The Valley Health Team has received $2.3 million in capital by UnitedHealth Group and its subsidiary PacifiCare of California to further Valley's efforts in delivering quality and affordable health care services to rural communities in California.

The capital is part of UnitedHealth Group’s California health care investment program, a 20-year, $200 million commitment to provide access to capital financing for health care entities providing services to underserved, low-income and underinsured communities and/or populations throughout the region.

David Hansen, CEO of Pacific region for UnitedHealthcare, said: UnitedHealth Group is committed to investing in a healthier California. We do this by offering products and services that address affordability, access and quality needs for all Californians, and by supporting community health organizations that will help improve the health care delivery system for everyone, especially underserved populations.