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This statistic highlights United Healthcare’s Revenue Breakdown, split across Investment and other income, Premiums, Products, and Services, reported on a quarterly basis from Q1 2016 onwards.
UnitedHealth Group is a diverse healthcare corporation with the purpose to help people live healthier lives and improve the healthcare system for everyone. The Company utilizes key data and health information capabilities, sophisticated technology, and clinical experience via its diverse family of businesses. These fundamental skills are employed across two different but strategically integrated business platforms: UnitedHealthcare health benefits and Optum health services.
|Business Vertical||Revenue in Q1 2020||Revenue in Q4 2020||Revenue in Q1 2021||Revenue Share in Q1 2021|
|Investment and other income||$0.37||$0.45||$0.45||0.6%|
(All figures in billions, except percentages)
United Healthcare’s total revenue increased from $64.42 billion in Q1 2020 to $70.20 billion in Q1 2021, marking a 9% increase on a year-on-year basis. It was also up by 7.2% compared to $65.47 billion earned in Q4 2020.
Investment and other income
United Healthcare’s Investment and other income amounted to $0.452 billion in Q1 2021. This was a 23.8% increase compared to $0.37 billion earned in Q1 2020 and a 1.6% increase compared to $0.445 billion generated in Q4 2020. Investment and other income contributed to 0.6% of United Healthcare’s total revenue.
The UnitedHealth Premium programme assesses physicians in several disciplines using evidence-based medicine and nationally established metrics to assist you in locating high-quality, cost-effective providers.
United Healthcare’s revenue from Premium grew by 10% from $50.64 billion in Q1 2020 to $55.49 billion in Q1 2021. It also increased from $50.58 billion earned in Q4 2020. The majority of United Healthcare’s revenue is generated through Premiums accounting for 79% of the total revenue in Q1 2021.
United Healthcare’s Products comprise health insurance plans, dental, vision, supplementary plans, short-term health insurance, Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans, and health plans via employment for employer-provided health insurance.
United Healthcare’s revenue from Products stood at $8.34 billion in Q1 2021, down by 1% compared to $8.43 billion earned in Q1 2020. There was also a 4% decrease compared to $8.69 billion in Q4 2020. United Healthcare’s Products contributed to 11.9% of the total revenue in Q1 2021.
United Healthcare provides pharmacy care services, health care operations and delivery, population health management, and advisory services to employers, government agencies, health plans, life science companies, care providers, and individuals and families.
United Healthcare’s revenue from Services increased from $4.99 billion in Q1 2020 to $5.92 billion in Q1 2021, marking an 18.7% increase on a year-on-year basis. It also increased by 2.9% compared to $5.75 billion earned in Q4 2020. Services accounted for 8.4% of United Healthcare’s revenue in Q1 2021.
The growth revenue was driven largely by a rise in the number of people covered via Medicare Advantage and Medicaid, pricing trends, and organic and acquisition growth across the Optum business, principally due to expansion in care delivery and managed services. The growth was partially offset by fewer people serviced via commercial benefits business as a result of the ongoing economic effects of COVID-19.
About UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, was founded by Richard T. Burke in 1977. It is a for-profit healthcare and insurance firm based in the United States. It is the largest insurer in terms of net premiums and the second largest health care provider in terms of revenue. The Company was ranked fifth on the Fortune 500 as of 2021. As of March 31, 2021, UnitedHealth Group has a market value of $351.725 billion. UnitedHealth Group is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘UNH’, it is a component of the S&P100 and S&P 500 index.
Their proper strategies are implemented across two different but strategically integrated business platforms: UnitedHealthcare health benefits and Optum health services. Optum was founded in 2011 as the company’s technology and health services division. UnitedHealthcare comprises of four divisions UnitedHealthcare Employer and individual, UnitedHealthcare Medical and Retirement, UnitedHealthcare Community and State, and UnitedHealthcare Global which provides health benefit plans and services for individuals and business.
Over the years UnitedHealth Group has acquired John Deere Health Care, Sierra Health Services, Rally Health, Prescription Solutions, Davita Medical Group, and Logistics Health, Inc. Healthesystems, Anthem Centene, Cigna, CVS Health, and Humana are among UnitedHealth Group’s main rivals.
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