When it comes to health care, the men and women who help keep the peace deserve the greatest peace of mind. At UnitedHealth Group, we're all about finding better ways to help improve their lives no matter where life may take them. Our partnerships span from the state level to government programs; supporting those who serve and their families with the honor and respect they deserve.
Veterans Job Mission:
UnitedHealth Group was named a 2017 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines
As of March 31, 2015, the coalition has collectively hired 241,833 U.S. Military veterans and is now committed to hire 1 million veterans.
Paralyzed Veterans of America:
Paralyzed Veterans of America and UnitedHealth Group have formed a strategic partnership to help veterans transition to civilian life and navigate the complex landscape of finding jobs.
Veteran Family Support:
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation honored UnitedHealthcare with the Globe and Anchor Award for its support in providing needs-based scholarships to children of U.S. Marines. (2016)
Employee Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR):
Since 2012, UnitedHealth Group has upheld our Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve, affirming the company's commitment to its employees who are retired, active-duty and reserve military personnel.
UnitedHealth Group has formed partnerships with state workforce agencies, Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies, Veteran Affairs and the Wounded Warrior Project regional offices nationwide.
Each quarter, we reach out to more than 300 military and disability organizations nationwide to develop relationships and to help promote job opportunities in areas with high volume hiring.
Innovation Partnership with Veterans Affairs:
UnitedHealth Group is a founding partner with the VA Center of Innovation (formerly the VAi2) and has been collaborating closely with their team since 2012.
Ride 2 Recovery:
UnitedHealthcare is a lead sponsor of Ride 2 Recovery, providing financial, in-kind and volunteer support at cycling events across the country to help injured veterans recover from physical and mental wounds suffered in combat. Click here to learn more.
My Career Advancement Account Scholarship:
UnitedHealth Group is a partner of myCAA Scholarship, a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high-growth portable career fields and occupations.
The scholarships are designed to further portable careers for spouses, and can be used to pay for education, training and testing in hundreds of occupations. Funds can cover occupational license or credential examinations, and associated courses.