Health insurance plans through work

Employer-sponsored health insurance plans

Around 49% of Americans get health insurance coverage through their employers. That’s nearly 157 million people.1 Employer-sponsored health plans play a big role in benefits packages and, while there may be many different health plans to choose from, it’s good to know what makes UnitedHealthcare so distinct.

Choosing a health insurance plan from UnitedHealthcare

When you’re choosing a health plan through your employer, UnitedHealthcare plans offer more of what you’re looking for — like personalized support, helpful digital tools and large provider networks so you have more choices for doctors, clinics and hospitals. And that’s just the start. Let’s look closer.

Access a large network of providers and services

With 1M+ providers and 6,000+ hospitals in our network, UnitedHealthcare gives you greater access to the care you need. Members with pharmacy benefits can access our large, nationwide network of pharmacies that offer greater discounts, convenience and choice.

Services like Virtual Visits help connect you with a doctor who can treat a wide range of nonemergency medical conditions — and even provide you with prescriptions, if needed.2 And, it’s available 24/7, anytime, anywhere.

Get digital tools to manage your plan easily

With UnitedHealthcare, you get personalized digital tools that help you check in on your plan whenever you want — making it so much easier for you to stay on top of your benefit details.

  • Your personalized member site,®, helps you manage your health plan 24/7. Search for a doctor, find and price the network care you need, view claims details, refill your prescriptions, manage your financial accounts and so much more.
  • The UnitedHealthcare® app helps you find care options in your network, see claim details and view progress toward your deductible, share your digital health plan ID card, log in with Touch ID® and even talk to a doctor by video 24/7 without leaving the app.

Connect with us for personalized support

UnitedHealthcare is here for you — connecting you to quality support led by trained, caring experts who’ll help with your questions and guide you every step of the way. Whether you’re looking for medical care or ways to manage stress and anxiety, it’s good to know you’ve got personal attention on your side. Sign in to to find the support that’s available through your benefits.

Benefit from wellness programs and services

Depending on your plan, UnitedHealthcare offers a number of different wellness programs and services — all at no additional cost to you. From losing weight, quitting smoking, fitness rewards and more, sign in to to find out what’s included in your benefits.

Choosing your health insurance plan during open enrollment

Open enrollment is when you can select your health insurance plan for the upcoming year. Your employer sets the open enrollment period, but it may typically be in the fall. Take some time to explore your options to learn what type of coverage will best fit your needs.