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National Recognition for Wellbeing Excellence


On Sept. 26, the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) recognized UnitedHealth Group with the 2017 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award, which recognizes workforce health and wellbeing programs. UnitedHealth Group is one of only 16 companies to receive the top-tier Platinum Award, and this marks seven consecutive years that the company has received a Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award in the highest category.

The NBGH award program recognizes employers with exceptional commitment to improving their employees' physical and emotional health and wellbeing, productivity and overall quality of life. The award criteria encompass a wide range of wellbeing contributors including job satisfaction, community involvement, financial security, emotional health and social connectedness. The Platinum Award is reserved for organizations with demonstrated results and a recognized connection between workforce wellbeing and business results. More information on the award criteria can be found on the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award website.

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