Optum is a health services and innovation company. It provides data and analytics, health care delivery, health care operations, pharmacy care services, population health management, and advisory services.

Employee Rating

3.3
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyUnitedHealth
HQEden Prairie, US
Founded1985
Websiteoptum.com
Optum was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, US

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Key People/Management at Optum

Andrew Witty

Andrew Witty

Chief Executive Officer
Jean Benson

Jean Benson

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Wyatt W. Decker

Wyatt W. Decker

CEO, OptumHealth
Robert Hall

Robert Hall

Corporate Medical Director
Kevin Tribout

Kevin Tribout

Executive Director of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Richard Mattera

Richard Mattera

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
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Optum Office Locations

Optum has an office in Eden Prairie
Eden Prairie, US (HQ)
11000 Optum Cir
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Optum Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1985
Optum is a subsidiary of UnitedHealth

Optum Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Vivify HealthNovember 01, 2019
MedExpress Urgent CareApril 08, 2015

Optum Online and Social Media Presence

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Optum News and Updates

At HIMSS20, Optum sees AI, especially in administration, as paramount

The vendor surveyed provider organizations and found a walk-don’t-run approach to artificial intelligence – administrative, then clinical – unfolding across the industry.

UnitedHealth quarterly profit beats expectations driven by Optum strength

UnitedHealth reported a 16.5% rise in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by strength in its core business that sells health plans as well as its Optum segment, which includes its pharmacy benefits management unit.

Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 9,200 Thanks To Optum And Hospitals

The number of U. S. urgent care centers rose 6% to 9,272 in the U. S. as of June of this year compared to 8,774 in 2018, according to the latest tally by the Urgent Care Association, which released a new report on the industry’s rapid growth.

UnitedHealth’s Optum To Buy Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy For $300M

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit will buy the specialty pharmacy Diplomat for $300 million and combine it with OptumRx.

UnitedHealth's Optum to acquire Diplomat Pharmacy for $4 a share in cash

UnitedHealth Group's OptumRx pharmacy care services unit is acquiring specialty pharmacy Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. for $4 a share in cash, the companies said Monday. Diplomat shares closed Friday at $5.81 and the stock tumbled 32% in premarket trade Monday. The stock has fallen 57% in 2019, after it d…

UnitedHealth President: Optum Rolling Out Seamless Healthcare ‘City By City’

UnitedHealth Group’s fast-growing Optum healthcare services unit is rolling out what it hopes will be a seamless “city-by-city” effort to make medical care more seamless to patients, Andrew Witty said at the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit.
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Optum Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Optum founded?

    Optum was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Optum key executives?

    Optum's key executives are Andrew Witty, Jean Benson and Wyatt W. Decker.

  • Who are Optum competitors?

    Competitors of Optum include Change Healthcare, Evolent Health and Vizient.

  • Where is Optum headquarters?

    Optum headquarters is located at 11000 Optum Cir, Eden Prairie.

  • Where are Optum offices?

    Optum has an office in Eden Prairie.

  • How many offices does Optum have?

    Optum has 1 office.