United Healthcare is an American publicly traded company that offer health care services in the United States. The company was established in 1977 by Richard T. Burke and now their present revenue is more than $184 million that makes them world’s largest healthcare organization. The corporate headquarters of the company is situated in Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States. They were named the North American Company of the Year for Health Management by Optum by Frost & Sullivan. There are more than 270,000 people employed by the company for controlling their operations globally.
United Healthcare Divisions
The company has divided their operations into four different divisions that are explained below:
United Healthcare Employer & Individuals
This subsidiary of the company offers a great variety of consumer-oriented health solutions and services for America’s large employers.
United Healthcare Community & State
They offer managed care services to the Medicaid programs in the various states across the United States.
United Healthcare Medicare & Retirement
The company mainly involved in providing health and well-being solutions to the individuals with the age of 50 years or more.
• United Healthcare Global
This division offers medical benefits to more than 4 million individuals living in over 120 countries globally.
United Healthcare Acquisitions
Since its foundation, the company acquired lots of companies that include HealthWise of America, HealthPartners of Arizona, LifeMark Health Plans, AmeriChoice, PacifiCare Health Systems, Oxford Health Plans, John Deere Health Care, and Touchpoint Health Plan among others. The recent purchase of United Healthcare was DaVita Medical Group for US$ 4.9 billion in December 2017.