Following ‘Herculean’ Integration Efforts, Humana Sees Balanced Growth for Kindred at Home

In 2019, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) recorded its highest individual Medicare Advantage (MA) growth rate in a decade. The Louisville, Kentucky-based home- and community-focused health insurer anticipates more of the same in 2020, with leadership also bullish on Humana’s existing in-home care operations and its soon-to-expand primary care centers. And when it comes to home […]

Fedelta Home Care Secures Growth-Equity Financing; Humana Foundation Raises SDoH Investment to $7.6M

Montlake Capital invests in Fedelta Home Care Growth-equity firm Montlake Capital has announced it will fuel Fedelta Home Care’s growth efforts. Founded in 2004, Seattle-based Fedelta provides both home care and home health care services in the Puget Sound region. As a provider, Fedelta provides in-home care services to individuals of all ages, offering both […]

Clinical Huddles, Pre-Coding and Wound Care: Home Health Providers Share Tips for Early PDGM Success

When it comes to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), it’s often the seemingly small changes that bring big results. That’s true even for some of the largest U.S. home health providers, including Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED), Bayada Home Health Care, Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). While it’s still too early […]

HCAOA Names Home Helpers CEO as Board President; CMS Chief Medical Officer Leaves for Humana

HCAOA elects new board president The Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) has elected Emma Dickison as the new president of its board of directors. Washington, D.C.-based HCAOA represents nearly 3,000 companies that employ more than 500,000 caregivers. Dickison brings her background as CEO of Home Helpers Home Care — a company she’s been with […]

Walgreens Still Bullish on ‘Small But Important’ Senior Care Clinics

In the summer of 2018, the pharmacy retail business of Walgreens Boots Alliance (NYSE: WBA) announced it was forming a unique partnership with insurance company Humana (NYSE: HUM) focused on community-based senior care. Initially, the partnership — operated by Humana subsidiary Partners in Primary Care — launched inside two Walgreens stores in Kansas City, Missouri. […]

Humana to Acquire Enclara; Honor Expands in California

Humana to acquire Enclara Consonance Capital Partners, a health care investment firm, has agreed to sell Enclara Healthcare to Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). The transaction includes the privately held pharmacy company’s subsidiaries Enclara Pharmacia, GuidantRx and Avanti Health Care Services. The deal is expected to close during the first six months of 2020. For Louisville, […]

Humana, Philips Using In-Home Interventions to Tackle $17B Re-Hospitalization Problem

Insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and health technology company Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG) have teamed up to give Humana’s Medicare Advantage (MA) members 24/7 access to care via remote patient monitoring. The move reflects the continued adoption of remote patient monitoring and telehealth, especially when it comes to the MA landscape. “Payers are increasingly […]

Humana At Home Targets Dementia Care; Mavencare Partners with Minuteman Senior Services

Humana expands Seniorlink relationship Insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and tech-enabled health services company Seniorlink are expanding their relationship. Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana is one of the largest health companies in the U.S., both in terms of Medicare Advantage (MA) membership and in terms of associated provider organizations. Kindred at Home and Humana At Home, […]

Humana CEO Broussard: We’re Very Excited About PDGM

Don’t count Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) among those worried about the major home health reimbursement overhaul coming up in 2020. While some shun the forthcoming payment changes, Humana is actually excited about them, according to CEO and President Bruce Broussard. In addition to being one of the country’s largest health insurance organizations and a dominant […]