Press Releases

  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Announces Earnings Release Date
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) will release its second quarter 2020 financial results on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, before the market opens, and will host a teleconference at 8:45 a.m. ET to discuss the results with analysts and investors.
    July 02, 2020 | 1 min Read
  • Press Release
    Urgent Care Centers Can Address Gaps in Access to Primary Care According to New Research from UnitedHealth Group
    New research from UnitedHealth Group has shown that urgent care centers can serve up to 10 million American children who currently have limited access to well-child visits.
    June 25, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare Dental Launches Teledentistry Option to Help Plan Participants Avoid Unnecessary ER Visits
    UnitedHealthcare Dental continues to evolve its products and services to improve access to oral care, while lowering costs.
    June 24, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Support Vulnerable Arizona Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has committed $500,000 to provide urgent assistance to Arizona residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    June 11, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Grants $430K to American Indian College Fund to Expand Tribal Scholars Program
    The United Health Foundation (UHF) is increasing its support of the American Indian College Fund’s United Health Foundation Tribal Scholars Program to ensure Native American communities have access to urgently needed health care with a $430,000 grant to provide 13 scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Natives studying in the health and dental fields.
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Recognized by Points of Light as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has been recognized by The Civic 50 as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States for its civic engagement in 2019.
  • Press Release
    Commonwealth of Kentucky Chooses UnitedHealthcare to Serve its Medicaid Beneficiaries
    The Commonwealth of Kentucky, which is partnering with managed care health plans to improve people’s health and well-being and reduce health care costs, selected UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kentucky as one of five organizations to administer its statewide Medicaid program, effective January 1, 2021.
    June 08, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Invests Additional $100 Million in Affordable Housing to Further Its Commitment to Building Communities That Achieve Better Health Outcomes
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has reached $500 million in affordable housing investments, with an announcement today of a $100 million investment in the Health & Housing Fund — a partnership with Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) and National Affordable Housing Trust (NAHT).
    June 04, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Updates on Annual Shareholder Meeting, Board Actions
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) provided updates on its 2020 annual shareholder meeting and actions by its Board of Directors at its regular quarterly meeting.
    June 02, 2020
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Announces Support for Twin Cities in Response to George Floyd Tragedy and Civil Unrest
    Following the tragic death of George Floyd, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) today announced a commitment to support Mr. Floyd’s family, help Twin Cities businesses restore their operations and fund efforts to advance equity and inclusivity in the Minneapolis-St. Paul community.
  • Press Release
    Rally Health Earns HITRUST CSF Certification for Meeting Regulatory and Industry-Defined Requirements for Safeguarding Protected Health Information
    Digital health company Rally Health, Inc., part of health services leader Optum, announced today that its Rally® consumer digital health platform and entire portfolio of solutions have achieved HITRUST CSF® Certification, a distinction awarded by HITRUST,® a leading data protection standards development and certification organization, to recognize health solutions that have passed a rigorous security evaluation and have met key regulations and industry requirements related to safeguarding protected health information (PHI).
    May 27, 2020
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Commits $2.5 Million to Establish Behavioral Health Crisis Team in Children’s Wisconsin Emergency Department
    The United Health Foundation has awarded Children’s Wisconsin a three-year, $2.5 million grant to establish a crisis response team in the emergency department (ED) available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children with mental and behavioral health needs.
    May 27, 2020
  • Press Release
    Study Finds Seniors with COVID-19 Taking Hypertension Medication at Lower Risk of Hospitalization, Clinical Trial to Follow Immediately
    A study completed by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) with the Yale School of Medicine found that older COVID-19 patients with hypertension taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors had a lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization.
    May 19, 2020
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group-Sponsored Charity Golf Match Raises Millions for American Nurses Foundation and CDC Foundation to Support COVID-19 Response
    The TaylorMade Driving Relief charity golf match, supported by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), raised more than $5.5 million for COVID-19 relief efforts, led by UnitedHealth Group’s $3 million contribution to benefit the American Nurses Foundation and CDC Foundation, two organizations helping to lead COVID-19 relief efforts.
    May 18, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group and Microsoft Collaborate to Launch ProtectWell Protocol and App to Support Return-to-Workplace Planning and COVID-19 Symptom Screening
    UnitedHealth Group and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to launch ProtectWell, an innovative return-to-workplace protocol that enables employers to bring employees back to work in a safer environment.
    May 15, 2020
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Ohio Awarded NCQA Distinction in Multicultural Health Care
    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Ohio with its Distinction in Multicultural Health Care award for delivery of culturally appropriate and quality improvement interventions serving diverse populations.
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare and GlassesUSA.com’s New Network Relationship Gives People Online Access to Affordable, Designer Prescription Eyewear
    People enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual vision plans now have network access to GlassesUSA.com, giving more than 19 million Americans online access to order prescription glasses and sunglasses for little or no out-of-pocket costs.
    May 14, 2020
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Donates $750,000 to Support Pennsylvania’s Home Care, Home Health and Hospice Workers Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has donated $750,000 to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and support for frontline health care workers fighting COVID-19 and the vulnerable populations they serve in Pennsylvania.
  • Press Release
    Optum Offers Free Online Wellness Program to Help Older Adults Stay Healthy and Active During COVID-19 Pandemic
    Optum, a leading health services company, launched the Virtual Community Center wellness program to give older adults across the country free access to online exercise, nutrition and mental health classes geared for their age group.
    May 12, 2020
  • Press Release
    Optum Helping People Stay Connected with Needed Behavioral Health Support During COVID-19
    Optum continues to respond to the need by significantly expanding the availability of telehealth visits, including growing the number of providers available to see patients virtually.
    May 11, 2020
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Provides Over $1.5 Billion of Additional Support in Response to Covid-19 Challenges
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is taking additional action to directly support people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing over $1.5 billion of additional support for its customers.
    May 07, 2020
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Donates $500,000 to Support Behavioral Health Needs of Colorado Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has donated $500,000 to the Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) to address the behavioral health needs of Colorado residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Donates $500,000 to University of Chicago Medicine to Support Expanded COVID-19 Testing in Underserved Communities
    The United Health Foundation is donating $500,000 to the University of Chicago Medicine to support expanded COVID-19 testing for underserved communities.
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group, Boston Scientific, Medtronic and the University of Minnesota Work to Deploy 3,000 Emergency Ventilator Alternative Devices
    UnitedHealth Group is collaborating with Boston Scientific, Medtronic and the University of Minnesota to deploy 3,000 newly invented “light” ventilators to address the limited stock of critical breathing support equipment in response to COVID-19.
    April 23, 2020
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Joins Forces with AARP Foundation in $5 Million Initiative to Support Seniors Experiencing Isolation, Food Insecurity, During COVID-19 Crisis
    The United Health Foundation is teaming up with AARP Foundation to support older Americans during the COVID-19 emergency.
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Donates $5 Million to Support National Program to Develop Convalescent Plasma Treatments for COVID-19
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) will donate $5 million to support a federally sponsored program aimed at accelerating and expanding the availability of investigational convalescent plasma treatments for COVID-19 patients nationwide.
    April 21, 2020
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Launches $5 Million in National Partnerships to Support Frontline Health Care Workers During COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation is partnering with the CDC Foundation, Direct Relief and the American Nurses Foundation to support the nation’s health care workforce during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Press Release
    New Study Shows Effectiveness of Polyester Swabs and Saline Transportation for COVID-19 Testing, Improving Testing Efficiency and Flexibility, and Protecting Health Care Workers
    A study led by UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) Research & Development and The Everett Clinic, part of Optum, revealed alternative swab materials and commonly available saline are effective for COVID-19 testing, providing more options for sample collection.
    April 16, 2020
  • Press Release
    Sanvello Offers Free Clinician Dashboard to Mental Health Professionals to Support COVID-19 Response
    Sanvello Health, Inc., a leading provider of digital and tele-mental health solutions to individuals, businesses and health care professionals, today announced free access to its clinician dashboard, Sanvello for Clinicians, to all U.S. mental health professionals to support their work with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic for the duration of the crisis.
    April 16, 2020
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Reports First Quarter Results
    During the first quarter of 2020, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) responded to the COVID-19 global health crisis, rapidly redirecting its business efforts to provide a broad range of critical support to patients, customers, care providers and communities, while maintaining full employment for its team members.
    April 15, 2020
  • Press Release
    Sir Andrew Witty to Take Leave of Absence from UnitedHealth Group to Co-Lead World Health Organization Efforts to Accelerate a COVID-19 Vaccine
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced that Sir Andrew Witty, president of UnitedHealth Group and CEO of Optum, has been asked to co-lead a global effort of the World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with key stakeholders, to accelerate the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $250,000 to Support Vulnerable Michigan Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has committed $250,000 to provide urgent assistance to Michigan residents experiencing food insecurity as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable Los Angeles County Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has committed $1 million to provide urgent assistance to Los Angeles County residents experiencing homelessness as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Story
    United Health Foundation Launches Partnerships to Support Communities Hard Hit by the COVID-19 Pandemic
    The United Health Foundation has provided nearly $6 million to support 10 partnerships in communities hard hit by COVID-19.
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Honored to Assist the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Under the CARES Act
    UnitedHealth Group is honored to have been asked to assist the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in distributing, as directed by the Department, an initial $30 billion in emergency funding to health care providers seeking assistance under the CARES Act. This effort is vital to maintaining the health and readiness of the U.S. health care system, and we’re pleased to have the opportunity to support it.
    April 10, 2020
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable New York Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    Partnerships with Food Bank For New York City and Care For the Homeless are part of initial $50 million commitment from UnitedHealth Group to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Support Vulnerable Louisiana Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has committed $500,000 to provide urgent assistance to Louisiana residents experiencing homelessness and food insecurity as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable Seattle Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has committed $1 million to provide urgent assistance to Seattle residents experiencing homelessness as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable Florida Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has committed $1 million to provide urgent assistance to Florida residents experiencing homelessness and food insecurity as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable New Jersey Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency
    The United Health Foundation has committed $1 million to provide urgent assistance to New Jersey residents experiencing food insecurity as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.