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Company Overview

Global Headquarters Minneapolis, MN Senior Leadership David S. Wichmann, Chief Executive Officer 2016 Revenue $184.8  Billion Worldwide Employees 270,000 employees in 33 countries Website Our Mission Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. Our Values We'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 and to help make the health system work better for everyone. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance help us best serve more than 139 million individuals worldwide.

We have the largest networks of physicians, hospitals, health facilities and caregivers in the United States and operate in all 50 states and more than 125 other countries.

Our family of businesses

Our company is comprised of two business platforms offering distinct, yet complementary capabilities: Health Benefits and Health Services.

UnitedHealthcare, our health benefits platform, serves the health benefits needs of individual consumers and employers of all sizes; individuals age 50 and older through Medicare and other benefit products that fit their unique needs.

Optumour health services platform, is engaging consumers in making better decisions about their health and health care, and supporting care providers in improving the efficiency, effective delivery and affordability of care. It is one of the largest health information, technology, services and consulting companies in the world, as well as OptumRx, a pharmacy benefit management leader in service, affordability and clinical quality.

Our family of businesses serves more than 6,000 hospital facilities and 247,000 health care professionals or groups. We have direct relationships with 6,000 hospitals and care facilities and 820,000 physicians and caregivers.

Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 6 in the 2017 rankings of the 500 largest U.S. corporations based on 2016 revenues.

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

Community Focused

UnitedHealth Group was recognised as one of America’s 50 most community-minded companies for 2014 in the Civic 50, and ranked first in the health care industry for the second consecutive year.

Involve, our volunteer program, is primarily about engaging in hands-on, face-to-face activities in the communities where we live and work. UnitedHealth Group has logged nearly 2.2 million volunteer hours since tracking began in 2007.

UnitedHealth Group conducts an annual companywide giving campaign that solicits employee donations to community charities of their choice. In 2015, employee pledges combined with the match from United Health Foundation totaled more than $24 million, up 20 percent over 2014.

UnitedHealth Group received the 2014 Best Corporate Steward – Large Business award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center.

Points of Light recognized UnitedHealth Group with the 2014 Corporate Engagement Award of Excellence for outstanding employee volunteer programmes that engage workers and improve communities.

UnitedHealth Group received the Project Sunshine Award for Corporate Philanthropic Leadership in 2014. Project Sunshine provides free educational, recreational and social programs to children and families living with medical challenges.

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