Innovative Solutions

Meeting the Needs of Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

UnitedHealth Group is dedicated to applying our leading innovations, data analytics, and expertise to serve military service members, veterans, and their families.

UnitedHealth Group Participates in a National Conversation on Improving Mental Wellness for Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

(September 2015) In September 2015, Optum, UnitedHealthcare and UnitedHealth Group officials participated in the Military Officers Association of America 2015 Warrior-Family Symposium in Washington, D.C. The event, sponsored by UnitedHealth Group, focused on how government and non-government organizations are aligning to improve mental wellness for service members, veterans, and their families.

White Paper:
Converging Lines: Veterans, Health Care & Jobs

(March 2015) Paralyzed Veterans of America and UnitedHealth Group collaborated to put together recommendations that promote the hiring of veterans in health care. This paper focuses on resolving veterans and caregiver unemployment by promoting increased hiring in health care occupations clinical and nonclinical.

Ready to Serve: An Assessment of Community-based Provider Capacity to Deliver Competent, Quality Care to Veterans and Their Families

(Nov. 2014) The findings from this study by Military Officers Association of America, United Health Foundation and RAND Corporation have the potential to aid the development and implementation of additional training in military and veteran cultural awareness and evidence-based care for PTSD and depression for military veterans and their families. The full study is available at

White Paper:
Delivering Innovation, Quality, and Access to U.S. Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families

(Nov. 2014) UnitedHealth Group’s breadth and scope uniquely position us to apply our proven best practices from across the health care system to increase access, enhance quality, improve patient outcomes, and reduce costs for the military and veterans communities we are privileged to serve. This White Paper describes a sample of the capabilities we can bring to the military and veterans’ health arena.

Caregivers of Veterans Serving on the Homefront

(Nov. 2010) Understanding the perspective of family caregivers of our nation’s veterans is critical. This in-depth study reveals how providing care affects caregivers’ lives, and details the organizations and information sources that have been helpful to them, and the programs and services that support and assist them.