Fortune 500's top 25 healthcare companies

The 68th Fortune 500 was released May 23. The annual list of the largest corporations in the U.S. ranked by revenue for the 2021 fiscal year includes 77 healthcare companies.

Key healthcare takeaways from the most recent listing from Fortune

1. The list includes 11 companies specializing in medical facilities. Of those, Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare reigns, holding the 62nd spot overall with $58.75 billion in revenue, up 14 percent year over year. 

2. Of the 11 ranked companies specializing in medical facilities, Surgery Partners, the Brentwood, Tenn.-based surgical facilities company, saw the greatest revenue growth at 19.6 percent for $2.22 billion. 

3. The list includes six health insurance and managed care companies. UnitedHealth Group comes out on top in this group, landing fifth in the Fortune 500 rankings overall with $287.59 billion in revenue, up 11.8 percent year over year. 

4. Fifteen pharmaceutical and health service companies are ranked, with CVS Health leading this group. It holds the fourth spot in the Fortune 500 rankings overall with $292.11 billion in revenue, up 8.7 percent year over year. 

5. Here are the top 25 ranked healthcare companies with their revenue and percent change to annual revenue: 

4. CVS Health 
2021 revenue: $292.11 billion 
Change to revenue: 8.7 percent 

5. UnitedHealthGroup
2021 revenue: $287.59 billion 
Change to revenue: 11.8 percent 

9. McKesson 
2021 revenue: $238.22 billion 
Change to revenue: 3.1 percent 

10. AmerisourceBergen 
2021 revenue: $213.98 billion 
Change to revenue: 12.7 percent 

12. Cigna 
2021 revenue: $174.07 billion 
Change to revenue: 8.5 percent 

15. Cardinal Health 
2021 revenue: $162.46 billion 
Change to revenue: 6.2 percent 

20. Anthem
2021 revenue: $138.63 billion 
Change to revenue: 13.8 percent 

26. Centene 
2021 revenue: $125.98 billion 
Change to revenue: 13.4 percent 

37. Johnson & Johnson 
2021 revenue: $93.77 billion 
Change to revenue: 13.6 percent 

40. Humana 
2021 revenue: $83.06 billion 
Change to revenue: 7.7 percent 

43. Pfizer 
2021 revenue: $81.28 billion 
Change to revenue: 94 percent 

62. HCA Healthcare 
2021 revenue: $58.75 billion 
Change to revenue: 14 percent 

63. AbbVie
2021 revenue: $56.19 billion 
Change to revenue: 22.7 percent 

71. Merck 
2021 revenue: $51.21 billion 
Change to revenue: 6.7 percent 

82. Bristol Myers Squibb
2021 revenue: $46.38 billion 
Change to revenue: 9.1 percent 

86. Abbott Laboratories 
2021 revenue: $43.07 billion 
Change to revenue: 24.5 percent 

118. Danaher 
2021 revenue: $29.45 billion 
Change to revenue: 32.2 percent 

122. Eli Lilly 
2021 revenue: $28.31 billion 
Change to revenue: 15.4 percent 

125. Molina Healthcare
2021 revenue: $27.77 billion 
Change to revenue: 43 percent 

129. Gilead Sciences 
2021 revenue: $27.3 billion 
Change to revenue: 10.6 percent 

140. Amgen 
2021 revenue: $25.97 billion 
Change to revenue: 2.2 percent 

173. Becton Dickinson 
2021 revenue: $20.24 billion 
Change to revenue: 18.3 percent 

181. Tenet Healthcare 
2021 revenue: $19.48 billion 
Change to revenue: 10.5 percent 

195. Moderna 
2021 revenue: $18.47 billion 
Change to revenue: 2,199 percent 

204. Viatris 
2021 revenue: $17.88 billion 
Change to revenue: 49.7 percent 

 

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