Press Releases

  • 10/7/19 11:14 am EDT

    Approximately 25 percent ($760 billion to $935 billion) of total U.S. health care spending can be characterized as waste

    $191 to $282 billion could be saved from interventions that address waste

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a Special Communication published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers from Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine estimated the cost of waste in the United States (U.S.) health system. The study found that approximately 25 percent of health care spending can be characterized as waste – between $760 billion and $935 billion annually. The findings can be accessed by clicking heremore...
  • 10/7/19 8:00 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today that two of its executive officers have assumed additional areas of responsibility for the company. Tim Huval has been named Chief Administrative Officer, with responsibilities for the Corporate Marketing, Human Resources, Workplace Solutions, Inclusion and Diversity, and Safety and Security functions. Sam Deshpande has been named Chief Technology and Riskmore...
  • 10/2/19 10:00 am EDT

    Company Also Introduces HMO Plan in the State

    TRENTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is expanding health plan choices for Medicare beneficiaries in New Jersey by more than doubling the number of counties in which Humana Medicare Advantage plans are offered in the state. In another milestone, the company also is introducing an HMO plan in New Jersey for the first time. “Humana is proud to be able to reach additional New Jerseyans by offering Medicare Advantage plans in a total of 13more...
  • 10/1/19 10:00 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that its Medicare Advantage plans for 2020 are designed to deliver more ways to care for the whole person through affordable health benefits and wellness programs with added convenience. Highlights of Humana’s 2020 Medicare Advantage plans include: Dental, hearing and vision coverage, fitness program memberships, home-delivered meals following an inpatient hospital stay, and an allowance for over-the-countermore...
  • 9/27/19 1:50 pm EDT

    Award from the National Organization on Disability honors companies with exemplary disability hiring and employment practices

    ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has been named a 2019 NOD Leading Disability Employer, an award given by The National Organization on Disability (NOD) to honor companies that demonstrate exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities. Now in its fourth year, this annual recognition is designed to applaud those organizations that are leading the way in disability hiring and encourage additional companies to tap into the many benefits of hiring talentmore...
  • 9/26/19 10:00 am EDT
    WEST READING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tower Health, one of the region’s leading integrated health systems, and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, today announced an agreement to expand care options for Humana Medicare Advantage members at Tower Health facilities in Southeast Pennsylvania, with the addition of Reading Hospital to Humana’s Medicare network. Effective October 1, the agreement provides in-network access for Humana Medicaremore...
  • 9/23/19 8:30 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that Karen W. Katz has been elected as a member of the company’s board of directors. Katz was President and CEO of Neiman Marcus Group from 2010 to February 2018. Neiman Marcus Group is an international multibrand omni-channel retailer whose portfolio of brands includes Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and MyTheresa. Having joined Neiman Marcus in 1985, Katz served in key executive and leadership roles in the company’smore...
  • 9/19/19 2:00 pm EDT

    Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award goes to companies with the best workforce well-being initiatives

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has been named a Platinum recipient in the 2019 Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-Being awards presented by the National Business Group on Health. This is the seventh straight year Humana has won this highest honor, which recognizes companies providing the best workforce health and employee well-being initiatives in the nation. The award was presented at the NBGH’s Workforce Strategy 2019 Conference in San Diego. Themore...
  • 9/4/19 10:44 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Pharmacy, a division of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), has been named the top U.S. Mail Order Pharmacy in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Pharmacy Study, two years in a row. The study measures customer satisfaction with their pharmacy experience across major Chain Drug Stores, Mass Merchandisers, Supermarkets and Mail Order pharmacies on a 1,000 point scale. Humana Pharmacy’s score of 900 this year was the highest among Mail Ordermore...
  • 9/4/19 8:00 am EDT

    Eleven new Iora Primary Care practices will provide Medicare Advantage beneficiaries quality care with a goal to improve health outcomes and lower overall health care costs

    BOSTON & LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Medicare Advantage members have additional access to high-impact, relationship-based primary care thanks to Iora Health and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) teaming up to add 11 additional Iora Primary Care practices to Humana’s Medicare Advantage network in Arizona, Georgia and Texas. Iora Primary Care is the consumer brand of Iora Health. Iora Primary Care and Humana’s value-based care relationship is already delivering on the promise to providemore...