UnitedHealth Creates 1500 Texas Jobs

Irvine-based healthcare benefits firm UnitedHealth Group announced this morning that it is expanding its presence in the state, and will be creating nearly 1,500 new jobs in the area. The firm said the expansion includes 800 new jobs at its solution center in Irving for Connextions, the IT and business services outsourcing firm which is part of UnitedHealth Group's Optum health services business.