This excerpt taken from the UNH 10-Q filed May 11, 2006.
Pending civil litigation relating to our stock option granting practices could have a material adverse effect on the Company.
We and our directors and officers are defendants in a purported federal securities class action and six shareholder derivative actions relating to our stock option granting practices. See Part II, Item 1, Legal Proceedings for a more detailed description of these proceedings. These actions are in preliminary stages and we cannot provide assurance that their ultimate outcome will not have a material adverse effect on our business, financial condition and results of operations.