UnitedHealthcare® Medicare & Retirement, an operating unit of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), is dedicated to providing innovative health and well-being solutions that help Medicare beneficiaries live healthier and more secure lives.
About the Business
Serving nearly one in five Medicare beneficiaries, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement is the largest business dedicated to the health and well-being needs of seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries. UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement manages a full array of products and services such as Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare supplement plans, Part D prescription drug plans, employer retiree health services, and programs designed to support chronic disease management and care coordination.
Our products, services and programs are designed to meet the individual needs of our members as well as their families, physicians and communities. The portfolio of UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement products includes
- Medicare Advantage Plans – UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement is the nation's largest provider of Medicare Advantage plans, serving 2.9 million Medicare beneficiaries through a variety of plans and other value-added services.
- Medicare Part D Plans – UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement is the nation's largest provider of Medicare prescription drug benefits on a stand-alone basis, serving more than 4.8 million beneficiaries throughout the United States and its territories. Our Part D plans cover thousands of brand-name and generic prescription drugs that are most commonly used by people on Medicare, delivering savings, stability and peace of mind to our members.
- Medicare Supplement – UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement operates the nation's largest Medicare supplement business, serving 3.4 million members. Medicare supplement insurance plans are sold by private insurance companies to fill gaps in Medicare Parts A and B coverage. Benefits for Medicare supplement insurance plans can vary widely, depending on the policy selected.
- Retiree Services – UnitedHealthcare Retiree Solutions provides employers with high-quality, affordable health care solutions for more than 900,000 retirees. UnitedHealthcare leverages cost-effective health care delivery systems and superior networks to provide optimal health outcomes and cost savings for employers and their retirees. Group plans include Medicare Advantage, Medicare supplement and Medicare Part D. We also offer a Connector Model solution for employers looking to transition their retirees from traditional group-sponsored plans to individual retiree products.
About UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. UnitedHealthcare and its affiliates provide a full spectrum of consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services that span a person's lifetime. The organizations work together to provide access to quality, affordable health care on behalf of more than 25 million people. They contract with more than 560,000 physicians and care professionals and 4,800 hospitals nationwide to offer broad, convenient access to services.1 UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.
1 UnitedHealthcare April 2008