Press Releases

  • 10/17/17 10:30 am EDT

    Experienced nonprofit leader to guide Humana Foundation as it focuses on addressing social determinants of health

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) for the past 36 years, announced today that Walter D. Woods has been appointed the foundation’s chief executive officer. He has started in the role this week. Woods brings 30 years of corporate and nonprofit experience to the position, including roles where he focused on helping senior citizens live healthier lives. Woods joins the Humana Foundation as it has beenmore...
  • 10/12/17 3:00 pm EDT

    Benefit offered through TruHearing relationship should improve access to hearing tests and increase affordability for hearing aids in 34 states

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medicare beneficiaries in 27 more states will soon have better access to hearing examinations and more affordable hearing aids thanks to Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Humana, a leading health and well-being company, is expanding its existing relationship with TruHearing, a hearing health care company, to include hearing care and hearing aid benefits within more of its Medicare Advantage plan offerings. Humana is including this hearingmore...
  • 10/11/17 2:15 pm EDT
    • 2.4 million, or approximately 74%, of Humana Medicare Advantage members are in 4-plus star contracts
    • Humana received a 4.5-star rating for five Medicare Advantage contracts offered in 8 states
    • All Humana Medicare Advantage HMO membership in Florida received a 4.5-star rating
    • 12 Humana Medicare Advantage contracts received a 4-star rating or above
    • All Humana Medicare Advantage contracts received a 3.5-star rating or above
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today the Medicare Star Ratings for its Medicare Advantage (MA) plans from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Humana currently serves more than 8.5 million Medicare members in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, 3.3 million of which are Medicare Advantage members and 5.2 million are stand-alone PDP membersmore...
  • 10/10/17 10:11 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced that its Medicare plans for 2018 are designed with value in mind, and many plans will include new and enhanced benefits. The changes for 2018 reinforce Humana’s commitment to delivering affordable health plan options that can help people with Medicare achieve their best health. The annual Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan enrollment period begins Oct. 15.more...
  • 10/4/17 9:00 am EDT

    Those who identified as ‘most optimistic’ report feeling 12.5 years younger than their actual age

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to new findings from Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), aging Americans who are more optimistic report having better health. A quantitative survey of 2,000 people aged 60 or over found 87 percent of seniors who identify themselves as most optimistic reported their health as good to excellent, compared to 44 percent of those who identified themselves as least optimistic. Additionally, the most optimistic respondents reported nine fewermore...
  • 10/3/17 12:00 pm EDT

    Medicare beneficiaries in Sun City West and surrounding areas will have access to Iora Primary Care

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--People with Medicare in Arizona now will have additional access to patient-focused primary care thanks to Iora Health and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) teaming up to add two additional Iora Primary Care practices to Humana’s Medicare Advantage Plan network in Arizona. This is the fourth consecutive year Iora Health and Humana have teamed up to expand their value-based relationship. The new practices mean that Humana Medicaremore...
  • 10/3/17 10:00 am EDT

    New value-based contract means Humana Medicare members now have in-network access to Community Care Physicians primary care and specialty physicians and medical facilities, with care aimed at helping people achieve their best health

    ALBANY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Community Care Physicians (CCP) and health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) have signed a new value-based agreement that provides in-network access for Humana Medicare Advantage members at CCP facilities. The contract provides Humana HMO, PPO and PFFS Medicare Advantage members in-network access to CCP’s 248 primary care and specialty physicians at its 37 practices across the Capital District as well as itsmore...
  • 10/2/17 4:30 pm EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) will release its financial results for the third quarter 2017 (3Q17) on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:30 a.m. eastern time. The company will host a conference call at 9:00 a.m. eastern time that morning to discuss its financial results for the quarter and earnings guidance for 2017. All parties interested are invited to dial 888-625-7430. No password is required. A webcast of the 3Q17 earnings call may also bemore...
  • 10/2/17 1:30 pm EDT

    Competition is open to student teams from U.S. colleges; submissions due Oct. 27

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and Mays Business School at Texas A&M University are launching the first health care analytics case competition at the university’s campus to showcase students’ analytical abilities to solve a real-world business problem. The case competition is open to all accredited colleges in the United States. Students enrolled full-time in accredited Master of Science, Master ofmore...
  • 10/2/17 6:00 am EDT

    Agreement Aims to Improve Care Experience in Northeast Ohio

    CLEVELAND & LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), a leading health and well-being company, and Cleveland Clinic have announced the creation of two new $0 premium Medicare Advantage health plans. The Humana Cleveland Clinic Preferred Medicare Plans will offer patient-centered, affordable access to expert doctors, nurses and facilities for people with Medicare in Cuyahoga County. The collaboration integrates Humana’s Medicare Advantage experience withmore...