8-K 1 htm_17259.htm LIVE FILING UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   December 19, 2006

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Minnesota 0-10864 41-1321939
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
UnitedHealth Group Center, 9900 Bren Road East , Minnetonka, Minnesota   55343
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   952-936-1300

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 8.01 Other Events.

In April 2006, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (the "Company") announced that it had received an informal inquiry from the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") relating to its stock option practices. On December 19, 2006, the Company received from the SEC staff a formal order of investigation. The Company has cooperated and will continue to cooperate with the SEC.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    UnitedHealth Group Incorporated
December 26, 2006   By:   Dannette L. Smith
        Name: Dannette L. Smith
        Title: Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary