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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
LEATHERDALE DOUGLAS W
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC [UNH]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP, 9900 BREN ROAD EAST
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/13/2012
(Street)

MINNETONKA, MN 55343
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/13/2012   A   10,000 A $23.0875 910,676 D  
Common Stock 02/13/2012   A   2,240 A $21.075 912,916 D  
Common Stock 02/13/2012   A   10,000 A $22.1175 922,916 D  
Common Stock 02/13/2012   A   1,920 A $23.67 924,836 D  
Common Stock               2,200 I by Trust 1(1)
Common Stock               2,200 I by Trust 2(1)
Common Stock               2,200 I by Trust 3(1)
Common Stock               6,200 I by Trust 4(2)
Common Stock               6,200 I by Trust 5(2)
Common Stock               6,200 I by Trust 6(2)
Common Stock               6,200 I by Trust 7(2)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $23.0875 02/13/2012   M     10,000 07/01/2002 07/01/2012 Common Stock 10,000 $ 0 0 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $21.075 02/13/2012   M     2,240 08/06/2002 08/06/2012 Common Stock 2,240 $ 0 0 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $22.1175 02/13/2012   M     10,000 10/01/2002 10/01/2012 Common Stock 10,000 $ 0 0 D  
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $23.67 02/13/2012   M     1,920 10/29/2002 10/29/2012 Common Stock 1,920 $ 0 0 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
LEATHERDALE DOUGLAS W
C/O UNITEDHEALTH GROUP
9900 BREN ROAD EAST
MINNETONKA, MN 55343
  X      

Signatures

 Dannette L. Smith, Attorney-in-Fact for Douglas W. Leatherdale   02/14/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) These shares are held in a irrevocable trust for the benefit of the reporting person's grandchild. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held by his grandchild's irrevocable trust, and this report should not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of the shares held by the irrevocable trust for the purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
(2) These shares are held in a irrevocable trust for the benefit of the reporting person's child. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held by his child's irrevocable trust, and this report should not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of the shares held by the irrevocable trust for the purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.

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