2019 Press Releases

8/22/2019 UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Severe Weather in Iowa

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people affected by severe weather in Madison, Marion and Warren counties in Iowa.

8/22/2019 UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Wildfires in Alaska

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people affected by the ongoing wildfires across parts of Alaska.

10th annual wellness in the workplace
8/21/2019 More than Twice as Many Employers than 10 Years Ago are Planning to Increase Investments in Employee Health and Wellness, Optum Study Shows

More than 80% of employers said they are planning to increase their health and wellness budgets this year, more than double compared to 2009 (34%), according to the 10th annual Optum Wellness in the Workplace study.

8/14/2019 UnitedHealth Group Board Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Dividend to Shareholders

The Board of Directors of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), at its regularly scheduled meeting, authorized payment of a cash dividend of $1.08 per share, to be paid on September 24, 2019, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on September 16, 2019.

8/9/2019 Thousands of Optum Employee Volunteers Partner with Local Nonprofits in Five Countries to Help Reduce Health Disparities During Annual Day of Giving

Optum employee volunteers in the United States and around the world worked to make a difference in local communities where they work and live.

8/8/2019 UnitedHealthcare to Continue to Serve Louisianans Enrolled in Medicaid

The Louisiana Department of Health selected UnitedHealthcare Community Plan to continue administering its Louisiana Medicaid program, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

8/5/2019 UnitedHealth Group Supporting People Affected by Mass Shooting in El Paso

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are opening Optum’s Emotional-Support Help Line, providing access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people affected by the recent mass shooting in El Paso.

8/5/2019 UnitedHealth Group Supporting People Affected by Mass Shooting in Dayton

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are opening Optum’s Emotional-Support Help Line, providing access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people affected by the recent mass shooting in Dayton.

7/30/2019 UnitedHealthcare Awarding $1.1 Million to Northeast Ohio Nonprofits to Help Address Social Determinants of Health

UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, is awarding $1.1 million in grants to four statewide and Cleveland-area community-based organizations to expand their services that address key social determinants of health, and improve care access and health outcomes.

7/18/2019 UnitedHealth Group Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) reported second quarter 2019 results with continued well diversified strength in performance.

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