Press Releases

  • 10/12/16 10:14 am EDT
    • Bonus year 2018 Star Results do not fully reflect Humana’s focus on quality care for its Medicare members
    • Demonstrated success of the company’s integrated care delivery model is indicative of quality outcomes for the company’s members
    • Average HEDIS quality score at record high
    • Most recent Star ratings not anticipated to materially impact Medicare membership growth for 2017
    • Company expects to take certain measures to mitigate potential negative impact on 2018 Star bonus revenues
    • Full-year 2016 earnings per share guidance raised to approximately $8.80 on a GAAP basis, approximately $9.50 on an Adjusted basis
    • 3Q16 earnings per share guidance raised to approximately $3.07 on a GAAP basis, approximately $3.15 on an Adjusted basis
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) commented on updated Star quality ratings for the 2018 plan year published today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), showing that the percentage of the company’s July 31, 2016 membership in 4-Star plans or higher declined to approximately 37 percent, or 1.17 million members, from approximately 78 percent, or 2.15 million members, in the prior year. The company noted that the decline in membership in 4more...
  • 10/11/16 1:30 pm EDT

    Relationship will continue to focus on creating healthier communities; improving quality; and reducing health care costs

    PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, has renewed its value-based network agreement with the Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO) providing continued health care access to some 9,000 Humana Medicare Advantage members in Greater Philadelphia. The new agreement is effective Jan. 1, 2017 and is designed to offer a proactive and wellness-focused health care experiencemore...
  • 9/27/16 9:56 am EDT

    The award, from Healthiest Employers, honors companies with the most innovative, pro-active and holistic cultures of wellness

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has ranked No. 4 on the list of the “Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America,” compiled by Healthiest Employers to honor organizations that have comprehensively incorporated the most vital corporate wellness policies, practices and programs in their workplaces. The award is given to companies that create a healthier, more productive community of employees who understand the value of healthcare and are activelymore...
  • 9/20/16 10:30 am EDT

    In its 10 th consecutive year being included in the indices, Humana leads “health care providers and services sector” for fourth year in a row

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. Humana is one of only six U.S. health care companies selected for the 2016 DJSI World Index. This acknowledgment marks the tenth consecutive year Humana has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and the fourth year DJSI has singled out Humana as themore...
  • 9/15/16 8:45 am EDT

    Company ranks among top 5 nationally in promoting healthy work environments and encouraging workers to live healthier lifestyles

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) received Well-being Top Honors in Washington, D.C., this week as one of the top five companies among all national applicants for the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award, given by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) to recognize organizations with the best workforce well-being programs in the U.S. In addition, Humana was named a Platinum award winner for the fourth consecutive year, the highest awardmore...
  • 9/14/16 1:30 pm EDT

    Medicare beneficiaries will have more choices when seeking care designed for their needs

    INDIANAPOLIS & DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To offer patient-centered care for Medicare beneficiaries, Oak Street Health and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) have teamed up to add four primary care practices to Humana’s Medicare Advantage Plan networks in Indiana and Michigan. Humana is adding these new primary care practice locations to its network in an effort to improve access to care and quality of care while increasing patients’ ability to manage their own care to improve theirmore...
  • 9/13/16 2:00 pm EDT

    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, Bellinmore...
  • 9/13/16 12:01 am EDT

    Studies from Humana and Dr. Stacy L. Smith at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism reveal prevalence of ageism in film and the power of embracing a healthy mindset for healthy aging

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New research reveals few characters aged 60 and over are represented in film, and that prominent senior characters face demeaning or ageist references. These negative and stereotypical media portrayals do not reflect how seniors see themselves – or their lifestyles. These findings stem from two studies conducted by health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at University ofmore...
  • 8/25/16 4:15 pm EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend to stockholders of $0.29 per share payable on October 28, 2016 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on October 13, 2016. As contemplated by the Company’s merger agreement with Aetna Inc., Humana has aligned the record and payment dates of this quarterly dividend with those of Aetna’s next expected quarterly dividendmore...
  • 8/17/16 11:30 am EDT

    Company waives prescription refill restrictions; expands access to crisis hotline; donates to Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc., one of Louisiana’s leading health benefits companies, announced today that it has launched a series of disaster relief efforts assisting its associates, members and their communities devastated by this month’s historic flooding in Louisiana. Flooding over the past several days has swamped southeastern Louisiana. More than 40,000 homes have been affected by the worst flooding in a century, with more than 30,000 peoplemore...