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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.55
UNH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. UNH: 0.55 )
UNH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.55   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.55

Equity to Asset 0.39
UNH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. UNH: 0.39 )
UNH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.39

0.3
0.8
Interest Coverage 13.59
UNH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. UNH: 13.59 )
UNH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.24   Max: 9999.99
Current: 13.59

8.24
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.19
M-Score: -2.33
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.86
UNH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. UNH: 7.86 )
UNH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.24   Max: 13.43
Current: 7.86

-0.24
13.43
Net-margin (%) 4.59
UNH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. UNH: 4.59 )
UNH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.96   Max: 44.18
Current: 4.59

-0.96
44.18
ROE (%) 17.50
UNH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. UNH: 17.50 )
UNH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.11   Max: 59.57
Current: 17.5

-4.11
59.57
ROA (%) 6.87
UNH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. UNH: 6.87 )
UNH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.72   Max: 47.72
Current: 6.87

-1.72
47.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 239.98
UNH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 134.04 vs. UNH: 239.98 )
UNH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14.29   Max: 655.11
Current: 239.98

-14.29
655.11
Revenue Growth (%) 12.90
UNH's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. UNH: 12.90 )
UNH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 9.7   Max: 42.1
Current: 12.9

9.7
42.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.90
UNH's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. UNH: 10.90 )
UNH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -38.7   Max: 149.6
Current: 10.9

-38.7
149.6
EPS Growth (%) 10.30
UNH's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. UNH: 10.30 )
UNH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 37.8
Current: 10.3

1.3
37.8
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

UNH Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Dodge & Cox 1,079,766 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 100,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 20,000 sh (New)
Chris Davis 14,750,586 sh (+80.72%)
Tom Gayner 569,800 sh (+45.25%)
Lee Ainslie 2,487,317 sh (+36.33%)
Steven Cohen 17,856 sh (+23.2%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,792,331 sh (+10.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,625,408 sh (+8.92%)
Bill Nygren 3,460,000 sh (+6.13%)
Meryl Witmer 10,971,511 sh (+5.72%)
RS Investment Management 1,078,330 sh (+4.09%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 19,960,200 sh (+3.85%)
Jeff Auxier 126,905 sh (+0.06%)
John Burbank 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 1,575,331 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 41,284 sh (unchged)
Scott Black Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 389,783 sh (-0.18%)
David Dreman 7,854 sh (-0.28%)
Sarah Ketterer 738,034 sh (-1.15%)
John Buckingham 49,642 sh (-1.95%)
Bill Frels 22,374 sh (-7.98%)
Diamond Hill Capital 88,777 sh (-8.37%)
James Barrow 6,202,891 sh (-8.87%)
Ray Dalio 225,769 sh (-13.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,252 sh (-14.26%)
Leon Cooperman 1,224,933 sh (-24.4%)
Pioneer Investments 208,587 sh (-84.85%)
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Q3 2013

UNH Guru Trades in Q3 2013

NWQ Managers 3,154 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 6,200,700 sh (+474.26%)
Sarah Ketterer 941,734 sh (+27.6%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,609,403 sh (+17.49%)
Pioneer Investments 229,965 sh (+10.25%)
Steven Cohen 18,575 sh (+4.03%)
Jeff Auxier 130,405 sh (+2.76%)
Tom Gayner 576,300 sh (+1.14%)
Chris Davis 14,880,244 sh (+0.88%)
John Burbank 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 41,284 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 3,460,000 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman 1,224,933 sh (unchged)
John Buckingham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,737,924 sh (-0.94%)
Mario Gabelli 383,191 sh (-1.69%)
RS Investment Management 1,036,471 sh (-3.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,119 sh (-4.09%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 19,001,100 sh (-4.81%)
Bill Frels 21,204 sh (-5.23%)
James Barrow 5,876,768 sh (-5.26%)
Alan Fournier 1,198,352 sh (-23.93%)
Ray Dalio 168,069 sh (-25.56%)
David Dreman 4,800 sh (-38.88%)
Lee Ainslie 1,279,314 sh (-48.57%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,984 sh (-94.39%)
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Q4 2013

UNH Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,960 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 77,908 sh (+319.42%)
Dodge & Cox 11,322,985 sh (+82.61%)
NWQ Managers 4,205 sh (+33.32%)
Sarah Ketterer 1,233,818 sh (+31.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,664,565 sh (+15.96%)
Leon Cooperman 1,352,033 sh (+10.38%)
Jeff Auxier 139,495 sh (+6.97%)
Tom Gayner 606,900 sh (+5.31%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 19,992,000 sh (+5.21%)
Chris Davis 15,589,667 sh (+4.77%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,932,574 sh (+3.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,201 sh (+2.63%)
Diamond Hill Capital 4,986 sh (+0.04%)
Bill Nygren 3,460,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 21,204 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 41,284 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 4,800 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 378,838 sh (-1.14%)
James Barrow 5,744,256 sh (-2.25%)
RS Investment Management 742,030 sh (-28.41%)
Pioneer Investments 106,872 sh (-53.53%)
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Q1 2014

UNH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 2,857 sh (-3.48%)
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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Sold Out 1.2%$66.94 - $75.19 $ 75.766%0
John Hussman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.54%$66.94 - $75.19 $ 75.766%100000
Dodge & Cox 2013-12-31 Add 82.61%0.4%$66.94 - $75.19 $ 75.766%11322985
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-12-31 Add 5.21%0.23%$66.94 - $75.19 $ 75.766%19992000
Leon Cooperman 2013-12-31 Add 10.38%0.13%$66.94 - $75.19 $ 75.766%1352033
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.1%$66.94 - $75.19 $ 75.766%0
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 Reduce -48.57%1.07%$65.27 - $75.18 $ 75.766%1279314
Dodge & Cox 2013-09-30 Add 474.26%0.41%$65.27 - $75.18 $ 75.766%6200700
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-09-30 Reduce -4.81%0.23%$65.27 - $75.18 $ 75.766%19001100
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -25.56%0.03%$65.27 - $75.18 $ 75.766%168069
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -38.88%0.01%$65.27 - $75.18 $ 75.766%4800
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Sold Out 1.7%$58.54 - $66.09 $ 75.7622%0
Lee Ainslie 2013-06-30 Add 36.33%0.59%$58.54 - $66.09 $ 75.7622%2487317
Tom Gayner 2013-06-30 Add 45.25%0.4%$58.54 - $66.09 $ 75.7622%569800
Leon Cooperman 2013-06-30 Reduce -24.4%0.34%$58.54 - $66.09 $ 75.7622%1224933
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.25%$58.54 - $66.09 $ 75.7622%0
Vanguard Health Care Fund 2013-06-30 Add 3.85%0.18%$58.54 - $66.09 $ 75.7622%19960200
Dodge & Cox 2013-06-30 New Buy0.08%$58.54 - $66.09 $ 75.7622%1079766
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.87%$51.4 - $57.77 $ 75.7638%0
Lee Ainslie 2013-03-31 Add 156.84%0.85%$51.4 - $57.77 $ 75.7638%1824425
Tom Gayner 2013-03-31 New Buy0.83%$51.4 - $57.77 $ 75.7638%392300
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Reduce -12%0.2%$51.4 - $57.77 $ 75.7638%728756
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -87.16%0.08%$51.4 - $57.77 $ 75.7638%3793
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 Add 75.29%0.06%$51.4 - $57.77 $ 75.7638%262069
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$51.4 - $57.77 $ 75.7638%0
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Guru Investment Theses on UnitedHealth Group Inc

Lountzis Asset Management Comments on UnitedHealth Group - Mar 21, 2014

UNITEDHEALTH GROUP (UNH) is a leading diversified managed health care company serving 75 million individuals and operating through two segments: UnitedHealth care, and Optum. The UniteHealthcare segment serves employers and individuals, communities, states, Medicare and retirement. The Optum service businesses include Optum Health, Optum Insight and Optum RX. Overall company revenues in 2013 exceeded $109 billion with earnings from operations of $8.9 billion and earnings per share of $5.50.



The UnitedHealth care Segment has the #1 market position in several areas including: Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Medicaid and are #2 in commercial insurance. Furthermore, the company’s geographic and product diversity serve to reduce business risk.



The Optum segment of UnitedHealth Group is a health services business serving the broad health care marketplace, including payers, care providers, employers, government, life sciences companies and consumers. Using advanced data, analytics and technology, Optum helps improve overall experience and care provider performance. Revenues for the Optum Segments in 2013 were $37 billion with earnings from operations of $2.3 billion. Of the three segments, Optum Insight is a leader in healthcare data analytics and generated earnings from operations of $603 million, representing a 19% margin. The company is projecting 2014 revenues exceeding $128 billion and earnings from operations between $9.9 - $10.3 billion.



From Lountzis Asset Management 2013 Annual Letter



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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on UnitedHealth Group Inc - Oct 24, 2012

Health care insurance provider UnitedHealth Group, Inc. (UNH) declined in response to concerns of increasing health care utilization levels following low absolute levels since the 2008-2009 recession. Higher levels of utilization will likely impact the industry's, and UnitedHealth's, profitability. Investors have started to recognize those risks.

From Diamond Hill Capital's third quarter Select Fund Commentary.


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Bill Nygren Comments on UnitedHealth Group - Oct 08, 2012

UnitedHealth Group (UNH-$55)(UNH)
UnitedHealth is the nation's largest provider of managed-care services. The managed-care business has strong economies of scale, so UNH is also arguably the most efficient provider. In 2005, when UNH earned $2.48 per share, its stock reached a high of $65, for a P/E ratio of 26x. UNH is expected to earn just over $5 per share this year, more than double its earnings from seven years ago, yet the stock price is now lower. The result is that UNH sells at only 10x expected 2013 earnings. Managed-care companies have fallen to below-average multiples because investors fear that health care reform will hurt these businesses significantly. We believe that fear is misplaced. We think the government needs companies like UNH because using the existing managed-care networks is far less expensive than building a new one, and UNH's breadth should allow it to thrive in most scenarios. UNH revenues grow with medical costs, supplemented by market share gains and an aging population that requires more spending on health care. Further, the share base has fallen every year since 2005 as a result of management using excess cash generation for repurchases. Shares outstanding have been reduced by about 4% per year, a trend we expect will continue. We believe that purchasing UNH at a below-average P/E ratio, combined with its moderate revenue growth, its shrinking share base and its moderate dividend, is likely to produce an above-average rate of return.

From Oakmark Funds' third-quarter letter.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.00
UNH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. UNH: 14.00 )
UNH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 28.39
Current: 14

6.3
28.39
P/B 2.40
UNH's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. UNH: 2.40 )
UNH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 6.95
Current: 2.4

1.02
6.95
P/S 0.60
UNH's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. UNH: 0.60 )
UNH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.83
Current: 0.6

0.26
1.83
PFCF 13.80
UNH's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. UNH: 13.80 )
UNH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.04   Max: 28.05
Current: 13.8

5.04
28.05
EV-to-EBIT 8.60
UNH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. UNH: 8.60 )
UNH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 17
Current: 8.6

4.4
17
PEG 1.00
UNH's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. UNH: 1.00 )
UNH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.42
Current: 1

0.26
1.42
Shiller P/E 17.60
UNH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. UNH: 17.60 )
UNH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.78   Max: 47.46
Current: 17.6

6.78
47.46

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.50
UNH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. UNH: 1.50 )
UNH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.5

0.03
1.59
Dividend Payout 0.19
UNH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. UNH: 0.19 )
UNH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.19
Current: 0.19

0
0.19
Dividend growth (3y) 37.50
UNH's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. UNH: 37.50 )
UNH' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 198.8
Current: 37.5

0
198.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 74.02
UNH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. UNH: 74.02 )
UNH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 78.46
Current: 74.02

1.48
78.46
Share Buyback Rate 3.30
UNH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. UNH: 3.30 )
UNH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6   Max: -4.3
Current: 3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
UNH's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. UNH: 0.70 )
UNH' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.85
Current: 0.7

0.42
1.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
UNH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. UNH: 1.00 )
UNH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.55
Current: 1

0.67
3.55
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
UNH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. UNH: 0.90 )
UNH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.9

0.54
1.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.60
UNH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. UNH: 11.60 )
UNH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 22.6
Current: 11.6

5.9
22.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.97
UNH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. UNH: 20.97 )
UNH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 15.1   Max: 57.4
Current: 20.97

15.1
57.4

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans
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Traded in other countries:UNH.Germany
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a Minnesota corporation incorporated in January 1977. It is a health and well-being company helps people live healthier lives and help make health care work better. The Company is helping individual's access quality care at an affordable cost; simplifying health care administration and delivery; strengthening the physician/patient relationship; promoting evidence-based care; and empowering physicians, health care professionals, consumers, employers and other participants in the health system with actionable data to make better, more informed decisions. UnitedHealthcare serves the health benefits needs of individuals across life's stages through three businesses. UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual serves individual consumers and employers. The unique health needs of seniors are served by UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. UnitedHealthcare Community & State serves the public health marketplace, offering states innovative Medicaid solutions. The Company's revenues are derived from premiums on risk-based products; fees from management, administrative, technology and consulting services; sales of a wide variety of products and services related to the broad health and well-being industry; and investment and other income. The Company's two business platforms have four reportable segments: UnitedHealthcare, which includes UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement and UnitedHealthcare Community & State; OptumHealth; OptumInsight; and OptumRx. The Company's competitors include managed health care companies, insurance companies, HMOs, TPAs and business services outsourcing companies, health care professionals. For its UnitedHealthcare businesses, competitors include Aetna Inc., Cigna Corporation, Coventry Health Care, Inc., Health Net, Inc., Humana Inc., Kaiser Permanente, WellPoint, Inc., For its OptumRx businesses, competitors include Medco Health Solutions, Inc., CVS Caremark Corporation and Express Scripts, Inc. The Company is subject to various levels of federal regulation.

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