UnitedHealth Group Board Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Dividend to Shareholders

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced today that its Board of Directors, at its meeting on August 2, 2011, authorized payment of a quarterly dividend to shareholders in the third quarter of 2011. The dividend, $0.1625 per share, will be paid on September 21, 2011, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on September 7, 2011.

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making health care work better. With headquarters in Minnetonka, Minn., UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. Through its businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves more than 75 million people worldwide. Visit About UnitedHealth Group at www.unitedhealthgroup.com for more information.


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