We partner with diverse suppliers to reflect the multicultural markets we serve.
Strengthening the diverse business community contributes to the overall economic growth and expansion of the nation’s most rapidly expanding market segments. That’s why at UnitedHealth Group, we actively seek to partner with diverse suppliers that reflect the multicultural markets we serve.
Our Approach to Identifying Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers
Our sourcing teams actively work to identify opportunities for minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned, and other Historically Underutilized Businesses. We also work with state and local government agencies, minority business groups and advocacy organizations to identify sourcing opportunities for diverse suppliers where possible.
Partnerships with Supplier Diversity Advocacy Organizations
We are corporate members of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). We also support 24 NMSDC regional affiliate councils throughout the United States and nine states through our affiliations with WBENC.
Supplier Diversity Program Certification
Certification is important for the credibility of our program, as it validates the ownership of our suppliers. To be included in UnitedHealth Group’s Supplier Diversity Program, we require firms to be certified as minority- or women-owned businesses by a third party certification agency.
Examples of third party certification agencies include: The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), or the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. We also recognize certifications from other third party certification organizations.
Learn more about the UnitedHealth Group Supplier Registration program
Please contact us with questions about UnitedHealth Group’s Supplier Diversity program.
Diversity Business Development Program
PO Box 9472
Minneapolis, MN 55440-9472
UnitedHealth Group launched the Supplier Diversity IMPACT Awards in 2015 to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding contributions in the areas of technological advancement, innovative solutions, cost-effective and responsive solutions and the expansion of relationships.
UnitedHealth Group is honored to announce the following Supplier Diversity IMPACT Award recipients for 2017:
Marina Graphics Center, a print supplier that provides print and mail services for UnitedHealth Group enterprise-wide, with heavy support for our Medicare & Retirement group plans. This supplier is recognized for consistently delivering results that exceed service expectations.
Call One, a supplier of communications and collaboration devices. This supplier is recognized for providing innovative solutions to help UnitedHealth Group reduce the overall expense of providing headsets for employees. They continue to streamline their processes to meet our needs.
MTM, an industry leader in providing non-emergency medical transportation services. This supplier is recognized for expanding their relationship within the UnitedHealthcare network, enabling us to serve members with one provider across multiple states.
Horizontal Integration, a supplier of contingent labor. This supplier is recognized for consistently providing exceptional service as they’ve grown their business year over year at UnitedHealth Group. They have earned a position as a Primary Vendor for the IT labor program.