UnitedHealth Group Board Authorizes Payment of Quarterly Dividend to Shareholders

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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) announced today that its Board of Directors, at its meeting on August 13, 2013, authorized payment of a quarterly shareholder dividend of $0.28 per share in the third quarter of 2013. The dividend will be paid on September 24, 2013, to all shareholders of record of UnitedHealth Group common stock as of the close of business on September 13, 2013.

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; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. Through its businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves more than 80 million people worldwide. For more information, visit UnitedHealth Group at .