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Optum Secures Place on Coveted $50 Billion Federal Government Contracting Vehicle


Optum, the health services and technology business of UnitedHealth Group
(NYSE:UNH), has secured a position on the highly competitive
governmentwide contracting vehicle called Alliant 2, which assists
federal agencies in soliciting integrated information technology

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently announced that
federal agencies can begin issuing task orders through Alliant 2.

Alliant 2 is a governmentwide acquisition contract (GWAC), with a
five-year base period and five-year option, worth up to $50 billion that
provides government agencies a platform to solicit IT services and
projects from a list of preapproved and highly qualified companies,
which includes Optum. Optum, through its federal health services
business OptumServe, provides federal government agencies a range of
integrated technology solutions, supporting customers' needs with
leading-edge and emerging IT solutions anywhere and anytime worldwide.

"Optum is grateful to be recognized by the GSA as one of the industry
leaders in providing high-quality innovative health care IT solutions to
help government agencies accomplish their missions," said Lt. Gen. (ret)
Patty Horoho, CEO of OptumServe. "We look forward to working with
federal agencies in improving performance, enhancing the care experience
and lowering costs."

From its role in the turnaround to assisting the federal
government in its health care program integrity efforts, Optum has a
long history of providing valuable IT and consulting services for all
levels of government. Optum recently aligned several capabilities across
UnitedHealth Group under OptumServe to specifically help federal
agencies address some of the biggest challenges in health care. These
capabilities include health policy research, analytics and consulting,
military and veteran health services, and IT infrastructure and

About OptumServe
provides health services and proven expertise to help federal agencies
tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care. We partner with
the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Veterans Affairs
and other organizations to help modernize the U.S. health system and
improve the health and well-being of the people they serve. For more on
OptumServe, visit:

About Optum
Optum is a leading
information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to
helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than
100,000 people worldwide, Optum delivers intelligent, integrated
solutions that help to modernize the health system and improve overall
population health. Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH).

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