UnitedHealth Group

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UnitedHealth Group Reviews

Updated 15 September 2014
Updated 15 September 2014
1,990 Reviews
2.9
1,990 Reviews
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UnitedHealth Group President, CEO, and Director Steve Hemsley
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787 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They allow some employees to work from home which is a nice benefit for some (in 231 reviews)

  • This company does strive for work/life balance with it's employees (in 121 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance can be hard as people are increasingly asked to do more with less (in 79 reviews)

  • This company also does not offer their employees good health insurance (in 77 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Not too shabby

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Golden Valley, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Golden Valley, AZ (US)

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, plenty of opportunities for process improvement. Opinions are appreciated

    Cons

    Big company... change is constant, but slow moving. Typical problems you'd face working in a company this large.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Great place to work with lots of opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Infrastructure Engineer
    Current Employee - Infrastructure Engineer

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very open to you moving to different teams within the organization (and there are tons), since I have been their it seems like upper management is making the right moves to decrease office politics and do things the right way.

    Cons

    Cannot offer their own health insurance, the health insurance we do get is pretty bad (as in high deductibles, etc). Also on most teams you have to switch jobs to get a significant increase in pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your talent rather than letting them leave to other companies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Stable Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Rework Specialist  in  Greensboro, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Rework Specialist in Greensboro, NC (US)

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Ability to telecommute, flex schedules, good benefit packages

    Cons

    Quick to put people on performance warnings, difficulty moving from one department to another.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The stringent, computerized metric evaluations neglect to consider the employee as a whole.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great opportunities to improve and develop one's career
    Awesome supervisor and manager always willing to help you on the job
    excellent training, very thorough.

    Cons

    I had a very understanding supervisor, however the "occurrences" before warnings are not a effective way to assess the performance of employees. I had none, but a lot of my co-workers stressed and struggled to meet the requirements and they were very good workers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    UHC is an OK place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor  in  East Las Vegas, NV (US)
    Former Employee - Supervisor in East Las Vegas, NV (US)

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    United Health Care has Good Benefits, and there are some pretty nice people who work there. Once you figure out what is expected of you, you can be successful but have to work at it, it is not just given to you.

    Cons

    It is hard to get time off, and you have a lot of expectations to meet. It is not impossible but very demanding.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the front line employees and help them with the tools they need to be successful.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Transition Case Manager

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group

    Pros

    Great benefits, great people to work with, opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Too strict and rigid. Did not consider associate's perspective when making decisions regarding work process flow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Show more appreciation towards your associates.

    UnitedHealth Group Response

    Sep 15, 2014Talent Community Manager

    Thank you for your review and sharing your opinion of what it's like to work at UnitedHealth Group. We value and appreciate your feedback.

  8.  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Eligibility Analyst  in  San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Eligibility Analyst in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Great company to work fornone

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Nurse Practitioner

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner  in  Washington, DC (US)
    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner in Washington, DC (US)

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time

    Pros

    Great compensation and benefit. Great co-works

    Cons

    Micro management : instructing how to practice.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    it sucks

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - ASE  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - ASE in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    no pros except some waste teams

    Cons

    no life..no fun,, no job hours,,, timings worst.. salary low..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please correct your timings and distribute work...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Innovative and Fun at Work Place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Reporting Analyst  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Reporting Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Personal life/ Professional Life Blance

    Cons

    the Opportunities in UHG are now stagnant no growth chances

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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