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 

Board of Directors

The current members of UnitedHealth Group's Board of Directors and the committees on which they serve are identified below.

PDF Board of Directors 
PDF Audit Committee Charter
PDF Compensation and Human Resources Committee Charter 
PDF Public Policy Strategies and Responsibility Committee Charter  
PDF Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter

PDF Code of Conduct: Our Principles of Ethics & Integrity* 
PDF Standards for Director Independence 
PDF Related-Person Transactions Approval Policy   
PDF Board of Directors Communication Policy   
PDF Nominating Advisory Committee Description  
PDF Corporate Environmental Policy 

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 2013    PDF 2012    PDF 2011    PDF 2010    PDF 2009    PDF 2008

Articles of Incorporation

PDF Third Restated Articles of Incorporation 


PDF 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.

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