Corporate Governance

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.

PDF Principles of Governance 

Certificate of Incorporation & By-Laws

PDF Certificate of Incorporation (July 1, 2015)

PDF Bylaws (amended and restated on Aug. 15, 2017) 

Political Contributions

PDF 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: 
PDF 2017     PDF 2016     PDF 2015     PDF 2014     PDF 2013     PDF 2012     PDF 2011


* 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.