Optum Health reported big financial gains last year and drove a 17 percent increase in Optum's overall revenue.
Optum reported $47.9 billion revenue for the fourth quarter of 2022 and $182.8 billion for the full year. Optum Health's revenue hit $18.4 billion revenue in the fourth quarter and $71.1 billion for the full year, a 31.6% increase over 2021.
Last year, Optum Health increased revenue per customer 29 percent by adding more patients to its value-based care arrangements and expanding care delivery services. Optum Health includes SCA Health's 320-plus surgery centers, in-home care, behavioral health and virtual care. Last year, Optum Health was able to deliver higher acuity care at its facilities as well and served a total of 102 million customers.