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About Optum

We’re a leading health solution and care delivery organization. Our work is complex, but our mission is simple: create a healthier world, with you at the center.

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Everything health care should be

We’re evolving health care so that everyone has the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Your unique needs are at the heart of everything we do.

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We're removing barriers, improving outcomes and lowering costs

Whole-person health considers all of you — physically, mentally, socially and financially. It’s simple, affordable and personalized care. And with Optum Health, it’s available when, where and how you need it.

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Delivering compassion, savings and better outcomes

Our full-spectrum pharmacy services provide affordable access to prescription medications and therapies. Optum simplifies how consumers, clients and partners navigate the pharmacy space — to deliver improved experiences, better health outcomes and a lower cost of care.

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Optimizing performance and driving results

We’re creating a simpler, smarter and more connected health system. We apply intelligence, technology and scale to enable evidence-based care decisions, streamline administrative transactions, and improve payment speed and accuracy.

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What we do

We connect the health system with our cross-industry relationships

At Optum, we bring together advanced data and technology, deep clinical experience and professional partnerships — making health care smarter and simpler for you.

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Fast facts

We’re an integrated whole-health team that puts people at the heart of everything we do.

Founded in April 2011



Division of UnitedHealth Group

Headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minnesota


310,000 employees worldwide

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Building healthier communities

Everyone deserves to live their healthiest life.

Social responsibility means advancing health equity for all

We work with local communities to remove barriers and provide equal access to quality care. To every interaction with every person, we bring compassion and deliver equitable, culturally competent care and support.

At Optum, social responsibility also cares for:

  • People and culture — We support 20,000 charities with donations and volunteer hours. 
  • Responsible practices — We set and reach ambitious goals for sustainability and diversity.
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