Press Releases

UnitedHealth Group Donates $1.5 Million to Help Residents of the Carolinas Affected by Hurricane Florence

Company also offers 1:1 match for employee donations supporting disaster-relief efforts UnitedHealth Group deploying health care delivery capabilities in affected areas In addition to financial support for the affected communities, UnitedHealth Group will mobilize clinical and care delivery assets to help provide access to care through: “We are deeply concerned for the people affected by […]

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UnitedHealth Group Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for 20th Consecutive Year

For Immediate Release Ranked No. 1 among Health Care and Providers & Services Sector UnitedHealth Group named to the Indices every year for two decades, since rankings established in 1999 Scored among highest for customer relationship and supply chain management, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, partnerships towards sustainable health care, environmental reporting and operational eco-efficiency, among […]

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UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Tornadoes in Central Iowa

UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Tornadoes in Central Iowa • Assistance for UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected • Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone DES MOINES, Iowa (July 20, 2018) – UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and […]

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Consumers Reach $1 Billion Mark in Incentives with Rally Health

Milestone highlights growing value of Rally offerings that drive meaningful health engagement and behavior change SAN FRANCISCO AND WASHINGTON, D.C., (JULY 17, 2018) – People who use Rally HealthSM, Inc. digital health and wellbeing tools have earned more than $1 billion in health-related incentive rewards since 2016 by making choices that lead to better health. […]

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Scholarship Program for Native Americans to Create Pipeline of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Professionals in North Dakota

American Indian College Fund and United Health Foundation partner to create solutions to substance abuse and opioid crisis Program to include scholarships, mentoring, academic support, job training and research opportunities FORT TOTTEN, N.D. (May 3, 2018) – The American Indian College Fund, in partnership with United Health Foundation, has launched The United Health Foundation Tribal […]

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Humana, MultiPlan, Optum, Quest Diagnostics and UnitedHealthcare Launch Blockchain-Driven Effort to Tackle Care Provider Data Issues

LOUISVILLE, Ky. & NEW YORK & SECAUCUS, N.J. & MINNETONKA, Minn. (April 2, 2018) – Five leading health care organizations – Humana (NYSE: HUM), MultiPlan, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) and UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) Optum and UnitedHealthcare – today announced that they are launching a pilot program applying blockchain technology to improve data quality and […]

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Study: Digital Tools Help Children and Teens Better Manage Type 1 Diabetes

  Pilot program by UnitedHealth Group and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota showed meaningful improvements in blood glucose control and quality of life measurements – particularly among teens Tech-based data collection system shows promise as a scalable alternative to conventional care, making it easier and more convenient for families and doctors to adhere to […]

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UnitedHealthcare Launches Expansion of Direct-to-Consumer Pharmacy Discounts to Millions of Americans

UnitedHealthcare Launches Expansion of Direct-to-Consumer Pharmacy Discounts to Millions of Americans Approach will lower out-of-pocket costs for eligible plan participants when filling a prescription Program to help make prescriptions more affordable at the point of sale and improve the health care experience MINNETONKA, Minn. (March 6, 2018) – UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, […]

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UNITEDHEALTH GROUP RATED “WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED COMPANY” IN INSURANCE AND MANAGED CARE BY FORTUNE 2018 SURVEY

Eighth straight year as No. 1 in sector Ranked No. 1 in innovation for ninth consecutive year  MINNETONKA, Minn. (Jan. 19, 2018) – UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) was the top-ranking company in the insurance and managed care sector for FORTUNE’s 2018 “World’s Most Admired Companies” list, featured in the magazine’s February issue. This is the […]

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UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Flooding and Mudslides in Southern California

Assistance for UnitedHealthcare plan participants whose access to care or prescriptions needs may have been affected  Free emotional-support help line from Optum open to anyone SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Jan. 12, 2018) – UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people affected by the […]

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