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Humana’s Retail President: Kindred at Home Acquisition Will Transform the Health Care Ecosystem

Close to 90% of older adults want to receive care in their homes as they age, according to a study conducted earlier this year by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. But outside of just aging in place in general, during the COVID-19 crisis, individuals of all ages have also become more aware of …

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Attracted by Risk-Bearing Capabilities, Humana Acquiring Provider-Convener onehome

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire onehome, a home-focused, post-acute care company. The acquisition brings the Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana closer to its goal of being one of the premier home-based care providers in the country, its executives believe. Officially dubbed “One HomeCare Solutions,” the Miramar, Florida-based …

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Humana Crafts Direct-Contracting Plans Around Senior Care Centers, Home-Based Care

In March, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced a new brand that would combine its “Partners in Primary Care” and “Family Physicians Group” into one. Those two payer-agnostic, senior-focused sects of Humana became “CenterWell Senior Primary Care.” The newly named senior care organization is now venturing into original Medicare through direct contracting with the federal government. …

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Humana Set Up to Be Largest Home-Based Care Provider Approved for Direct Contracting

Once its 100% acquisition of Kindred at Home is finalized, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) believes it will become one of the premier home health care providers in the entire country. It certainly has the resources to be just that. That’s partly because the payer-provider hybrid is also directly contracting with traditional Medicare through the Global …

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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 …

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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 …

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Humana Doubles Down on Payer-Agnostic Primary Care to Better Serve Seniors

Partners in Primary Care (PiPC), a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and a senior-focused primary care provider, announced Tuesday that it plans to accelerate expansion in 2021. Specifically, it plans to open 20 more primary care centers, five more than it did last year. Those centers will be located in Texas, Louisiana, Nevada and …

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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 …

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