UnitedHealth Group Reviews

Updated August 31, 2015
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  1. Contracts Manager, Specialist

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minnetonka, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minnetonka, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good atmosphere, accent on healthy living and diet

    Cons

    very large company, hard to get definitive answers


  2. Helpful (1)

    Care manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Care Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Care Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, able to work from home

    Cons

    Not interested in good training, don't give you the tools you need to be successful, you have to figure this out for yourself, was required to work weekends and holidays, not given a choice.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees


  3. Helpful (1)

    Nurse Case Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clinical Disease Management in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Clinical Disease Management in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great orientation with extensive training; clear expectations, great co-workers

    Cons

    Micromanagement; evaluation system based on member contacts favored quantitative over qualitative.


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  5. Sr. Business Analyst

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Ana, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Ana, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits for full time employees (401 K, good PTO - sick days package), ability to work from home (telecommute), a lot of learning in new technologies and healthcare system. Fast paced environment (can consider good if you are the type that enjoys working in fast paced environments.)

    Cons

    Very stressful workload, working extra hours all the time to finish projects assigned. Management decisions are on constant change. Very difficult to move up the corporate ladder, no promotions and almost non existent salary increase. High turnover .. expectations are way too high.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what employees are complaining about. Most people working in United are professionals that have legitimate complaints.


  6. Director, New Business Development

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The best thing about the job was the opportunity to work with a group of smart and interesting people. The proposal team never took a cookie-cutter approach to work, but always thought about creative strategies. We felt like part of the sales team rather than simply an adjunct proposal shop.

    Cons

    UHG is a large company that thrives on acquisition. In an effort to streamline processes, corporate demonstrated a tendency to impose decisions without listening carefully to the opinions of experienced experts in my subsidiary.

    Advice to Management

    I would advise management to seek the opinions of employees when developing process improvement. The emphasis should be on expectations about the quality of the work product; micromanagement of process can get in the way.


  7. Great company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director, Business Process in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Director, Business Process in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent employee stock purchase plan. Rewarding results bonus program. Great work / life balance.

    Cons

    Employee benefits are consumer Driven Health Benefit, high deductible plan with expensive member cost share. New employees with less experience make more money then loyal employees with long tenure. Difficult to get a raise.


  8. Great benefits and job security

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits and job security are very good.

    Cons

    Raises are slow to non existent.


  9. Excellent Company to Work For

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Database Developer in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Database Developer in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UnitedHealth Group full-time

    Pros

    Great team members, all very qualified Immediate manager has all the qualities of an exceptional leader Benefit package competitive with other big companies Many internal opportunities available Flexible schedule Telecommuting

    Cons

    None that come to mind

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  10. Claims representative associate salary

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company much teamwork involved. Pay rate reasonable and good benefits available paid time off

    Cons

    Medical benefits have high deductible hard to schedule time off

    Advice to Management

    Hire more personnel, encourage refreshers and better training


  11. UMR (subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group)

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at UnitedHealth Group full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, treat employees fairly

    Cons

    Sometimes they implement a new product without doing complete testing.



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