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 2019 "World's Most Admired Companies" list. This is the ninth straight year UnitedHealth Group ranked No. 1 overall in its sector.

  • Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 6 in the 2019 rankings of the 500 largest U.S. corporations based on 2018 revenues.

  • Fortune magazine ranked UnitedHealth Group No. 14 on its 2019 Global 500, a list of the world's largest corporations based on 2018 revenues.

  • UnitedHealth Group is a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, a blue chip group of 30 companies deemed industry leaders.

  • In 2019 for the eighth consecutive year, 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 has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Dow Jones North America Index annually since 1999.

  • UnitedHealth Group was named one of America's Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and Forbes in 2018. The JUST 100 rankings measure how U.S. companies perform on issues Americans care about most, including worker pay and treatment, customer respect, product quality and environmental impact.

  • In the 2017-2018 Newsweek Green Rankings, created in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor, UnitedHealth Group ranked in the top 10 percent out of the largest 500 U.S. companies in corporate sustainability and environmental impact.

  • In 2018, for the eighth consecutive year, the National Business Group on Health honored UnitedHealth Group with a "Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles" top-tier Platinum award.

  • In 2019 the Human Rights Campaign Foundation recognized UnitedHealth Group as among the best places to work for LGBTQ equality in its annual Corporate Equality Index.

  • INROADS, a national organization focused on developing and placing talented minority youth in business and preparing them for leadership, honored UnitedHealth Group with the Frank C. Carr Award in 2019. The award recognizes corporate partners who exhibit a commitment to the diversity talent pipeline.

  • UnitedHealth Group was named a 2019 Military Friendly Employer by Viqtory, a veteran-owned business that connects the military community to civilian opportunity.

Business Recognition

  • Optum has been named a leader in five 2019 Everest Group PEAK MatrixTM Assessments: Healthcare Provider Digital Services, Healthcare Payer Digital Services, Healthcare Analytics Services, Healthcare Business Services Delivery Automation, and Payer Business Process services. The PEAK matrix offers an annual objective, data-driven and comparative assessment of service providers based on their market impact, vision and capability.

  • OptumRx received the 2019 Excellence Award for Opioid Management Strategies from the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute. The award recognizes OptumRx for significantly reducing excessive prescribing, dispensing and consumption of prescription opioids – while delivering quality care – through its Opioid Risk Management program.

  • In 2018, for the fourth 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.

  • Global analyst and consulting group Frost & Sullivan awarded Optum their Company of the Year award in 2018 for Population Health Management in North America.

  • Optum360, a leading provider of health care revenue management services, was named No. 1 in the 2018 Black Book Rankings for revenue cycle management software, outsourcing and computer-assisted coding services.

  • UnitedHealthcare was recognized by the 2018 BIG Awards for Business in the "New Product of the Year" category for PreCheck MyScript and the Healthy Pregnancy app. The BIG (Business Intelligence Group) Awards celebrate industry-leading companies, products and people for outstanding innovation.

  • UnitedHealthcare was named a winner in the Customer Service Department of the Year category, presented by the Stevie Awards in 2018, an international awards program recognizing outstanding performances in the workplace. In addition UnitedHealthcare was named a Silver award winner for its proprietary Advocate4Me® service.

  • The Ibero-Brazilian Customer Relations Institute ranked UnitedHealthcare's Amil No. 13 on its listing of best customer companies across all industries in 2018.

  • UnitedHealthcare's Amil was named one of Brazil's 60 most valuable brands, according to BrandZ Brasil. Amil ranked 10th overall and number one in the health care category.

  • In 2018 for the second consecutive year, Valor Econômico, a leading business newspaper in Brazil, ranked UnitedHealthcare's Amil first in the Health Insurers category in the Valor Brazilian Innovation Rankings. The rankings are compiled in partnership with Strategy&, a PwC group.