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Our Businesses

UnitedHealthcare and Optum: a positive force in health care.

UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: Health Benefits and Health Services.


Health Benefits

UnitedHealthcare, our Health Benefits platform, is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. Learn more about our UnitedHealthcare business segments below.

UnitedHealthcare Community & State provides innovative managed care solutions to state Medicaid programs, caring for the economically disadvantaged, the medically underserved and those without the benefit of employer-funded health care coverage. This business participates in programs in 30 states and the District of Columbia, serving nearly 6.7 million beneficiaries. 

UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual works closely with employers and individuals to provide a comprehensive array of consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for large national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses and individuals nationwide, providing nearly 27 million Americans access to quality health care. 

UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement addresses the health and well-being of individuals age 50 and older, providing a wide spectrum of products and services to approximately one in five people in the growing senior market segment in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and most U. S. territories. 

UnitedHealthcare Global serves over 6 million people with medical benefits, principally in South America, but also residing in more than 130 other countries. It safeguards the health, well-being and productivity of global workforces with a comprehensive range of health and mobilization capabilities and supports the health systems of individual nations with health care technology, financing and delivery. Clients include multi-national and local businesses, governments, non-U.S. health insurers and travel insurers, reinsurers, and individuals and their families. 


Health Services

Optum, our Health Services platform, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to modernizing the system and improving the health of people and communities. Learn more about our Optum business segments below.

OptumHealth serves the physical, emotional and financial needs of 91 million individuals, enabling consumer health management and collaborative care delivery through programs offered by employers, payers, government entities and, increasingly, directly with the care delivery system. OptumHealth’s solutions reduce costs for customers, improve workforce productivity and consumer satisfaction and optimize the overall health and well-being of populations. 

OptumInsight provides software and information products, advisory consulting services and business process outsourcing to participants in the health care industry. Hospitals, physicians, commercial health plans, government agencies, life sciences companies and other organizations that comprise the health care system work with OptumInsight to reduce costs, meet compliance mandates, improve clinical performance and adapt to the changing health system landscape. 

OptumRx provides pharmacy care services for 65 million people and processes 1.3 billion adjusted retail, mail and specialty drug prescriptions annually. OptumRx is dedicated to helping people achieve optimal health while maximizing cost savings by working closely with customers to create customized solutions to improve quality and safety, increase compliance and adherence, and reduce fraud and waste.