UnitedHealthcare is an American company based in Minnetonka, Minnesota. The company is listed on the stock index S & P 500 and was incorporated in October 2012 instead of Kraft Foods in the Dow Jones Industrial Average index.
UnitedHealthcare offers insurance of various kinds; particularly in the area of health insurance in the United States, the company is highly active.
In companies around 58,000 employees. United Health was founded in 1977 under the name of United Healthcare Corporation.
1995 acquired UnitedHealth, the U.S. company The MetraHealth Companies.
In 2006 the company was involved in a financial scandal that led to the resignation of William W. McGuire.