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					Contact:        Daryl Richard
                UnitedHealthcare
                (860) 702-5795
                daryl_richard@uhc.com

(For Immediate Release)

         INDIA’S LARGEST PRIVATE INSURER PARTNERS WITH
 UNITEDHEALTH GROUP TO GIVE TRAVELERS VISITING THE U.S. ACCESS TO
             A BROAD ARRAY OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES
N EWS R E L EAS E




       UnitedHealth Group expanding its participation in growing global health care
        marketplace

MINNEAPOLIS (March 5, 2008) – UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and ICICI Lombard, India’s
largest private general insurance company and second-largest health insurer, are partnering to provide
ICICI Lombard’s policyholders traveling to the United States with access to UnitedHealthcare’s programs
and services.

Through this initiative, any of ICICI Lombard’s 1.6 million policyholders traveling to the United States
who are covered by the insurer’s Overseas Travel Insurance or Student Overseas Medical Insurance will
have access to UnitedHealthcare’s Options preferred provider network as well as medical management
and organized resources that align to their health needs, all of which help millions of people take charge
of their health.

The partnership with ICICI Lombard illustrates the increasingly global nature of today’s health care
marketplace in which health companies are offering broader access to more innovative health care
solutions for a more mobile population. UnitedHealth Group’s growing global business is helping lead
this trend by offering expatriate coverage for both U.S. and international foreign companies.

A recent independent study by SK&A Information Services, Inc., a leading provider of health care
information solutions and research, found that U.S. physician offices accept UnitedHealthcare insurance
more than any other plan.

Sudhir Menon, Head, Travel Insurance, ICICI Lombard, said: “This partnership is an innovative benefit
for Indians who are increasingly traveling abroad for both occupational and educational purposes. We are
committed to continuously enhancing our service and value proposition and we look forward to
leveraging the assets of UnitedHealth Group to deliver the best in service and resources to our customers
throughout their travels to the United States.”

Ori Karev, CEO of UnitedHealth International, said: “Our new partnership with ICICI Lombard is an
important step in making access to cross-border health care more seamless for consumers, a model we are
exploring in multiple markets. ICICI Lombard is an outstanding partner committed to enhancing the
quality and access to health care for its members. We believe Indians traveling overseas will have peace
of mind knowing that, when they visit the U.S., their health care needs will be met.”

About ICICI Lombard General Insurance
ICICI Lombard is a 74:26 joint venture between ICICI Bank Limited, India's second largest bank with
$79 billion in assets and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a Canada-based $26 billion diversified
financial services company engaged in general insurance, reinsurance, insurance claims management and
investment management.

About UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group (www.unitedhealthgroup.com) is a diversified health and well-being company
dedicated to making health care work better. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., UnitedHealth Group
offers a broad spectrum of products and services through seven operating businesses: UnitedHealthcare,
Ovations, AmeriChoice, Uniprise, OptumHealth, Ingenix, and Prescription Solutions. Through its family
of businesses, UnitedHealth Group serves approximately 70 million individuals nationwide.

About UnitedHealth International
UnitedHealth International is the global arm of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), one of the largest and
most diverse health care companies in the United States. UnitedHealth International brings this wealth of
experience, skills, tools and products to the rapidly changing global health care marketplace.

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