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Company Overview

Global Headquarters Minneapolis, MN Senior Leadership Stephen J. Hemsley, President and CEO 2013 Revenue $122.5  Billion Worldwide Employees 150,000 employees in 21 countries Website Our MissionOur mission is to help people live healthier lives. Our ValuesWe're building a Culture to serve our customers that reflects these Values:
  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Relationships
  • Innovation
  • Performance

Helping people live healthier lives

UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives. We strive to express our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance with the more than 75 million individuals worldwide that we serve.

We have the largest networks of physicians, hospitals, health facilities and caregivers in the United States and operate in all 50 states and internationally.

Our family of businesses

Our family of businesses serves more than 6,000 hospital facilities and 247,000 health care professionals or groups. We have direct relationships with 5,400 hospitals and care facilities and 745,000 physicians and caregivers.

Our Businesses Include

  • UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State
  • UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans
  • Optum 
  • OptumRx

Our businesses serve the entire spectrum of health care participants: individual consumers, employers, governments, commercial payers and intermediaries, physicians, hospitals, care professionals and pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.

Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 17 in the 2013 rankings of the 500 largest U.S. corporations based on 2012 revenues.

UnitedHealth Group has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Dow Jones North America Index annually since 1999.

Community Focused

Over the course of a partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, UnitedHealth Group has been able to grant more than 700 wishes.

UnitedHealth Group’s annual nationwide giving campaign solicits employee donations to community charities of their choice. Employee pledges and the company-matching pledge totaled $15.5 million for 2011, our highest amount to date, up 11 percent over 2010.

Our employees volunteered more than 381,000 hours of their time to community projects in 2011.

UnitedHealth Group earned a top rating of 100% on the 2011 Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. The company’s “United Minnesota” initiative is a 10-year, $100 million philanthropic program to create sustainable improvements in health, education and well-being in Minnesota. Among other activities in 2010, UnitedHealthcare contributed $17.5 million to enhance trauma care for children across the region by supporting the creation of a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

We've committed $1.95 million over three years to the American Heart Association to help establish walking paths throughout the country.

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation provided 1,248 medical grants to families in 2011, a 59 percent increase over 2010, to assist children with medical services not covered by commercial benefit plans.

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services awarded a 2011 Healthy Living Innovation Award to the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, created in partnership with UnitedHealth Group and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since 1999, the United Health Foundation provided more than $193 million in charitable contributions and community relations support to the communities where we live and work.

At UnitedHealth Group, we live our mission to help people live healthier lives. We are proud to team up with schools, health care, and community partners for the Enterprise Childhood Obesity Initiative to positively impact academic and health outcomes. The partnership will promote early identification and support for children who are at risk of overweight and obesity. The goal is to prevent obesity and its adverse health, psychological, and academic consequences.

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