PacifiCare Health Systems

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PacifiCare Health Systems
Type Healthcare, Insurance
Industry Insurance
Headquarters Cypress, California
Employees 7,500
Website [1]

PacifiCare Health Systems (former NYSE symbol PHS) was a Fortune 500 healthcare company based in Cypress, California. It was acquired by UnitedHealth Group (NYSEUNH) in late 2005, which continues to market health plans under the PacifiCare and SecureHorizons names.

PacifiCare has more than 3 million health plan members and approximately 10 million specialty plan members nationwide. PacifiCare offers individuals, employers and Medicare beneficiaries a variety of consumer-driven health care and life insurance products.

The company had 7,500 employees nationwide at the time of the acquisition by UnitedHealth.

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