Optum is the largest employer of physicians: 10 stats to know

Here are 10 numbers to know about UnitedHealth Group's Optum, the nation's largest employer of physicians:

  1. Optum includes four businesses: Optum Care, Optum Financial, Optum Rx and Optum Health.
  2. Optum Care has 70,000 employed or aligned physicians across the country.
  3. Optum Health includes 375,000 in-network behavioral health professionals.
  4. Optum oversees more than 2,200 locations as of 2023.
  5. Optum has locations across 25 states, including the five most populous — California, Texas, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania.
  6. Optum Health has served 101 million unique consumers.
  7. Over 20 million people across the United States receive care through Optum Care.
  8. Over 3.5 million veterans and military service members have been served across Optum's businesses.
  9. OptumRx has filled 1.3 billion prescriptions.
  10. Optum Health posted a year-end revenue of $71.2 billion in 2022, five times greater than its year-end revenue in 2015.

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