After Successful PDGM Transition, Humana Projects ‘Further Operating Model Advancement’ for Kindred at Home

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) continues to make significant investments when it comes to building a home-based care strategy. Currently, the Louisville, Kentucky-based company’s in-house home-based care business lines include Humana At Home and Kindred at Home, the largest home health provider in the U.S., according to LexisNexis. The insurer complements those capabilities with a wide […]

Humana Teams Up with DispatchHealth to Deliver Hospital-Level Care in the Home

To better care for its members with multiple chronic conditions, health insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is teaming up with DispatchHealth to offer advanced hospital-level care in the home. While the news comes roughly two months after federal health care policymakers paved the way for hospital-at-home Medicare reimbursement, the Humana-DispatchHealth agreement is something the […]

Humana Reports an Estimated $4 Billion In Savings From Value-Based Care Models in 2019

Over the years, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has dedicated itself to value-based care models as a way to drive better outcomes for its members. Released Wednesday, its most recent annual “Value-based Care Report” again reflected more positive outcomes for the 2.41 million Medicare Advantage (MA) beneficiaries receiving care from primary care physicians in value-based payment […]

Humana CEO Makes Case for Addressing SDoH, Investing in Home-Based Care

Bruce Broussard joined Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) as its president and CEO in 2011. Since then, he has helped steer the Louisville, Kentucky-based company toward a future that’s largely focused on “the home” and social determinants of health (SDoH). Humana has made several moves in those two areas, especially in recent years. They include its […]

Humana, National Quality Forum Execs: Future Payment Models Must Consider Social Determinants of Health

Physician leaders from Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and the National Quality Forum have published a joint article in the New England Journal of Medicine examining the role social, behavioral and environmental factors play in overall health — and why those aspects should be incorporated into future payment models.  Published Wednesday, the piece is […]

Humana Launches Medicare Advantage SDoH Program

Finding new ways to address the social determinants of health has become somewhat of a calling card for Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). This time around, the company announced a new program that reimburses health systems for referring Medicare Advantage members to social services.  Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana is both a payer and in-home care provider. Its […]

Humana CMO: We Are Moving Full Speed Ahead on Home Care

Health insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has not been shy about its strategy of moving further and further into the home. Right now, the company is busy with its many in-home endeavors, which include Humana At Home, Curo Health Services and Kindred at Home, the largest provider of home health and hospice services in […]