Our People & Culture

Driven to Make a Difference.

Our diverse team is tackling challenges and seizing the opportunity to improve the health of individuals and communities.

Our People

At UnitedHealth Group, we are 330,000 diverse team members worldwide dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone. The people of our company are aligned around basic values — integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation and performance — that inspire our behavior as individuals and as an enterprise.

From doctors, nurses and technologists to customer care professionals and data scientists, we are adaptable, restless and committed to shaping the future of health care in collaboration with the people we are privileged to partner with and serve.

Our Team Includes





All serving 145M individuals.

Our Culture

At UnitedHealth Group, we celebrate our people, ideas and experiences — creating a culture where all team members are appreciated, valued and able to contribute to their full potential. We join together as individuals, forming a team as diverse as the people we serve — one person at a time — in support of helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone.

Inclusion & Diversity
We come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, and recognize that when we all come together the power of each of us is magnified. Culture, inclusion and diversity councils are role models for our diverse workforce and champion inclusive strategies to drive value and impact.
We build our pipeline of top talent to find the individuals who can help make a real difference, together. 
Employee Development
We offer a full range of health and well-being tools and services, a robust learning management system and a program to develop new managers.

Ethics & Integrity

The people of UnitedHealth Group are committed to the highest standards of integrity. 

Pay Equity
UnitedHealth Group is committed to pay equity for all employees.
United For Giving
Through our United for Giving program, UnitedHealth Group seeks to support employees each time they donate time or money to the causes and communities they care about across the globe.



Images of employees attending April 26, 2018 Innovation Forum at Optum headquarters in Minnesota.

Awards & Recognition

UnitedHealth Group, Optum and UnitedHealthcare are committed to improving access to health care, affordability, health outcomes, and the health care experience for the people and communities we serve. We are honored to be acknowledged for our work with the following awards and recognition.