Our Businesses

Dedicated to Advancing Health Care

UnitedHealth Group is a diversified health care company, offering health care coverage and benefits services through UnitedHealthcare, and information and technology-enabled health services through Optum.

Health Benefits & Services

UnitedHealth Group leverages distinctive competencies in information, technology and clinical excellence to deliver high-quality care, reduce costs, and deliver a better health care experience for the people we are privileged to serve.


UnitedHealthcare is a leader in health benefits, dedicated to the coverage needs of individuals, employers, Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and expanding access to affordable, high-quality health care.


Optum is an information and technology-enabled business that delivers clinical and pharmacy care services, empowering people and providers with the information, guidance and tools they need to achieve better health.

Core Competencies

Distinctive competencies in information, technology and clinical excellence help UnitedHealth Group enable greater impact on behalf of those we serve. By engaging people in their health and integrating data and best scientific evidence to empower physicians, we deliver proven actions and sustainable results on a global basis.

Information. We treat data with the respect and security it demands, while harnessing unique skills in collecting, managing and analyzing data and the capability to translate data into actionable information. To better engage consumers in their health, we integrate that data with best scientific evidence across physician practices to drive meaningful improvement in care outcomes, cost and experience.

Technology. We’re continually discovering innovative, scalable solutions with the potential to modernize the health care system, make it more aligned, more consistent and productive for everyone. Investment in our people, ideas and partnerships elevates our potential to make a meaningful impact in health care through digital health solutions.

Clinical Excellence. Gaining valuable insights from consumers, clinicians and partners informs our approach to sustainable solutions to support societal health care needs. Through the knowledge and experience of our clinicians and partnerships around the globe, we develop and organize health care resources to best serve specific local market needs. The ability to analyze complex data and apply deep health care expertise and insights allows us to take many of the biggest challenges facing health care head on.