Press Releases

  • 10/17/18 10:00 am EDT

    Medicare beneficiaries in six New Jersey counties can now select a Humana Medicare Advantage plan for 2019 coverage

    JERSEY CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is expanding the health plan choices for Medicare beneficiaries in New Jersey by offering Humana Medicare Advantage plan offerings in the state for the first time. Residents of six New Jersey counties can select from the 2019 plans during this year’s Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Annual Election Period, or AEP. During the AEP, which runs from Oct. 15 throughmore...
  • 10/16/18 3:04 pm EDT

    Awards honor companies that build and maximize an effective workplace culture of health

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has again earned top Gold status in the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index, a self-assessment scorecard that measures the comprehensiveness and quality of a company’s workplace health program, and the overall heart health of its employees. The index, produced by the Association’s Center for Workplace Health Research and Evaluation, measures multiple organizational bestmore...
  • 10/16/18 10:23 am EDT

    Contracts include all Baptist Health facilities in Monroe, Dade, Broward, Palm Beach counties

    MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), Florida’s largest Medicare Advantage organization by enrollment, and CarePlus Health Plans, Inc. , a South Florida-based Medicare Advantage HMO owned by Humana, announced today they have signed agreements with Baptist Health South Florida that provide in-network access to their Medicare and commercial members, effective Oct.15, 2018. The agreements encompass all 10 of Baptist Health’smore...
  • 10/11/18 9:56 am EDT

    Humana also has help in place for members, employees, employer clients, brokers and the community at large including access to crisis hotline and free counseling

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today the actions it is taking to assist its members, employees and communities in Florida and the Gulf Coast Region who have been impacted by Hurricane Michael, including a disaster recovery donation from its philanthropic arm, the Humana Foundation. Among those actions, Humana has opened its toll-free crisis interventionmore...
  • 10/10/18 5:49 pm EDT

    Statewide plan receives 5-star rating for 2019

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of Tennessee’s leading Medicare health benefits companies, has achieved 5-stars – the highest possible rating – from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for its Humana Gold Plus HMO Medicare Advantage plan. The Humana Gold Plus HMO is offered in 50 counties throughout Tennessee. “We are very honored to receive this recognition from CMS, and especially thankful to the more than 125more...
  • 10/10/18 5:32 pm EDT

    The CarePlus Medicare Advantage HMO, offered throughout Florida, receives the 5-star, “excellent” Medicare quality rating

    MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CarePlus Health Plans, Inc.’s Medicare Advantage plan in Florida achieved 5-stars – the highest possible rating – from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the 2019 plan year. This marks the second time that the CarePlus Medicare Advantage HMO, offered statewide in Florida, achieved the 5-star rating. CarePlus is a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). “Keeping our members healthy is at the heart of all that we domore...
  • 10/10/18 4:38 pm EDT
    • Humana received a 5-star rating for its Medicare Advantage HMO contract in Tennessee and its CarePlus Health Plans, Inc. Medicare Advantage HMO contract in Florida for 2019
    • 3 million, or approximately 84%, of Humana Medicare Advantage members are currently enrolled under contracts with 4-plus stars for 2019, including approximately 225,000 members in 5-star contracts
    • Humana received a 4.5-star rating for two Medicare Advantage contracts offered in 6 states, covering approximately 550,000 members
    • All Humana Medicare Advantage HMO membership in Florida is in 4.5 or 5-star rated contracts
    • 12 Humana Medicare Advantage contracts received a 4-star rating or above
    • Over 99% of retirees in Humana’s Group Medicare Advantage plans are in 4-plus star contracts
    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, effective January 1, 2019, 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, 3.5 million of which are Medicare Advantagemore...
  • 10/9/18 1:30 pm EDT

    National Organization on Disability applauds organizations leading the way in hiring and showing others how to benefit by hiring people with disabilities

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has been recognized by The National Organization on Disability (NOD) as one of the 2018 NOD Leading Disability Employers. The NOD Leading Disability Employer seal recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities. Now in its third year, this annual recognition honors organizations that are leading the way in disability hiring andmore...
  • 10/9/18 11:00 am EDT
    • Enhanced or comparable plan value for 97 percent of Humana individual Medicare Advantage members
    • More $0 premium plans and expanded Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO offerings
    • Go365 wellness rewards and SilverSneakers fitness program available to most Humana Medicare Advantage members
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that its Medicare plans for 2019 are designed to deliver affordable health benefits and wellness programs with added convenience and a focus on health and well-being for the whole person. Nearly all (97 percent) of Humana’s individual Medicare Advantage members will see enhanced or comparable value in their plan’s combination of monthly premiums and benefits in 2019, and 2.8more...
  • 10/8/18 1:00 pm EDT

    VFW Posts throughout New York are encouraged to host Stop 22 walks

    ALBANY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and Department of NY Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW NY) have teamed up on the Stop 22 initiative, which aims to increase awareness of 22 veterans committing suicide each day. As part of this partnership, the VFW NY will host the inaugural Stop 22 Walk-A-Thon to heighten awareness of the mental health needs of our country’s veterans. “It’s imperative we do something to increasemore...