This excerpt taken from the UNH 10-K filed Feb 21, 2008.
Specialty Benefits includes dental, vision, life, critical illness, short-term disability and stop loss product offerings delivered through an integrated platform that enhances efficiency and effectiveness. Approximately 13.5 million individuals receive their vision benefits through Specialty Benefits and its network of approximately 30,000 vision professionals in private and retail settings. Dental benefit management and related services are provided to six million consumers through a network of approximately 85,000 dentists. Stop-loss insurance is marketed throughout the United States through a network of third-party administrators, brokers and consultants.