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UnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Flooding in Missouri

May 22, 2019

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2019--

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are taking action to help people affected by recent flooding across parts of Missouri.

Support includes assisting health plan participants who may need to make alternate arrangements to access care and early prescription refills, as well as offering a free emotional-support line to help people who might be affected.

The toll-free number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as necessary. The service is free of charge and open to anyone. Specially trained Optum mental health specialists help people manage their stress and anxiety so they can continue to address their everyday needs. Callers may also receive referrals to community resources to help them with specific concerns, including financial and legal matters.

Along with the toll-free help line, emotional-support resources and information are available online at www.liveandworkwell.com.

About UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health care company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone. 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. For more information, visit UnitedHealth Group at www.unitedhealthgroup.com or follow @UnitedHealthGrp on Twitter.

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CONTACT: Dimitri Senaratna

UnitedHealth Group

952-936-3275

dimitri_senaratna@uhg.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MISSOURI

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SENIORS WOMEN HEALTH MENTAL HEALTH PHARMACEUTICAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE CONSUMER FAMILY GENERAL HEALTH MEN MANAGED CARE

SOURCE: UnitedHealth Group

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