UnitedHealthcare of California Receives Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Award

  UnitedHealthcare of California Receives Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2013
  Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- June 19, 2013

Los Angeles Business Journal has awarded UnitedHealthcare of California the
publication’s 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Award.

The award is part of Los Angeles Business Journal’s Nonprofit & Corporate
Citizenship Awards that recognize Southern California companies and nonprofits
for their volunteerism, donations and sponsorships.

UnitedHealthcare received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for its
“collective efforts to promote, encourage, and organize company-sponsored
programs and/or events, and to engage employees to participate in

In 2012, more than 2,000 UnitedHealthcare employees in Los Angeles County
provided nearly 5,000 volunteer hours to area nonprofits with activities
ranging from helping sort canned goods at local food banks to participating in
local health fairs.

In recent years, UnitedHealthcare’s California Health Care Investment Program
has provided more than $53 million in financing to Los Angeles County health
care organizations that provide care to underserved and underinsured
communities in the region. Last year, UnitedHealthcare provided nearly $50,000
to Bienvenidos to help the nonprofit purchase, equip and help staff a mobile
clinic to expand access to care for children, adults and families throughout
East Los Angeles.

This year, UnitedHealthcare awarded $2.2 million in grants to three Los
Angeles nonprofits to help improve health care services and wellness programs
for people living in underserved communities. The grants are part of $5.2
million UnitedHealthcare is awarding to nine health care organizations to
support nonprofit clinics and hospitals that improve health care services for
underserved communities in California.

“UnitedHealthcare and our employees are grateful for the opportunities to
serve the local communities where we live and work by supporting local
nonprofits, schools and organizations that help improve the health of our
neighborhoods in Los Angeles and statewide,” said Brandon Cuevas, CEO,
UnitedHealthcare of California.

UnitedHealthcare of California serves more than 2.4 million health plan
participants statewide through a health care provider network that includes
more than 57,000 physicians and nearly 320 hospitals.

About UnitedHealthcare
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier
lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and
wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The
company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals,
employers and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with
780,000 physicians and other health care professionals and 5,900 hospitals and
other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 40 million
people in health benefits and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group
(NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.

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Matthew Yi, 714-226-3842
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