“OptumRx has experienced significant growth and is expanding in Oklahoma to support that growth,” said Dirk McMahon, CEO, OptumRx. “Oklahoma’s business-friendly environment and exceptional workforce make the state a natural partner for OptumRx in our efforts to make the health care system work better for everyone, and help Americans live healthier lives.”
The Oklahoma City facility manages mail service order intake and customer service in support of OptumRx and UnitedHealth Group’s pharmaceutical, insurance and health and wellness programs. From Jan. 1, 2012, through the end of this year, the company will have created more than 135 new jobs in Oklahoma City.
UnitedHealth Group currently serves the health care needs of more than 360,000 Oklahomans.UnitedHealth Group supports the “100,000 Jobs Mission,” a coalition of U.S. corporations sharing the goal of hiring 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020. UnitedHealth Group will actively recruit military service members and veterans through targeted outreach and hiring and recruitment events. OptumRx is currently the third-largest pharmacy benefits manager in the United States, with distinctive expertise and resources, and a proven track record that has led to significant growth with both external and internal customers. The company processes nearly 350 million adjusted retail, mail service and specialty drug prescriptions annually. About OptumRx OptumRx is an innovative pharmacy benefit management organization managing the prescription drug benefits of commercial, Medicare and other governmental health plans, as well as those of employers and unions through a national network of 66,000 community pharmacies and state-of-the-art mail service pharmacies in California and Kansas, both of which have earned the prestigious Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites™ (VIPPS®) accreditation by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®. Visit www.optum.com for more information. About Optum Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone. Optum is comprised of three companies – OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx – representing more than 35,000 employees worldwide who collaborate to deliver intelligent solutions that modernize the health system, improve overall population health and support Sustainable Health Communities. Optum serves the broad health care marketplace, including care providers, plan sponsors, government agencies, life sciences companies and consumers.