Welcome to Consumer Reports Advocacy

Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit organization that works for a fair, safe and transparent marketplace.

Since we were founded as Consumers Union in 1936, we have advocated for the rights of all consumers. Now, we are united under the Consumer Reports name, bringing together our trusted testing, research, journalism, and advocacy.

We hope you will partner with us and our six million members for a better world.

Letter to United Health Group on (SSNs) on health insurance cards

CU believes the use of SSNs on these items may contribute to identity theft, and again we urge you to replace this sensitive number with an alternative identification number.