Awards & Recognition

At UnitedHealth Group, we strive to deliver consistent performance, solid fundamental execution and an innovative approach to health care. We are privileged to be recognized with awards for our work.


UnitedHealth Group Recognition

  • UnitedHealth Group is the top ranking company in the insurance and managed care sector on Fortune's 2017 "World's Most Admired Companies" list. This is the seventh straight year UnitedHealth Group ranked No. 1 overall in its sector.
  • Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 6 in the 2017 rankings of the 500 largest U.S. corporations based on 2016 revenues.
  • Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 17 on its 2016 Global 500, a list of the world's largest corporations based on 2015 revenues.
  • UnitedHealth Group is a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, a blue chip group of 30 companies deemed industry leaders.
  • In 2017, The Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative that highlights companies that improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business, ranked UnitedHealth Group first in the health care industry.
  • Project HOPE, a global health and disaster response organization, honored UnitedHealth Group with a 2017 Project HOPE Global Health Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to advance health outcomes in the developing world.
  • UnitedHealth Group has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Dow Jones North America Index annually since 1999.
  • In the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, created in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor, UnitedHealth Group ranked 20th out of the largest 500 U.S. companies in corporate sustainability and environmental impact.
  • In 2016, for the sixth consecutive year, the National Business Group on Health honored UnitedHealth Group with a "Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles" top-tier Platinum award.
  • UnitedHealth Group was named a 2017 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines.
  • UnitedHealth Group was honored with the Above and Beyond Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve in 2016. The award distinguishes employers who have gone above and beyond the requirements for granting leave and providing support for military duty for their employees.
  • In 2016, UnitedHealth Group was named one of America's Outstanding Navy Reserve Employers for promoting a culture of pride in and recognition of Naval Reserve service.

Business Recognition

  • Optum earned Frost & Sullivan's 2016 North America Company of the Year Award for the population health management market. Finalists for the award are required to demonstrate excellence in growth, innovation and leadership.
  • In 2017, for the third consecutive year, Optum ranked No. 1 on the Healthcare Informatics (HCI) 100, a listing of the top health care IT companies based on U.S. revenues.
  • In 2017, for the second consecutive year, Optum was named the No. 1 vendor on the annual IDC Health Insights HealthTech Rankings list.
  • Optum received three gold medals for exceptional customer service from ContactCenterWorld in 2016, and the award for Best Outsourcing Provider from the International Customer Management Institute.
  • Everest Group's 2016 PEAK Matrix™ report named Optum to the Leader category in health care payer information technology services.
  • In 2016, for the third consecutive year, Optum360 earned the No. 1 spot in the Black Book Rankings for revenue cycle management software technology and outsourcing services.
  • In 2016, for the second consecutive year, Optum360 won the Category Leader award for computer-assisted coding from KLAS, a leading global health care research organization.
  • OptumRx earned the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) Excellence Award in 2016 for BriovaLive™, the industry's first specialty pharmacy video consultation program.
  • At the 2016 American Business Awards, OptumRx received a bronze Stevie Award for Veteran Hiring.
  • The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation honored UnitedHealthcare in 2016 with the Globe and Anchor Award for its support in providing needs-based scholarships to children of U.S. Marines.
  • UnitedHealthcare Global was awarded the MCG Richard L. Doyle Award for 2016, which honors organizations that use innovative, evidence-based solutions to deliver optimal care and transform health care systems.
  • In 2016, the Corporate Volunteerism Council of the Twin Cities recognized UnitedHealthcare with the Employee Engagement Award for its "Kick Senior Hunger" campaign.
  • Valor Econômico, a leading business newspaper in Brazil, ranked Amil first in the insurance sector in the 2017 Innovation Valor Brazil rankings. The rankings are compiled in partnership with Strategy&, a PwC group.