UnitedHealth Group is committed to meeting the highest standards of ethical behavior and appropriate business conduct in everything we do, every day.
Sound corporate governance principles are critical to helping ensure that we perform with integrity and excellence in all aspects of our operations. What's more, they are vital to retaining the trust and respect of investors and other stakeholders and interested parties, including the individuals we serve, employers, physicians and other health care professionals, suppliers, government officials, employees and the general public.
Principles of Governance
Board of Directors
The current members of UnitedHealth Group's Board of Directors and the committees on which they serve are identified below.
Board of Directors
Audit Committee Charter
Compensation and Human Resources Committee Charter
Public Policy Strategies and Responsibility Committee Charter
Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter
Code of Conduct: Our Principles of Ethics & Integrity*
Standards for Director Independence
Related-Person Transactions Approval Policy
Board of Directors Communication Policy
Nominating Advisory Committee Description
Corporate Environmental Policy
Political Contributions Policy
UnitedHealth Group’s Political Contributions Policy provides that the company will publish a semi-annual disclosure report on its website of political and certain other contributions.
Political Contributions Reports: 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Articles of Incorporation
Third Restated Articles of Incorporation
Fourth Amended and Restated Bylaws
* On May 24, 2011, the UnitedHealth Group Board of Directors adopted the UnitedHealth Group Code of Conduct: Our Principles of Ethics & Integrity ("Code of Conduct"), which incorporates into one document the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and the Company's Principles of Ethics & Integrity. The Code of Conduct does not materially change the provisions of the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics that related to the elements of the code of ethics definition enumerated in Item 406(b) of Regulation S-K.