REFILE-UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth raises full-year forecast as Optum business gains

April 16, 2015 10:44 AM

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April 16 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, raised its full-year revenue and profit forecast as it added more members and its Optum Health Services business continued to grow.

The company also reported better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter, helping to send its shares up nearly 5 percent in premarket trade on Thursday.

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