New network, which includes four major health care systems, aims to reduce costs to employers, while maintaining quality health care for employees
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it has formed a new health care network, known as Wisconsin Value Network, that aims to provide a cost-effective and high quality health plan option for employers.
With its new Wisconsin Value Network, Humana brings together four major area health care systems into a unique provider network. The hospital systems include Ascension Wisconsin, Aurora Health Care, Bellin Health and ProHealth Care.
“We’re pleased that so many top quality hospitals will be part of this collaboration, offering an integrated health network that truly is unlike any other option available to employers in the state,” said Kristine Seymour, Humana Regional Vice President of Market Development for Wisconsin and Illinois. “With this value network, we all share a desire to bring lower rates to employers and a commitment to retain high quality health care for employees.”
Seymour added that Humana believes this new HMO network will appeal to employer groups in Wisconsin with 2-999 employees who are looking for an innovative, cost-effective, yet simple solution. Humana will begin quoting plans in the Wisconsin Value Network on Oct. 1, 2016, with coverage effective Jan. 1, 2017. Employers interested in learning more should contact their independent agent.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health and well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The company’s strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change, proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people we serve across the country.
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