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UnitedHealthcare of the River Valley Acts to Help Tennessee Victims of Storm Devastation
Date:2/8/2008

Company Donates $100,000 to Red Cross for Disaster Relief; Opens Free

Crisis Counseling Hotline for All Tennesseans

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Responding to the devastation caused by the tornados that swept Tennessee earlier this week, UnitedHealthcare of the River Valley is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross for storm relief efforts in Tennessee and has opened a toll-free crisis counseling hotline for all Tennesseans who may be coping with the emotional effects of the disaster.

The toll-free counseling hotline, which is staffed by master's-level health specialists is 866-342-6892. It will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for as long as necessary.

The service, which is operated by OptumHealth, the health and wellness division of UnitedHealth Group, is free of charge to anyone who needs it, regardless of whether they have health insurance from AmeriChoice, SecureHorizons or any other UnitedHealth Group company, and includes referrals to a national database of community resources for help with specific concerns, such as financial and legal issues. Access to these resources is also available via the Internet at http://www.liveandworkwell.com.

UnitedHealthcare of the River Valley includes AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare, which provides coverage for TennCare beneficiaries; SecureHorizons by UnitedHealthcare, which covers senior Americans; and UnitedHealthcare, which provides health insurance options for employers and individuals. The company, a unit of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), serves more than 1 million people across Tennessee.

Eric Paul, the CEO of AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare in Brentwood, said, "As a health care company serving the state, we are deeply concerned with preserving the fabric of our communities and neighborhoods. We want to do everything we can to help people get back on their feet as quickly as possible."

Sally Bradley, Executive Director of SecureHorizons of Tennessee, said, "We are very concerned about the people in the communities we serve and want to offer as much support as possible. We encourage those in need to use the free hot line we have set up."

About AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare

AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare facilitates quality health care services for more than 180,000 medically vulnerable TennCare beneficiaries. AmeriChoice by UnitedHealthcare is a unit of AmeriChoice, the public sector health care segment of UnitedHealth Group. AmeriChoice serves 1.7 million members in 17 states, including Tennessee. For more information, visit http://www.americhoice.com.

About SecureHorizons by UnitedHealthcare

SecureHorizons is a division of Ovations, the UnitedHealth Group company exclusively focused on health and well-being for individuals age 50 and older. SecureHorizons is the largest and longest tenured Medicare Advantage business in the United States, providing the nation's rapidly growing population of Medicare eligible consumers a portfolio of Medicare Advantage products and services, including network and non network based solutions that span Medicare Advantage, Medicare Advantage with Prescription Drug, Private Fee For Service and Medicare Supplement programs.

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group (http://www.unitedhealthgroup.com) is a diversified health and well-being company dedicated to making health care work better. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through its operating businesses, including: UnitedHealthcare, Ovations, AmeriChoice, Uniprise, OptumHealth, Ingenix and Prescription Solutions. Through its family of businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves approximately 70 million individuals nationwide.


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