Why Humana Chose Jim Rechtin As Its Next CEO

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced Monday that Jim Rechtin would be succeeding Bruce Broussard in the CEO role on July 1. On Tuesday, Broussard explained why. Ultimately, the CEO succession plan had been in place at Humana for a while. Broussard has served in the CEO chair since 2013, and Rechtin was named his successor […]

The Most Game-Changing Home-Based Care Blockbusters Of The Last Decade

Thanks to impactful, large-scale transactions over the last decade, the collective face of home-based care has changed forever. Traditional providers in both home health care and personal home care have merged. Payers became involved in the home-based care space like never before. Of late, retailers have too. But it’s often easy to forget how the […]

AccentCare Appoints New Chief Medical Officer; Modivcare Names 2 C-Suite Leaders

AccentCare’s new CMO AccentCare has promoted Dr. Balu Natarajan to the roles of executive vice president and chief medical officer (CMO), effective immediately. “In his almost two decades with our company, Dr. Natarajan has been an invaluable asset to our team, demonstrating exceptional leadership and medical expertise,” AccentCare CEO Laura Tortorella said in a statement. […]

Humana Looks to CenterWell, Home Health Care Amid MA Headwinds

Home health care will be at the heart of Humana Inc.’s (NYSE: HUM) rebound plans, according to company leadership. An increase in Medical Advantage (MA) costs driven by “higher than anticipated” hospitalization costs were the main culprit for Humana’s grim outlook coming out of the fourth quarter. The significant uptick in utilization in Q4 has […]

‘It’s The Right Thing To Do’: Humana, Lifespark Embracing Wellness As Part of Their Overall Strategies

Wellness isn’t just a health care buzzword. In fact, it’s what’s driving business strategies across the senior care continuum. Providers of all shapes and sizes are looking to achieve wellspan, and executives at organizations like Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and Lifespark are doing so by leveraging data, care coordination and more. For Humana, a major […]

The Top 10 Home Health Care News Stories Of 2023

In the first year that truly felt “post-COVID,” home-based care providers did not see a shortage of challenges. Instead, in 2023, home health providers saw another year defined by payment struggles, with both the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Home care providers, meanwhile, were still grappling with high […]

Walmart Reportedly Interested In Reviving Humana Deal Talks

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) remained in the headlines Friday, this time after being linked to Walmart (NYSE: WMT) in potential deal talks. Earlier this week, it was confirmed that Cigna Group (NYSE: CI) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) have already been in touch about a potential combination. But on Friday morning, the research advisory company […]