Innovative specialty drugs are providing important cures and treatments, with new therapies expected in the near future.
Primary care is the foundation of the U.S. health care system and accounts for 55 percent of the 1 billion physician office visits each year in the United States, yet 50 million Americans live in areas with an under-supply of primary care physicians.
The people of this enterprise are supporting local efforts to build vibrant neighborhoods and donating their time, talents and funds at record levels to a host of worthy causes and charitable organizations to improve their communities and the lives of their neighbors. They are making a real difference by being engaged and active citizens, creating a more secure and hopeful future for millions of people. In this report, we share just a few of their stories.
There is now widespread agreement that paying health care providers on a fee-for-service basis is a key factor affecting health care quality and affordability.
This report is a testament to the enduring commitment of the people of UnitedHealth Group to advance the well-being of their fellow citizens and their communities.
The federal government is confronting a substantial fiscal challenge and policymakers will need to consider a range of policy changes to bring the budget closer to balance.
The people of UnitedHealth Group, Optum and UnitedHealthcare, working together as a team and collaboratively with a broad range of partners across the nation and around the world, continually help to make the world a healthier place, to make health care better, to strengthen communities and to make a difference in the lives of millions of people. This report highlights the progress we helped make in people’s lives in 2011.
Our employees believe in extending a helping hand to their neighbors, dedicating their time and energy to work for worthy causes and donating generously to charities. This report is a testament to their dedication to building stronger, healthier communities in the United States and worldwide and a brighter future for all.
The annual cost of hospital inpatient services for privately insured individuals surpassed $200 billion in 2018 and is projected to exceed $350 billion in 2029, according to UnitedHealth Group.
On September 11, nearly 100 UnitedHealth Group employees volunteered at AARP Foundation’s Meal Pack Challenge.