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 2018 “World’s Most Admired Companies” list. This is the eighth straight year UnitedHealth Group ranked No. 1 overall in its sector.
  • Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 5 in the 2018 rankings of the 500 largest U.S. corporations based on 2017 revenues.
  • Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 13 on its 2017 Global 500, a list of the world’s largest corporations based on 2016 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 one of America’s 50 most community-minded companies.
  • UnitedHealth Group was included among the 2017 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes.
  • 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 2017 Newsweek Green Rankings, created in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor, UnitedHealth Group ranked in the top 10 percent of the largest 500 U.S. companies in corporate sustainability and environmental impact.
  • In 2017, for the seventh 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.

Business Recognition

  • 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.
  • Optum360, a leading provider of health care revenue management services, received the following recognition:
    • No. 1 in the 2017 Black Book Rankings for revenue cycle management software, outsourcing and computer-assisted coding services.
    • The 2017 United States Market Leadership Award for revenue cycle management coding and clinical documentation from Frost & Sullivan.
  • UnitedHealthcare was named a winner in the Customer Service Department of the Year category, presented by the Stevie Awards, an international awards program recognizing outstanding performances in the workplace. In addition UnitedHealthcare was named a Silver award winner for its proprietary Advocate4Me® service.
  • UnitedHealthcare’s Amil business has received MCG’s 2017 Richard L. Doyle Award for improving health care outcomes in Brazil.
  • 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.