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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 6, 2021 (January 5, 2021)

 

 

UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INCORPORATED

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   1-10864   41-1321939

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

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

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $.01 par value   UNH   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On January 6, 2021, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, a Delaware corporation (“UnitedHealth Group”), and Change Healthcare Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Change Healthcare”), announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger under which UnitedHealth Group will acquire all outstanding shares of Change Healthcare. A copy of UnitedHealth Group’s and Change Healthcare’s joint press release is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

The information in this Item 7.01, including the exhibit attached hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any UnitedHealth Group filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

Exhibit

  

Description

99.1    Joint Press Release dated January 6, 2021
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL)


Signatures

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.

Date: January 6, 2021

 

UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INCORPORATED
By:  

/s/ Dannette L. Smith

  Dannette L. Smith
  Secretary to the Board of Directors