Press Releases

  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare Introduces Enhancements for Wearable Device Well-being Program, Including Access to Apple Fitness+ at No Additional Cost
    UnitedHealthcare Motion, a wearable device well-being program available for purchase to employers across the country with self-funded and fully insured health plans, introduced several enhancements to eligible participants, which begin Jan. 1.
    December 14, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    Optum Expands Partnership with Wider Circle to Deliver 25,000 Healthy Meals to Individuals and Families in Need during Holiday Season
    Optum, a leading health services company, is expanding its partnership with Wider Circle, a tech-enabled community-based health care services company that drives better health for older adults and other vulnerable communities, to bring 25,000 meals to individuals and families, including Optum patients in Los Angeles County, during the holiday season.
    December 07, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    Lilly and UnitedHealth Group partner on pragmatic study of neutralizing antibody bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) for COVID-19
    Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) today announced a partnership to conduct a pragmatic study of bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) in high-risk, COVID-19 infected individuals.
    December 04, 2020 | 4 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare Awards Nearly $100,000 in Community Builder Grants to Six Community Organizations in Michigan
    Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Michigan has awarded nearly $100,000 in Community Builder Grants to six community organizations aimed at improving access to health care services and addressing social determinants of health.
    December 03, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    Sir Andrew Witty Returns to UnitedHealth Group after Leave of Absence
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced that Sir Andrew Witty, president of UnitedHealth Group and chief executive officer of Optum, has returned to the company after an eight-month leave of absence to serve as a Global Envoy for the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 efforts.
    December 02, 2020 | 1 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Updates Business Outlook Ahead of Investor Conference
    UnitedHealth Group issued an updated 2020 outlook and its initial view of 2021 ahead of its annual Investor Conference.
    December 01, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group to Host 2020 Investor Conference
    UnitedHealth Group will host its annual Investor Conference with analysts and institutional investors virtually on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET.
    November 25, 2020 | 1 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Names Matthew W. Friedrich Chief Legal Officer
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has named Matthew W. Friedrich executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective January 11, 2021.
    November 20, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation and Any Baby Can Partner to Expand Maternal Care for At-Risk Women in Texas
    The United Health Foundation is teaming up with Any Baby Can (ABC) to expand at-home maternal care services and improve the health of at-risk prenatal women.
    November 18, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for 22nd Consecutive Year
    Within the Health Care Equipment and Services Industry Group, UnitedHealth Group ranked in the 96th percentile overall, up 1 point from last year.
    November 16, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation and Texas Association of Community Health Centers Announce Partnership to Better Serve Adults Living with Diabetes
    The United Health Foundation today announced a partnership with the Texas Association of Community Health Centers (TACHC) to provide better care for adults living with diabetes across the state of Texas.
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Board Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Dividend
    The UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) board of directors has authorized payment of a cash dividend of $1.25 per share, to be paid on December 15, 2020, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on December 7, 2020.
    November 04, 2020 | 1 min Read
  • Press Release
    More Than 40% of Americans Say COVID-19 Has Influenced What Health Plan They Intend to Select During Open Enrollment
    Many Americans said COVID-19 has influenced the health plan they intend to select during open enrollment.
    October 29, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    Confidence in Artificial Intelligence Increases as Health Industry Leaders Project Faster Return on Investment, Signal Growing Need for Broad Range of AI Expertise
    Health care executives today believe artificial intelligence (AI) will deliver value for the industry faster than previously thought.
    October 27, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Partners with Family First Health of Pennsylvania to Improve Access to Care for Children and Families
    The United Health Foundation is partnering with Family First Health, a federally qualified health center, on an innovative program to improve access to health care for children and their families while widening the reach to serve vulnerable populations in the Keystone State.
    October 22, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    New Partnership with University of California, San Francisco Will Help Grow and Diversify State’s Mental Health Workforce
    A four-year, $4 million grant partnership between the University of California, San Francisco and UnitedHealth Group will expand the mental health workforce in California.
    October 20, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group and University of California San Diego Teaming to Help Grow and Diversify State’s Mental Health Workforce
    The University of California San Diego and UnitedHealth Group are announcing a new four-year, $4 million grant collaboration to expand the mental health workforce in California.
    October 20, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $2.5 Million to Support Breast Cancer Screenings for Michigan Residents
    The United Health Foundation has committed $2.5 million to the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) to support increased breast cancer screening and genetic testing for high-risk women, men and their families.
    October 15, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Reports Third Quarter Results
    During the third quarter of 2020, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) saw continued growth, led by Optum and the UnitedHealthcare public-sector and senior benefits businesses, even as the Company continued its expansive COVID-19 response efforts supporting patients, care providers, customers and communities.
    October 14, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    Sanvello Teams Up With the Chicago Bulls to Increase Access to Mental Health Resources for Youth
    Sanvello Health, Inc., a leading digital mental health care provider and UnitedHealth Group company (NYSE:UNH), today announced a new partnership with the Chicago Bulls.
    October 09, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Launches The HERO Program™ to Remove Financial Barriers for Living Donor Transplants
    UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has launched a first-of-its-kind program designed to support employees, and boost the critically low number of live-organ transplants.
    October 07, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare Eye Care Program Helps Support Children’s Eye Health by Reducing Exposure to Blue Light Amid COVID-19
    UnitedHealthcare has launched a vision program that will help children across the country reduce their exposure to blue light and support their overall eye health, addressing the unique eye-health challenges young people may face amid COVID-19.
    October 06, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation and American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Partner to Promote Physician Well-Being and Reduce Burnout
    United Health Foundation is teaming with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Foundation through a $3 million, three-year grant to help the AAFP identify causes of physician burnout and develop solutions to improve physician wellness and, ultimately, deliver higher quality care to patients.
    October 06, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare’s 2021 Medicare Plans Bring Unique Solutions for Unique Times
    UnitedHealthcare® today introduced its 2021 Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans, showcasing affordable coverage, exclusive benefits, expanded plan access and a simplified member experience that connects people to quality care – when and where they need it.
    October 01, 2020 | 9 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare Donates $1 Million to Support Food Security and Housing Programs Offered by Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
    UnitedHealthcare announced today it will contribute $1 million to Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada over the next three years to provide vital support to their Meals on Wheels program and Renewing Hope Program for Men.
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare Introduces New Health Plan Offering Lower Premiums and a High-Performing Network in Kansas City
    Kansas City-area employers can save up to 15% on monthly premiums with a new health plan from UnitedHealthcare that features Saint Luke’s Health System and Children’s Mercy Kansas City in its high-performing network.
    September 29, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Partners with Florida State University to Establish Graduate-Level Concentration in Military Health
    The United Health Foundation has committed $1.25 million to Florida State University (FSU) College of Nursing to help nurse practitioners better address the distinct health needs of individuals who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Ongoing Wildfires in Western States
    We're taking action to help people affected by the ongoing wildfires across parts of California, Oregon, Washington and several other Western States.
    September 11, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare and Sesame Workshop Team Up to Help Families Grow in Healthy Ways
    UnitedHealthcare and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, are co-creating a webinar designed to keep grandparents and their grandchildren connected during COVID-19.
    September 10, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare and Canopy Health Introduce Health Plan Delivering Lower Costs and a Patient-Focused Health Care Experience
    UnitedHealthcare and Canopy Health have introduced a new health plan that offers consumers in Northern California personalized and seamless customer support as well as the opportunity to save up to 25% on premiums.
    September 10, 2020 | 4 min Read
  • Press Release
    World-Champion Gymnast Aly Raisman Partners with Sanvello to Advance Mental Health Solutions
    Sanvello Health, Inc., a leading digital mental health care provider and a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, today announced a new partnership with gold medal gymnast and wellness advocate, Aly Raisman. The news strategic partnership also comes as Sanvello launches its new mental health coaching services and an expanded therapy offering, both available within the app.
    September 08, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealthcare Donates $500,000 to Support Residents of Louisiana Affected by Hurricane Laura
    UnitedHealthcare announced today it is donating $500,000 to the Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana to help residents recover and rebuild following the devastating impact of Hurricane Laura.
    September 01, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    State of Indiana Chooses UnitedHealthcare to Serve its Hoosier Care Connect Program Beneficiaries
    The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, which is partnering with managed care health plans to improve people’s health and well-being and reduce health care costs, has selected UnitedHealthcare to administer its Hoosier Care Connect program.
    August 27, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    Morehouse School of Medicine and UnitedHealth Group Collaborate to Help Expand COVID-19 Research and Health Equity for Individuals with Sickle Cell
    Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) have joined forces to determine if people with sickle cell trait are at greater risk of contracting COVID-19 and if the trait results in more severe cases of the disease.
    August 20, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Pledges $1.7 Million to Health Care Center for the Homeless to Expand Access to Primary Care in Florida
    The United Health Foundation has committed $1.7 million to increase the number of health care providers by training nurse practitioners to meet growing demand for primary care in underserved communities of Florida.
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Donates $1,250,000 to ECU to Support Maternal Health Needs of North Carolina Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
    The United Health Foundation has donated $1,250,000 to East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine to expand access to health care and improve health outcomes for North Carolina’s mothers and babies.
    August 13, 2020
  • Press Release
    United Health Foundation Donates $750,000 to Support Maternal Health Needs of Georgia Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
    The United Health Foundation has donated $750,000 to the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia to improve access to health care and health outcomes for Georgia’s mothers and babies.
    August 13, 2020 | 3 min Read
  • Press Release
    Physicians Provide Higher Quality Care Under Set Monthly Payments Instead of Being Paid Per Service, UnitedHealth Group Study Shows
    Global capitation payments provide strong incentives for physicians to prioritize prevention, avoid unnecessary interventions, and increase overall wellness
    August 11, 2020 | 2 min Read
  • Press Release
    UnitedHealth Group Board Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Dividend
    The UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) board of directors has authorized payment of a cash dividend of $1.25 per share, to be paid on September 22, 2020, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on September 14, 2020.
    August 05, 2020 | 1 min Read
  • Optum Commits $1 Million in Pro Bono Services to Address Local Health and Wellness Needs in Partnership with John Muir Health
    Optum, a leading health services company and part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), committed $1 million in pro bono services over the next three years to support local community-based organizations servicing Contra Costa County, Northern Alameda County and the Tri-Valley.
    August 04, 2020 | 3 min Read