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UnitedHealth Group Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for 23rd Consecutive Year

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MINNETONKA, Minn., Nov. 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 2021 in the Health Care Equipment and Services Industry Group. It is the 23rd consecutive year that UnitedHealth Group has been named to the indices, beginning in 1999 when the rankings were established.

UnitedHealth Group Donates $4.5 Million to Advance Health Equity Among Underserved Communities Across Oklahoma

New partnerships aimed at addressing state’s largest health challenges
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OKLAHOMA CITY, /3BL Media/ — UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), including the United Health Foundation and UnitedHealthcare, is donating a total of $4.5 million to increase access to health care, improve health outcomes and support communities across Oklahoma.

United Health Foundation Launches $3.3 Million Partnership with North Olympic Healthcare Network to Improve Behavioral Health Care on the Olympic Peninsula

Three-year grant partnership aimed at improving behavioral and primary health care access for students and adults
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MINNETONKA, Minn., July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), has established a three-year, $3.3 million grant partnership with the North Olympic Healthcare Network (NOHN), a federally qualified health center (community health center) serving Clallam County. NOHN will help to improve access to care with the goal of improving behavioral health for children and adults in the Port Angeles area.

UnitedHealth Group Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainability

Press Release

MINNETONKA, Minn., June 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ – UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) today released its 2020 sustainability report detailing the company’s ongoing commitment to helping ensure it meets the needs of those it serves, including its customers, employees, shareholders and society broadly.

Informed by broad stakeholder engagement, input from leaders across the company and consultation with our Board of Directors, this report focuses on efforts across UnitedHealth Group, Optum and UnitedHealthcare to advance key priorities, including:

UnitedHealth Group Welcomes Joy Fitzgerald as Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

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UnitedHealth Group’s journey to build the health care workforce of tomorrow, reflective of the people and communities we serve, requires a sustained commitment to more deeply embed diversity, equity, and inclusion into our everyday work.

We are pleased to welcome Joy Fitzgerald to UnitedHealth Group as Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. 

New Report Identifies Growing Health Challenges for Older Americans

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Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. seniors were facing increased mental health challenges including increased drug deaths, suicide and frequent mental distress, according to a new report released today by America’s Health Rankings®

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Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. seniors were facing increased mental health challenges including increased drug deaths, suicide and frequent mental distress, according to a new report released today by America’s Health Rankings®

Mobile Health Teams Provide Health Care Access Amid Pandemic and Following Civil Unrest

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Senam Akyea, a high school student in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, knew this wouldn’t be a typical school year. Throughout the uncertainty of the pandemic and following the civil unrest from last summer, she knows her peers are feeling stress and anxiety.

“A big thing that’s going on right now is the mental health crisis among high school students and the collective trauma that we’ve all experienced. I think a lot of students are struggling with that."

Expanding Access to Maternal Health Care in Nevada

Every mom deserves the highest-quality prenatal care. But many underserved pregnant women don’t have access to the care they need.
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Our Commitment

The United Health Foundation has committed a $2.6 million grant to Touro University Nevada (Touro) to improve access to high-quality prenatal care for approximately 1,700 underserved and homeless women in southern Nevada.

Funding will also be applied to initiatives that reduce maternal health disparities and grow the state’s OB-GYN and family medicine physician workforce.

How the Partnership Works

Prenatal Care

New Collaboration Targets Urgent Health Challenges in Colorado

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UnitedHealth Group’s Rocky Mountain Health Plans has announced a $30 million commitment to address important health issues in Colorado. Funds will be used for youth mental health support services which, according to America’s Health Rankings, has been identified as a need in the state. In addition, funds will be invested in education to help grow and diversify the future health workforce.

Women's History Month: Passion Meets Purpose

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Watch a video on how Andrea Deanovic Schmidt launched an innovative program to help living organ donors — and let her story inspire you to pursue your passions, overcome obstacles and maybe even make history, too. 

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Watch a video on how Andrea Deanovic Schmidt launched an innovative program to help living organ donors — and let her story inspire you to pursue your passions, overcome obstacles and maybe even make history, too. 

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