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Summit Health Signs Medicare Network Agreement with Humana

New contract provides Humana Medicare Advantage members with access to Summit Health hospitals and physicians in South-Central Pennsylvania

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 11:00 am EDT

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CHAMBERSBURG, Pa.

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"We’re very pleased to expand our Pennsylvania Medicare provider network with Summit Health"

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Summit Health and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, have signed a new contract that provides in-network access for Humana Medicare members at Summit Health facilities and providers in south-central Pennsylvania.

The contract, which is effective Aug. 1, 2017, provides in-network access for Humana Medicare Advantage Health Maintenance Organization, Preferred Provider Organization, and Private Fee-for-Service health plan members seeking treatment at Summit Health facilities.

“We’re very pleased to expand our Pennsylvania Medicare provider network with Summit Health,” said Humana Regional Medicare President Rich Vollmer. “This means our Medicare Advantage members in south-central Pennsylvania will now have access to quality care from Summit Health’s medical facilities and its physicians.”

Specifically, the new contract includes access to Summit Health’s two hospitals – Chambersburg Hospital and Waynesboro Hospital - and all its physician practices.

“We look forward to this new relationship with Humana to deliver high-quality, affordable health care to people with Medicare in south-central Pennsylvania,” said Summit Health Chief Financial Officer Kimberly Rzomp.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

About Summit Health

Summit Health is a non-profit network of hospitals and physician practices dedicated to building a healthier community. As Franklin County’s leading healthcare provider, Summit Health offers family care, specialists, lab and imaging services, a fitness center, urgent care centers, and two award-winning hospitals. More information is available at www.SummitHealth.org and www.facebook.com/SummitHealth.

About Humana

Humana Inc. is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at www.humana.com, including copies of:

  • Annual reports to stockholders
  • Securities and Exchange Commission filings
  • Most recent investor conference presentations
  • Quarterly earnings news releases and conference calls
  • Calendar of events
  • Corporate Governance information

More Information

Humana is a Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO, and PFFS organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in any Humana Medicare plan depends on contract renewal. Other providers are available in our network. The provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary.

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Contact:

Humana Corporate Communications
Alissa Krinsky, 312-441-5576
akrinsky@humana.com
or
Summit Health Marketing & Public Relations
Karlee Brown, 717-267-7136
klbrown@summithealth.org