Our mission is to help people live healthier lives. Our role is to help improve the health care system for everyone.

At A Glance

  • Serving more than 85 million individuals worldwide with health benefits and services.
  • UnitedHealthcare and Optum serve members in all 50 states in the United States and more than 125 other countries.
  • 2013 revenues of $122.5 billion.
  • Fortune 500 ranking: No. 17
  • Named World’s Most Admired Company in the Insurance and Managed Care sector, 2011, 2012, 2013, by Fortune.
  • Member, Dow Jones Industrial Average.

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

We are committed to introducing innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations in local communities. Our core capabilities in clinical care resources, information and technology uniquely enable us to meet the evolving needs of a changing health care environment as millions more Americans enter a structured system of health benefits and we help build a stronger, higher quality health system that is sustainable for the long term.

We serve our clients and consumers through two distinct platforms: 

  • UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services. Learn more >
  • Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. Learn more >

In the Spotlight

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Global Health 
Health care is becoming more globally interconnected, as companies, workers, health professionals, diseases, new treatments and innovative technologies all move across borders with increasing ease.
Visit our Global website to learn how we are applying our capabilities broadly across health care in markets worldwide >


UnitedHealth Group has long been defined by our innovative approach to health care. We were among the first to embed information technology more deeply into the health care system, and we have been industry leaders in offering unique coverage options and care concepts. We continue that process of innovation by constantly looking for new and effective ways to improve America's health care system and transform the way Americans receive care.
Visit our Innovation website to learn more >

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Diabetes Initiatives
Solid evidence has shown that early and aggressive intervention can reverse diabetes’ course for people with prediabetes and reduce its devastating impact on people already diagnosed with the disease. UnitedHealth Group offers solutions to support people with diabetes or prediabetes and address childhood obesity.
Visit our diabetes website to learn more >

Center for Nursing Advancement   

Center for Nursing Advancement
As one of the nation’s largest employers of nurses, UnitedHealth Group recognizes that nurse professionals will play an increasingly important role as the health delivery system evolves. Our Center for Nursing Advancement helps nurses emerge as leaders and innovators in their field.
Visit the Center for Nursing Advancement website to learn more >

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