Filed pursuant to Rule 433

Registration No. 333-127610




Dated February 27, 2006


Issuer:    UnitedHealth Group Incorporated
Ratings:    A2/A
Security Type:    SEC Registered
Size:    $650,000,000
Maturity:    March 2, 2009
Coupon:    3 Month LIBOR Telerate plus 0.08%
Price:    100% of face amount
Trade Date:    February 27, 2006
Interest Payment and Reset Dates:   

March 2, June 2, September 2 and December 2,
commencing June 2, 2006

Redemption:    Not redeemable prior to maturity
Settlement:    March 2, 2006 (T+3)
CUSIP:    91324PAN2
Joint Book-Running Managers:    J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.
   Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
   Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
Co-Managers:    Banc of America Securities LLC

BB&T Capital Markets, a division of Scott and
Stringfellow, Inc.

   BNY Capital Markets, Inc.
   Fifth Third Securities, Inc.
   Goldman, Sachs & Co.
   Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc.

KeyBanc Capital Markets, A Division of McDonald
Investment Inc.

   LaSalle Financial Services, Inc.
   Lazard Capital Markets LLC
   Lehman Brothers Inc.
   Mellon Financial Markets, LLC
   Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
   Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc.
   NatCity Investments, Inc.
   Piper Jaffray & Co.
   PNC Capital Markets LLC
   The Williams Capital Group, L.P.
   Wachovia Capital Markets, LLC
   Wells Fargo Brokerage Services, LLC

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