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9/8/2021 Humana reports uptick in MA hospitalizations, dip in non-COVID-19 admissions Healthcare Dive Dive Brief: - Humana is seeing a rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations among its Medicare Advantage members, the insurer [said Tuesday in a filing] with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. - Non-COVID-19 hospitalizations are declining, and Humana expects outpatient visits to contract, too, a trend that occurred during previous coronavirus surges. - Still, Humana is maintaining its full-year guidance, which was set in July, "while continuing to acknowledge the ...
9/2/2021 Medicare Advantage slowing COVID discharges to SNFs: report McKnight's Long Term Care News A lack of workers isn‚Aot the only COVID-19 complication slowing skilled nursing admissions. A new report finds Medicare Advantage restrictions are also creating log jams in hospitals desperate to discharge patients to post ... the pandemic, but their replacement requirements and expiration dates vary. Humana‚Aos waiver for Louisiana lasts until Sept. 17, while Florida Blue‚Aos is open-ended. ‚AuThe challenge when it is not being directed by ...
9/1/2021 From Startups To Blue Cross Plans, Insurers Expand Medicare Advantage Footprints Forbes Health insurance companies from well-established players and Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans to startups are once again looking to expand their geographic reach to grow their already booming Medicare Advantage businesses.Established players in Medicare Advantage include Anthem, the Aetna unit of CVS Health, Centene, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group and they are expected to announce their plans for Medicare Advantage‚Aos 2022 coverage year in the coming ...
8/31/2021 Industry Veterans Bruce Perkins and Mark Vachon Join Global Nephrology Solutions Executive Board Business Wire ... Medicare Advantage, and fee for service medicine. For 38 years, he served in various roles at Humana, leading hospitals and health plans, and organically building the Healthcare Services segment of Humana, a 20-billion-dollar business. Perkins is currently the managing member for Perkins, Smith & Associates, L.L.C., a healthcare consulting firm based in Louisville, Kentucky. He serves on the board of Amedisys, Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Devoted Health, Physician ...
8/31/2021 Industry Veterans Bruce Perkins and Mark Vachon Join Global Nephrology Solutions Executive Board | Financial Buzz ... Medicare Advantage, and fee for service medicine. For 38 years, he served in various roles at Humana, leading hospitals and health plans, and organically building the Healthcare Services segment of Humana, a 20-billion-dollar business. Perkins is currently the managing member for Perkins, Smith & Associates, L.L.C., a healthcare consulting firm based in Louisville, Kentucky. He serves on the board of Amedisys, Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Devoted Health, Physician ...
8/31/2021 Industry Veterans Bruce Perkins and Mark Vachon Join Global Nephrology Solutions Executive Board ... Medicare Advantage, and fee for service medicine. For 38 years, he served in various roles at Humana, leading hospitals and health plans, and organically building the Healthcare Services segment of Humana, a 20-billion-dollar business. Perkins is currently the managing member for Perkins, Smith & Associates, L.L.C., a healthcare consulting firm based in Louisville, Kentucky. He serves on the board of Amedisys, Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Devoted Health, Physician ...
8/20/2021 American Academy of Ophthalmology Pushes Back Against Bevacizumab Biosimilar Use in Treating Ophthalmic Conditions ... alternatives to Avastin for treatment in eye diseases. The statement alleges that certain large healthcare insurers‚Aiincluding Aetna, CareFirst, UnitedHealthcare, Humana, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, AmeriHealth and Health Assurance Pennsylvania‚Aihave ... CMS‚Aos Trump era reversal of a policy resulting in Medicare Advantage plans being able to use step therapy for Part B drugs‚Aithose that are administered in a doctor‚Aos office. Step therapy helps ...
8/18/2021 Health insurance upstart Devoted Health more than doubled its revenue and membership in the first half of 2021 ... Medicare Advantage. Todd Park is the former US chief technology officer in the White House. The Medicare Advantage market is dominated by established insurers, like CVS Health‚Aos Aetna, Humana, and UnitedHealthcare. Upstarts like Alignment Healthcare, Bright Health, and Clover Health have been expanding across the country in a battle for members. Devoted, a private company backed ...
8/9/2021 How tech cos like like Papa can boost SDOH uptake for health insurance companies - Insider Intelligence Trends, Forecasts & Statistics The data: The number of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans offering supplemental benefits to target social determinants of health (SDOH) has tripled over the last year.845 MA plans offer special supplemental benefits (like benefits to ... to help boost awareness of their SDOH benefits. For example, Humana and UnitedHealthcare report high uptake for SDOH benefits like food carts, according to the BMC report. Some insurers are trying to solve low adoption ...
8/5/2021 CVS: OIG conducting audit of Aetna's Medicare Advantage plans | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) is putting Aetna's Medicare Advantage plans under the microscope, the insurer's parent company, CVS Health, disclosed Wednesday.CVS said in the Securities and Exchange Commission filing that the OIG is taking a closer look at the insurer's "risk-adjustment related data." Other insurers, including Anthem and Humana, have come under similar scrutiny.There has been a significant ...
8/5/2021 Cigna, Blue Shield of California join Cricket Health's $83.5M funding round Modern Healthcare ... Medicare Advantage plans for the first time this year. Among their strategies are striking partnerships with startups such as Cricket Health, Monogram Health, Strive Health. Monogram Health of Nashville, Tennessee, closed a $160 million Series B funding round in June, including an investment from Humana. Denver-based Strive Health raised $140 million in a Series B funding round in March led by Alphabet's private equity arm CapitalG with support from ...
8/4/2021 AAO speaks out on untested biosimilar use in eyes during Avastin supply disruption The American Academy of Ophthalmology has asked CMS and HHS to prohibit Medicare Advantage and exchange plans from suggesting biosimilar alternatives to Avastin, according to a press release.Avastin ( bevacizumab , Genentech) is an anti-VEGF therapy ... the vacuum, some insurance companies, including Aetna, CareFirst, United Healthcare, Humana, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, AmeriHealth and Health Assurance Pennsylvania, have recommended Zirabev (bevacizumab-bvzr, Pfizer) and Mvasi (bevacizumab-awwb, Amgen ...
8/3/2021 Report: MA plans struggling to boost member engagement, communication MedCity News Though satisfaction with Medicare Advantage plans is high, fewer members actively managed their health over the past year, indicating a lack of engagement and communication, according to a new report .Released in June by consumer ... in a close second with 834, while Cigna HealthSpring and Humana ranked third with 822 each. These four insurers scored well above the industry average of 806.Information and communication was the lowest-performing factor ...
8/2/2021 Massive changes are afoot in Medicare, and the media keeps missing the story Center for Health Journalism University of Southern California In late July, sponsored content appeared sandwiched between paragraphs of legitimate journalism in Politico Pulse, the outlet‚Aos daily health care newsletter. Humana, the country‚Aos second-largest seller of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, told readers that ‚Auwith Medicare Advantage, seniors save an average of $1,640 in annual out-of-pocket spending compared to fee-for-service Medicare.‚Au Humana added that ...
7/31/2021 Wyden Uses Heatwave To Urge Insurers To Provide Seniors With AC, Filtration Systems Elderly Oregonians with Medicare Advantage health plans should have insurers provide them with air conditioners and filtration units. That from U.S. Senator Ron Wyden. The Oregon Democrat argues that in 2019, Congress passed his Chronic ... AllCare, ATRIO, Regence BlueCross BlueShield, Health Net, Trillium, Aetna, CareOregon, Humana, Kaiser, Moda, PacificSource, Providence, Samaritan, and UnitedHealthcare...all insurance companies with significant MA membership, Copyright 2021, KLCC ...
7/30/2021 Pushing Biosimilar Drugs That May Damage Vision ... for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to prohibit these policies for Medicare Advantage and exchange plans. We‚Aove also informed the insurers that their pursuit of ... Several large healthcare insurers ‚Ai including Aetna, CareFirst, United Healthcare, Humana, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, AmeriHealth and Maximus Federal-Health Assurance Pennsylvania ‚Ai have stepped into this unfortunate supply chain disruption ...
7/29/2021 MedicareLIVE! 2021 Virtual Conference ... Medicare Advantage Carrier Panel, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and WellCare - Med Supp Carrier Panel featuring Aetna, Humana, Lumico and Mutual of Omaha - Consumer Insights presentation by Deft Research - Women in Leadership Panel Discussion, moderated by Integrity‚Aos Chief Marketing Officer Anne Wood - Agent Breakout Sessions that will help you win at AEP this year - Closing Remarks from Integrity Board Chairman Steve Young Clear your schedule on August 4th and ...
7/28/2021 Humana Q2 results: 7 things to know Becker's Hospital Review Humana released its second-quarter earnings results July 28 on the tails of payers still reporting a dropoff in profits . Here are seven things to know: 1. At the front of Humana's earnings report is ... 3. Humana attributed the revenue growth to membership growth among Medicare Advantage plans and higher premiums. 4. Expenses similarly increased, with a 16.6 percent increase in operating expenses to $19.4 billion. 5. Individual Medicare Advantage ...
7/28/2021 Humana Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results; Maintains Full Year 2021 Adjusted EPS Financial Guidance Humana Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results; Maintains Full Year 2021 Adjusted EPS Financial Guidance Published Date: July 28, 2021 Reports 2Q21 earnings per diluted common share of $4.55 on a GAAP basis, $6.89 on ... uncertainty surrounding the ongoing pandemic Reaffirms FY 2021 expected individual Medicare Advantage membership growth range of approximately 425,000 to 475,000 members Reflects solid fundamentals in the company‚Aos businesses, offset by continued impacts of the ...
7/28/2021 Humana Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results; Maintains Full Year 2021 Adjusted EPS Financial Guidance - Stocks News Feed ... Medicare Advantage membership growth range of approximately 425,000 to 475,000 members Reflects solid fundamentals in the company‚Aos businesses, offset by continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic; year-over-year comparisons materially impacted by the significant, temporary deferral of care in 2Q20 amid the pandemic LOUISVILLE, Ky.‚Ai(BUSINESS WIRE)‚AiHumana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today reported consolidated pretax income and diluted earnings per common share for the quarter ended ...
7/28/2021 Humana's (HUM) Q2 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Tumble Y/Y - July 28, 2021 - Zacks.com Zacks Humana Inc .‚Aos ( HUM Quick Quote HUM - Free Report ) second-quarter 2021 operating earnings per share of $6.89 surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 0.4%. This was on the back of better revenues and a solid contribution from its Retail and Healthcare Services segments. The bottom line, however, declined 45.1% year over year.Operational Update Revenues of $20.6 billion were up 8.2% year over year owing to individual Medicare Advantage ...
7/22/2021 Cybercriminals leak medical data of Humana customers online ... Humana which is the third-largest insurance provider in the US. The leaked database is filled with a wealth of information dating back to 2019 including patients‚Ao names, Ids, email addresses, password hashes, Medicare Advantage Plan listings, medical treatment data and more. What makes this leak even more concerning is the fact that just four months ago, Humana notified 65,000 of its customers of a security breach in which ...
7/22/2021 Cybercriminals leak medical data of Humana customers online ... Humana which is the third-largest insurance provider in the US. The leaked database is filled with a wealth of information dating back to 2019 including patients' names, Ids, email addresses, password hashes, Medicare Advantage Plan listings, medical treatment data and more. What makes this leak even more concerning is the fact that just four months ago, Humana notified 65,000 of its customers of a security breach in which an ...
7/21/2021 Thousands of Humana members' information posted online in hack - Becker's Hospital Review Becker's Hospital Review Personal information and medical data of over 6,000 Humana members was posted to an online database. CyberNews reported the data leak July 20, noting Humana has yet to confirm whether or not the information is theirs. The leaked information contains contact information ‚Ai including emails and addresses ‚Ai as well as medical data that includes links to items like X-rays and document scans. Also included is information on Medicare ...
7/20/2021 Hackers Leak ‚ÄòHumana‚Äô Data of Over 6,000 Patients An SQL database containing what appears to be highly sensitive health insurance data of more than 6,000 patients has been leaked on a hacker forum. The author of the post claims that the data was acquired from US insurance giant Humana and includes detailed medical records of the company‚Aos health plan members dating back to 2019. The leaked information includes patients‚Ao names, IDs, email addresses, password hashes, Medicare ...