Humana

Humana Actuarial Internship Summer 2020 - Humana - Louisville, KY | 9/16/2019

… associates, lead their best lives. We look for innovative ways to reach our customers where they are, to know them as individuals, and to engage them in meaningful ways. As a Fortune 100 company, Humana is a leader in the healthcare industry, offering a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services. We take an integrated approach to helping our millions of members achieve lifelong well-being by …

Wesbanco Bank Inc. Acquires 80 Shares of Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) | 9/16/2019

Wesbanco Bank Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 2.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 2,915 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 80 shares during the period. Wesbanco Bank Inc.’s holdings in Humana were worth $773,000 at the end of the most recent reporting …

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Humana (NYSE:HUM) Earns Hold Rating from Analysts at Deutsche Bank | 9/16/2019

… issued research reports about the company. Piper Jaffray Companies boosted their target price on Humana from $315.00 to $341.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on Humana from $315.00 to $342.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, August 23rd. Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded Humana from a neutral rating to …

Wesbanco Bank Inc. Grows Position in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) - WKRB News | 9/16/2019

Wesbanco Bank Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,915 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 80 shares during the quarter. Wesbanco Bank Inc.’s holdings in Humana were worth $773,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other institutional investors have also …

Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. Decreases Stock Holdings in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) | 9/15/2019

Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. decreased its position in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 1.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 44,708 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 668 shares during the quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Humana were worth $11,861,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge …

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Research Coverage Started at Deutsche Bank - Ticker Report | 9/15/2019

Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on shares of Humana (NYSE:HUM) in a report issued on Thursday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage issued a hold rating on the insurance provider’s stock. A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Humana from $315.00 to $342.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a report on Friday, August 23rd. JPMorgan …

Earnest Partners LLC Has $33.82 Million Stock Position in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) - Ticker Report | 9/15/2019

Earnest Partners LLC trimmed its position in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 4.2% in the second Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 127,460 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 5,572 Earnest Partners LLC owned about 0.09% of Humana worth $33,815,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of …

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Deutsche Bank | 9/14/2019

Filed Under: Analyst Articles - US - Finance Deutsche Bank started coverage on shares of Humana (NYSE:HUM) in a research report report published on Thursday morning, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage issued a hold rating on the insurance provider’s stock. A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on HUM. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price target on shares of Humana from $288.00 to $322.00 and gave the company …

Associate Actuary- SPA RX - Humana - Louisville, KY | 9/14/2019

… Information Location: the preference is for the associate to work out of the Corporate Headquarters in Louisville, KY. The team is also open to evaluating candidates interested in working in one of the additional Humana locations: Green Bay, WI, Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL. There is also the potential for WAH for candidates with extensive Medicare or Part D experience. Interview Format: As part of our hiring process for this …

Road Closures for the Humana Inspire 5k | News | wdrb.com | 9/14/2019

Road Closures for the Humana Inspire 5k 2 hrs ago LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A number of roads will be closed in downtown Louisville Saturday morning for the Humana Inspire 5k. The following streets will be closed 4:00AM – 10:30AM: RIVER ROAD EASTBOUND FROM 2ND STREET TO WITHERSPOON WITHERSPOON FROM 1ST STREET TO RIVER ROAD (EAST) BIG FOUR BRIDGE MAIN STREET FROM PRESTON TO STORY STORY FROM BAXTER/MAIN STREET TO NORTHSPRING …

Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM): How Does This Stock Rank Value-Wise? | 9/14/2019

By Osburn Staff Writer on September 14, 2019 The Value Composite One (VC1) is a method that investors use to determine a company’s value. The Value Composite score of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) is 37. A company with a value of 0 is thought to be an undervalued company, while a company with a value of 100 is considered an overvalued company. The VC1 is calculated using the price to …

Fraud and Waste Investigator, Laboratory Healthcare (Remote)-WAH in US at Humana and 11 more Healthcare jobs for you! | 9/14/2019

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Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. Buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Sells CVS Health … | 9/13/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. ( Current Portfolio ) buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Fox Corp, CIT Group Inc, sells CVS Health Corp, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, United Technologies Corp, LKQ Corp during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P.. As of 2019Q2, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. owns 42 …

Assistant General Counsel, Conviva at Humana (Miami, FL) | 9/13/2019

… knowledge and functional areas across the enterprise. In the Law Department, we have just established a new cross-functional practice group that supports all clinical operations, including Conviva, Home Health, the CDO, Joint Ventures, Humana at Home, and technology, including digital, privacy, and other consumer-facing technologies. This role is a key member of the leadership team of that practice group, in which we are working collaboratively within the Law …

Panagora Asset Management Inc. Decreases Stake in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) | 9/13/2019

Panagora Asset Management Inc. lowered its position in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 89.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 4,681 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 39,950 shares during the period. Panagora Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Humana were worth $1,242,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Other hedge funds have also recently …

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Sell” | 9/13/2019

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Sell” Posted by Daniel Jordon on Sep 12th, 2019 // Comments off ValuEngine cut shares of Humana (NYSE:HUM) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Wednesday morning, ValuEngine reports. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on HUM. SunTrust Banks boosted their price target on shares of Humana to $340.00 and gave the stock a hold …

Actuary- Medicare Risk Adjustment - Humana - Louisville, KY | 9/13/2019

… the best course of action. In addition, the Actuary will be responsible for: Risk score and revenue projections across Humana’s enterprise Medicare book of business Inter departmental communication across actuarial and financial teams across Humana Key partner in CMS Medicare bid filings, desk review process and bid audits Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree FSA or ASA plus relevant advanced degree, recent and relevant work experience, and/or other relevant professional designations …

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Eversept Partners LP Makes New $2.66 Million Investment in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) - Ticker Report | 9/13/2019

Eversept Partners LP purchased a new position in shares of Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 10,000 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,658,000. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HUM. Whittier Trust Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Humana …

ValuEngine Downgrades Humana (NYSE:HUM) to Sell - Ticker Report | 9/13/2019

Humana (NYSE:HUM) was downgraded by ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Wednesday, ValuEngine reports. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on HUM. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on shares of Humana from $288.00 to $322.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 1st. Morgan Stanley upped their price objective …

Medicare

Humana Medicare Advantage members now have in-network access at eight additional McLaren Health Care hospitals | 9/12/2019

Humana Medicare Advantage members now have in-network access at eight additional McLaren Health Care hospitals By ohtadmin on September 12, 2019 FLINT — Grand Blanc-based McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) and leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. have signed an agreement which expands in-network options for Humana Medicare Advantage members in Michigan seeking care at McLaren Health Care hospitals and outpatient facilities. The contract also provides additional …

Humana (HUM) Ties Up to Boost Medicare Advantage Network | Yahoo News | 9/5/2019

Humana Inc. HUM has entered into a new partnership with Iora Health to add 11 more Iora Primary care practices to its Medicare Advantage network in areas like Texas, Georgia and Arizona. With this deal, Humana Medicare Advantage members can now experience an impactful, relationship-based primary care. Notably, people of Arizona, Colorado, Georgia and Washington are already benefiting from the relationship of these two companies. In 2019, another chain …

AMA

Democratic hopefuls take aim at insurer and pharma profits | Yahoo News | 8/11/2019

… Canada, the UK, France, Japan, and Germany.” During the last round of Democratic debates, Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Kamala Harris of California joined Sanders in training rhetorical fire on drugmakers and insurers. They … little more than 4%. The list included UnitedHealth, Anthem and Humana. Some major insurers outside this group are nonprofit and plow their earnings back. A spokeswoman for America’s Health Insurance Plans, the main insurer trade …

As Sanders And Warren Attack, Health Insurer Profits Soar | Forbes | 8/4/2019

… in large part because they are making more money off of the health benefits they administer for the government. Take Humana, which last week said it made more than $1 billion in profits in the … like Medicare, Medicaid and the ACA’s individual coverage known as Obamacare. But these private insurers say they are offering cost-effective additional health benefits unavailable with traditional Medicare otherwise seniors wouldn’t be choosing what they …

Medicare Advantage

Humana Medicare Advantage members now have in-network access at eight additional McLaren Health Care hospitals | 9/12/2019

Humana Medicare Advantage members now have in-network access at eight additional McLaren Health Care hospitals By ohtadmin on September 12, 2019 FLINT — Grand Blanc-based McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) and leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. have signed an agreement which expands in-network options for Humana Medicare Advantage members in Michigan seeking care at McLaren Health Care hospitals and outpatient facilities. The contract also provides additional …

New Trends in Digital Health | 9/9/2019

… of NEOFECT discusses the personal reasons for why he started his company and the Chief Digital Health & Analytics officer at Humana talks about the ways her company is putting an emphasis on data-driven health … And we are focused on helping seniors. We’re in the Medicare Advantage business. And so taking care of what could be a very vulnerable population if we’re not careful, is really important to us. Heather …

Medicaid

Humana (HUM) Ties Up to Boost Medicare Advantage Network | Yahoo News | 9/5/2019

Humana Inc. HUM has entered into a new partnership with Iora Health to add 11 more Iora Primary care practices to its Medicare Advantage network in areas like Texas, Georgia and Arizona. With this deal … which can be accessed by people eligible for Medicare and Medicaid plans along with Original Medicare with or without the most supplement plans and the access to Iora’s care model. Iora is leading the market

Humana (HUM) Ties Up to Boost Medicare Advantage Network - Nasdaq.com | 9/5/2019

Humana (HUM) Ties Up to Boost Medicare Advantage Network September 05, 2019, 11:13:00 AM EDT By Zacks Equity Research, Zacks.com Shutterstock photo Humana Inc. HUM has entered into a new partnership with Iora Health to … which can be accessed by people eligible for Medicare and Medicaid plans along with Original Medicare with or without the most supplement plans and the access to Iora’s care model. Iora is leading the market

ACA

Medicare’s New Plan Finder Could Boost Insurers’ Advantage Enrollment | Forbes | 8/27/2019

Humana and UnitedHealth Group are expanding sales of Medicare Advantage plans into new states, counties and regions. Meanwhile, several startups and new entrants including Bright Health and medical care provider plans are also expanding while some companies like Oscar Health, best known for sales of individual Obamacare coverage, are going to be selling Medicare Advantage for the first time. Medicare Advantage plans provide extra benefits and services to seniors, such …

Healthcare Promises: What 2020 Presidential Candidates Aren’t Telling You | Forbes | 8/26/2019

… Harris spelled out her plan: a 10-year nationwide transition to a “Medicare Advantage” program, run by private insurers like Humana and UnitedHealthcare (not the government). Patients today enjoy the generous benefits of Medicare Advantage … hospitals. 3. It will take more than minor tweaks to ObamaCare to rein-in spending Economists agree that the cost of American healthcare is unsustainable . So, bringing down the 10-year projected rate of healthcare …

Behavioral Health

Walmart is piloting health clinic at Walmart Health in Georgia | CNBC | 8/30/2019

… will offer primary care, dental, counseling, labs, X-rays and audiology, among other services. Sean Slovenski , who Walmart recruited from Humana, is leading the clinic efforts, the people familiar said. Walmart is already one of … in one of its Texas stores to a third-party behavioral health company in 2018 because of a shortage of professionals in the region. That experience has helped inform the company’s view of how it …

Humana Takes Actions to Assist Those Who May be Impacted by Hurricane Dorian | Business Wire | 8/29/2019

MIAMI- Humana Inc . (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today the actions it is taking to assist its members, employees and communities in Florida who may be impacted … clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective

Home Care

Humana Takes Actions to Assist Those Who May be Impacted by Hurricane Dorian | Business Wire | 8/29/2019

MIAMI- Humana Inc . (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, announced today the actions it is taking to assist its members, employees and communities in Florida who may be impacted … range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and

Humana Inc. to Present at the 2019 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference | Business Wire | 8/26/2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that Bruce D. Broussard, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation to investors at the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 4 … range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and

Population Health

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

… Share Article Fourth Telehealth Secrets Conference Announces over 60 Talks by healthcare execs, innovators, investors including UnitedHealthcare, Berkshire Hathaway, Anthem, Humana, Cigna, Salesforce, Alivecor, Medstars; Keynotes by Moon Express cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP … VP, Nat’l Medical Director, Tony Linares, MD - “Engaging Patients for Population Health Management” MDLIVE CMO, Lyle Berkowitz, MD - “The Dawn of Virtual Primary Care” MEDNAX, Chief of Innovation, Ingrid Vasilieu-Feltes, MD, MBA - “Impact of …

Real-Time Data Use Cuts Hospitalizations, Improves Population Health | HealthIT Analytics | 9/4/2019

Tools & Strategies News Real-Time Data Use Cuts Hospitalizations, Improves Population Health Using real-time data, researchers targeted population health intervention in two neighborhoods and decreased hospitalizations by 20 percent. Real-time data found in … the healthcare system has one’s interests at heart.” Dig Deeper Humana Makes Progress on Social Determinants of Population Health Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital focused on two neighborhoods in Hamilton County, Ohio that had high

Digital Health

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

… Share Article Fourth Telehealth Secrets Conference Announces over 60 Talks by healthcare execs, innovators, investors including UnitedHealthcare, Berkshire Hathaway, Anthem, Humana, Cigna, Salesforce, Alivecor, Medstars; Keynotes by Moon Express cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP … one of the most exciting times in healthcare. Advances in digital health lets us use AI to predict heart attacks and diagnose heart disease to 99% accuracy. Big data gives us ways to extend human …

New Trends in Digital Health | 9/9/2019

On this episode, we are talking about a key emerging technology—digital health. From this broad category, we are fortunate to have two guests, each representing a very different and very exciting element within this sector. The CEO and founder of NEOFECT discusses the personal reasons for why he started his company and the Chief Digital Health & Analytics officer at Humana talks about the ways her company is putting an …

ACO

Humana Medicare Advantage Members Now Have In-Network Access at Eight Additional McLaren Health Care Hospitals in Michigan – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 8/27/2019

… Mich. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 27, 2019– Grand Blanc -based McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) and leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) have signed an agreement that expands in-network options for Humana … Flint : McLaren Flint Lapeer : McLaren Lapeer Region Mount Clemens : McLaren Macomb These options complement six other McLaren Health Care system hospitals and ambulatory facilities in Michigan previously contracted as in-network for Humana Medicare Advantage …

The Kinetix Group (TKG) partners with the Ochsner Health Network (OHN) to present the Value Summit 2019 | PR Newswire | 8/15/2019

Humana Leah Binder , President & CEO, The Leapfrog Group David Buchanan , MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Oak Street Health John Kennedy , MD, President, AMGA Foundation; Chief Medical Officer, AMGA Adam Boehler , Senior Advisor to the Secretary, CMS, Deputy Administrator and Director of the Innovation Center, CMS Leaders from health systems, accountable care organizations (ACOs), hospitals, group practices, payers, employers, and life science companies from across the U.S. are registered to attend. “The …

UnitedHealth

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | 9/11/2019

UnitedHealth, Berkshire Hathaway, NBC Comcast, Humana, Anthem, Cigna, MDLIVE and others — who are focused on driving business growth through virtual healthcare disruption . Attendees will gain insights into high growth opportunities, smart tech trends, and new patient-centered care models to achieve telehealth adoption, reduce costs, and impact the healthcare system. This three-day executive event will be held on October 2-4, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont, CA. http …

CVS Health

Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. Buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Sells CVS Health … | 9/13/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. ( Current Portfolio ) buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Fox Corp, CIT Group Inc, sells CVS Health Corp, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, United Technologies Corp, LKQ Corp during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P.. As of 2019Q2, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. owns 42 …

Walmart HealthCare Will Challenge CVS And Other Chains | Forbes | 9/3/2019

… effort by Walmart to compete with drug chains that have opened medical services. According to a report by Retail Dive, CVS Health announced plans in June to expand its HealthHUB to 1,500 locations by the … considered acquiring PillPack (which was scooped up by Amazon) and Humana. While the Humana deal fell through, Walmart did acquire Sean Slovenski, former senior VP of Health and Wellness of Humana. He is now leading …

UnitedHealth Group

US Stocks Mixed as Health Care Gains, Tech Drops | 9/13/2019

UnitedHealth Group rose 1.7% and Humana rose 2.6%. Technology stocks reversed course from the past few days and broadly fell. Apple and Broadcom were the heaviest weights holding the sector down. Apple is among several big technology companies being asked for documents as part of a Congressional antitrust investigation. Chipmakers fell broadly after Broadcom warned that demand remains weak and couldn’t project when it will pick up again. Optimism has …

US stocks are mixed as banks gain, technology drops - News - GVTC | 9/13/2019

UnitedHealth Group rose 1.7% and Humana rose 2.6%. Technology stocks reversed course from the past few days and broadly fell. Apple and Broadcom were the heaviest weights holding the sector down. Apple is among several big technology companies being asked for documents as part of a Congressional antitrust investigation. Chipmakers fell broadly after Broadcom warned that demand remains weak and couldn’t project when it will pick up again. Optimism has …

CVS

Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. Buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Sells CVS Health … | 9/13/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. ( Current Portfolio ) buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Fox Corp, CIT Group Inc, sells CVS Health Corp, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, United Technologies Corp, LKQ Corp during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P.. As of 2019Q2, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. owns 42 …

Walmart HealthCare Will Challenge CVS And Other Chains | Forbes | 9/3/2019

… for local customers that include dental, audiology, x-ray examinations, and mental health counseling. This is in direct response to CVS’s HealthHUB effort as well as to regional hospitals opening urgent care centers in malls … considered acquiring PillPack (which was scooped up by Amazon) and Humana. While the Humana deal fell through, Walmart did acquire Sean Slovenski, former senior VP of Health and Wellness of Humana. He is now leading …

Kindred Healthcare

Humana CEO Broussard: MA could fix problems ‘Medicare for All’ is trying to solve | FierceHealthcare | 7/23/2019

Jul 23, 2019 7:30am Medicare Advantage has become a big line of business for Humana in addition to other insurers. (Humana) WASHINGTON, D.C.—Humana CEO Bruce Broussard doubled down on his support for Medicare Advantage … Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, completed the acquisition of Kindred Healthcare. Under the deal, initially announced in 2017 , Kindred’s home health, hospice and community care businesses will be separated into a standalone business called

Optum

Only 20% of Customers Use A Pharmacy’s Mobile App, J.D. Power Finds | HIT Consultant | 8/21/2019

Humana Pharmacy ranks highest overall in mail order with a score of 900. Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy (886) ranks second and OptumRx (869) ranks third. Why It Matters “As technology companies promise to change the way Americans address their pharmacy needs, our data suggests that changing such entrenched behavior will be an uphill battle,” said Greg Truex, Managing Director of Health Intelligence at J.D. Power. “Customers enjoy visiting their brick-and …

Pharmacy Customers Slow to Adopt Digital Offerings but Satisfaction Increases When They Do, J.D. Power Finds | PR Newswire | 8/20/2019

Humana Pharmacy ranks highest overall in mail order with a score of 900. Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy (886) ranks second and OptumRx (869) ranks third. The U.S. Pharmacy Study, now in its 11th year, measures customer satisfaction with brick-and-mortar and mail order pharmacies. The 2019 study is based on responses from 12,059 pharmacy customers who filled a prescription during the three months prior to the survey period of May …

Express Scripts

Cigna May Divest Group Life Business To Keep Up With Rivals Buying Providers | Forbes | 8/20/2019

… are spending billions of dollars to expand their medical care provider operations. Cigna last year bought the pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts in a deal that expanded the insurer’s health benefits operations, offering employers and … of HealthHubs staffed by nurse practitioners and other clinicians. Meanwhile, Humana in the last two years has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on bolstering its Conviva medical care provider operations and buying large home …

Consumers like their pharmacies, but CVS trails rivals in survey | Healthcare Dive | 8/20/2019

… Neighbor Pharmacy ranked highest in terms of customer satisfaction, followed by Health Mart and Rite Aid. For mail order pharmacies, Humana was most highly rated, followed by Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealth’s OptumRx. CVS pharmacy, whether … operates the second largest mail-order/specialty pharmacy, after Cigna-Express Scripts, with an estimated $38.6 billion in prescription revenues last year. The mail order was just below average in consumer satisfaction, behind Humana, Kaiser …

Apple Health

How do you get providers to comply with patient record requests? This group launched star ratings | FierceHealthcare | 8/21/2019

RELATED: Editor’s Corner—I write about healthcare. I still found myself lost in the unnavigable healthcare system “A significant strategy in improving quality involves measuring and publicly reporting on provider performance - by specific provider,” McGraw said in the blog post, noting that before quality measurement initiatives most providers thought they were providing quality care. The patient record scorecard rates providers, from one to five stars, based on how they responded …

Bill Hambrecht Leads $15 Million Funding Round For Buoy Health | Forbes | 8/16/2019

The Buoy Health team. Buoy Health Buoy Health wasn’t looking for new investors. The AI-driven online symptom checker and diagnostic platform was still working with $6.7 million in funding from its Series A round two years ago. But when venture capitalist Bill Hambrecht comes knocking, you answer the door. “We went out and were looking at diagnostic services that were out there, and Buoy turned out to be the …

DaVita

Why Health Care Service Corp. is looking for a new CEO | Modern Healthcare | 8/5/2019

… for pharmacy benefit manager Catamaran in 2015 and spent additional billions acquiring physicians groups, including the $4.3 billion purchase of DaVita Medical Group in June. Last year’s $70 billion merger of Aetna and CVS Health … Anthem this year launched its own pharmacy benefit manager, IngenioRx. Humana, for its part, has opened clinics—some inside Walgreens stores—while doubling down on Medicare Advantage business. The insurer says it expects 16 percent …

Blue Cross parent HCSC CEO left in dispute over strategy | Crain’s Chicago Business | 8/2/2019

… for pharmacy benefit manager Catamaran in 2015 and spent additional billions acquiring physicians groups, including the $4.3 billion purchase of DaVita Medical Group in June. Last year’s $70 billion merger of Aetna and CVS Health … Anthem this year launched its own pharmacy benefit manager, IngenioRx. Humana, for its part, has opened clinics—some inside Walgreens stores—while doubling down on Medicare Advantage business. The insurer says it expects 16 percent …

Merck

Large Enterprises Are Betting On Blockchain In 2019 | Forbes | 8/13/2019

… COSCO SHIPPING Lines, Evergreen Marine, OOCL, and Yang Ming. Two of the largest health insurance companies in the United States, Humana and UnitedHealth Group, have teamed up to tackle the massive datasets of provider demographic … chain. Apart from that they are also partnering with KPMG, Merck and IBM as part of the FDA’s program to evaluate the use of blockchain to protect pharmaceutical product integrity. Recently it become public that …

Democratic hopefuls take aim at insurer and pharma profits | Yahoo News | 8/11/2019

… 26 billion total last year. Their profit margins averaged a little more than 4%. The list included UnitedHealth, Anthem and Humana. Some major insurers outside this group are nonprofit and plow their earnings back. A … average profit margin of 18%. The list included Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Gilead, Amgen and Pfizer. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America said such calculations are too simplistic and don’t convey the full picture. Harvard …

TPG Capital

Humana CEO Broussard: MA could fix problems ‘Medicare for All’ is trying to solve | FierceHealthcare | 7/23/2019

Jul 23, 2019 7:30am Medicare Advantage has become a big line of business for Humana in addition to other insurers. (Humana) WASHINGTON, D.C.—Humana CEO Bruce Broussard doubled down on his support for Medicare Advantage … on care in the home. Last July, Humana, along with TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, completed the acquisition of Kindred Healthcare. Under the deal, initially announced in 2017 , Kindred’s home health, hospice and

Morgan Stanley

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Price Target Increased to $342.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley | 8/27/2019

Humana (NYSE:HUM) had its target price boosted by Morgan Stanley from $315.00 to $342.00 in a report issued on Friday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. They currently have an overweight rating on the insurance provider’s stock. Several other equities analysts have also issued reports on the company. ValuEngine raised Humana from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, July 12th. Piper Jaffray Companies lifted their price …

How WeWork Incentivized CEO Adam Neumann to Take the Company Public: Term Sheet | Fortune | 8/15/2019

… raised $15 million in Series B funding. Hambrecht Ducera Growth Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Humana , F-Prime and Optum Ventures. HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCES DEALS – Renovacor , a Philadelphia-based preclinical … 2017 and loss of $13.3 million. CITIC backs the firm. Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, and CICC are underwriters. It plans to list on the NYSE as “SMY.” Read more. EXITS – AtriCure Inc agreed to acquire …

Citigroup

US stocks slide as bond yields surge on trade war worries | Yahoo News | 8/28/2019

… lower profits for banks, because they pull down interest rates on mortgage and other loans. JPMorgan Chase fell 1.1% and Citigroup dropped 1.7%. The latest losses mark a shift in investor sentiment from just a … Health care stocks and several big retailers also fell Tuesday. Humana slid 5.8%, while Gap slid 4.9%. Safe-play sectors like utilities and real estate were among the gainers. Exelon added 1.2% and Welltower rose …

Technology, health care companies lead US stocks higher | Yahoo News | 8/27/2019

… lower profits for banks, because they pull down interest rates on mortgage and other loans. JPMorgan Chase fell 1.1% and Citigroup dropped 1.7%. The latest losses mark a shift in investor sentiment from just a … Health care stocks and several big retailers also fell Tuesday. Humana slid 5.8%, while Gap slid 4.9%. Safe-play sectors like utilities and real estate were among the gainers. Exelon added 1.2% and Welltower rose …

Leerink Partners

Supreme Court ACA Reimbursement Case Will Have Minimal Effect On Big Insurers - Yahoo Finance | Yahoo News | 6/26/2019

Humana Inc (NYSE: HUM ), has already written off about $583 million that it had expected, according to Modern Healthcare . Other large, publicly traded health insurers have also written off the uncollected money, Leerink Partners LLC analyst Ana Gupte told The Wall Street Journal . Now, whatever the justices decide, the case is “not impacting the balance sheet” at those companies, Gupte said. If they do win, the payout would be “found …

This Morning’s Technical Outlook on Health Care Plans Stocks – CVS Health, Humana, Molina | PR Newswire | 1/25/2018

… be accessed for free by signing up to http://www.wallstequities.com/registration . For today, WallStEquities.com scans CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS), Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: MOH), and UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH … RSI) of 69.20. On January 08 th , 2018, research firm Leerink Partners reiterated its ‘Outperform’ rating on the Company’s stock with an increase of the target price from $82 a share to $90 a share …

Goldman Sachs

How WeWork Incentivized CEO Adam Neumann to Take the Company Public: Term Sheet | Fortune | 8/15/2019

… round led by early-stage venture capital firm Canvas Ventures, as well as $120 million in debt from lenders including Goldman Sachs-backed Genesis Capital. Read more at Fortune. 100 FASTEST-GROWING COMPANIES: Fortune’s annual … Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including Humana , F-Prime and Optum Ventures. HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCES DEALS – Renovacor , a Philadelphia-based preclinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, raised $11 million in a Series A …

SunTrust Bank

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Sell” | 9/13/2019

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Sell” Posted by Daniel Jordon on Sep 12th, 2019 // Comments off ValuEngine cut shares of Humana (NYSE:HUM) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report released on Wednesday morning, ValuEngine reports. Several other research analysts have also recently commented on HUM. SunTrust Banks boosted their price target on shares of Humana to $340.00 and gave the stock a hold …

ValuEngine Downgrades Humana (NYSE:HUM) to Sell - Ticker Report | 9/13/2019

Humana (NYSE:HUM) was downgraded by ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Wednesday, ValuEngine reports. A number of other analysts have also weighed in on HUM. JPMorgan … rating in a research note on Thursday, August 1st. Finally, SunTrust Banks upped their price objective on shares of Humana to $340.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday

Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group Equities Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) | 8/20/2019

Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) – Research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group decreased their Q3 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Humana in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, July 31st, according to Zacks Investment Research . Jefferies Financial Group analyst D. Windley now anticipates that the insurance provider will earn $4.55 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $5.09. Jefferies Financial Group also issued …

Jefferies Financial Group Weighs in on Humana Inc’s Q3 2019 Earnings (NYSE:HUM) | 8/5/2019

Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) – Jefferies Financial Group lowered their Q3 2019 earnings estimates for Humana in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, July 31st. Jefferies Financial Group analyst D. Windley now forecasts that the insurance provider will earn $4.55 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $5.09. Jefferies Financial Group also issued estimates for Humana’s Q4 2019 earnings at $2.46 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $17.67 …

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Brigade Opposes Announced Acquisition of Kindred Healthcare by TPG Capital, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Humana | Business Wire | 12/28/2017

NEW YORK- Brigade Capital Management, LP (“Brigade”) today announced that it is opposed to the announced acquisition of Kindred Healthcare by affiliates of TPG Capital, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Humana, and will vote against a transaction under the current terms. Brigade believes that from the perspective of maximizing shareholder value, the proposed acquisition severely undervalues the company and ensures that the buyers – rather than existing shareholders – will reap the …

Kindred Shareholder: Timing ‘Terrible’ On Sale To Humana And Private Equity Firms | Forbes | 12/28/2017

Bruce Japsen photo Humana headquarters is shown in downtown Louisville, Ky, on Feb. 23, 2017. Brigade Capital is opposing the sale of Kindred Healthcare to Humana and two major private equity firms, calling the $9 … a larger play by private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe to take over Kindred Healthcare for $4 billion in cash. Kindred owns an array of businesses including home health, hospice, long

Merrill Lynch

Morgan Stanley sees 58% upside in Genmab in premarket analyst action - Genmab A/S (NASDAQ:GMAB) | Seeking Alpha | 8/12/2019

… Shares up 1% premarket. Fulcrum Therapeutics (NASDAQ: FULC ) initiated with Buy rating and $19 (38% upside) price target at BofA Merrill Lynch. Initiated with Overweight rating at Morgan Stanley. Mirum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: MIRM ) initiated with … and $9 (327% upside) price target at Alliance Global Partners. Humana (NYSE: HUM ) upgraded to Overweight with a $345 (16% upside) price target at Cantor Fitzgerald. Axovant Gene Therapies (NASDAQ: AXGT ) upgraded to Outperform with …

SI Bone INC (SIBN) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript | Yahoo News | 8/7/2019

… to them. And we’ve gotten sort of positive signals there. So I’m encouraged there. Last communication with Anthem and Aetna – Humana isn’t quite as important in the sense that a lot of it’s still government … Your line is now open. Travis Steed – Bank of America Merrill Lynch – Analyst Oh, hi. This is actually Travis Steed, and I’m here for Bob Hopkins. Laura Francis – Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer …

SVB Leerink

Svb Leerink Research Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) | 8/10/2019

Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) – Research analysts at Svb Leerink upped their Q3 2019 EPS estimates for shares of Humana in a report released on Monday, July 15th, according to Zacks Investment Research . Svb Leerink analyst A. Gupte now expects that the insurance provider will post earnings per share of $5.22 for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $5.15. Get Humana alerts: Humana (NYSE:HUM) last released its earnings …

Q2 2019 EPS Estimates for Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) Lifted by Svb Leerink | 8/9/2019

Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) – Investment analysts at Svb Leerink raised their Q2 2019 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Humana in a research note issued to investors on Monday, July 15th, Zacks Investment Research reports. Svb Leerink analyst A. Gupte now forecasts that the insurance provider will post earnings of $5.32 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $5.21. Svb Leerink also issued estimates for Humana’s …

HCA

Glenview Capital Management Buys UnitedHealth Group Inc, The Walt Disney Co, Humana Inc, Sells … | 9/11/2019

Investment company Glenview Capital Management ( Current Portfolio ) buys UnitedHealth Group Inc, The Walt Disney Co, Humana Inc, DaVita Inc, T-Mobile US Inc, sells Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, NXP Semiconductors NV … sells. New Purchases: UNH , TMUS , URI , Added Positions: DIS , HUM , HCA , DVA , CI , CNC , UNVR , BKD , ENDP , WP , WCG , BHC , NUAN , TAK , DLPH , Reduced Positions: MSFT , FMC , GOOGL , TMO , NXPI , NVT , BAX , MCK , HOLX , ABC

Humana makes deal with Michigan hospitals to expand in-network offerings for MA members | FierceHealthcare | 8/28/2019

Humana reached an agreement with the Michigan-based hospital network McLaren Health Care to expand in-network options for the insurer’s Medicare Advantage customers. The agreement announced on Tuesday is the latest effort by Humana … comes a few months after Humana convened a panel of healthcare experts to build a consensus definition of several terms such as value-based care and population health. However, the panel of experts couldn’t reach

Tenet Healthcare

UnitedHealth to jumpstart Q2 results with eyes on volume, ‘Medicare for All’ | Healthcare Dive | 7/16/2019

… positive for payers and their medical cost trends and for hospital operators heavily invested in outpatient settings, including HCA and Tenet Healthcare with its outpatient surgical unit, USPI. “Share of procedures in [inpatient] declined across … the announcement a medium-term win for payers like CVS, Humana, UnitedHealth Group and Anthem. Humana in particular has upside potential because of its focus on Medicare Advantage and with Kindred at Home, which it …

Health stocks fall before arguments on constitutionality of Obamacare | CNBC | 7/9/2019

Humana were down more than 1% in early afternoon trading. Shares of HCA Healthcare , the largest for-profit U.S. hospital operator, and Tenet Healthcare were down 2% and 3%, respectively. Community Health Systems was falling by more than 7%. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas ruled in December that the entire health law was unconstitutional because of the move by Congress in 2017 to eliminate …

Kaiser Permanente

When it comes to health care costs, Rochester patients win | 9/9/2019

Humana and Kaiser Permanente. The vast majority of their enrollment is in the New York City and downstate regions and do not reflect upstate costs. Upstate health coverage is largely provided by regional nonprofit insurers that partner with local hospitals and providers to keep costs affordable. An article published by The New York Times in December 2015 titled, “The Experts Were Wrong About the Best Places for Better and Cheaper …

Only 20% of Customers Use A Pharmacy’s Mobile App, J.D. Power Finds | HIT Consultant | 8/21/2019

Humana Pharmacy ranks highest overall in mail order with a score of 900. Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy (886) ranks second and OptumRx (869) ranks third. Why It Matters “As technology companies promise to change the way Americans address their pharmacy needs, our data suggests that changing such entrenched behavior will be an uphill battle,” said Greg Truex, Managing Director of Health Intelligence at J.D. Power. “Customers enjoy visiting their brick-and …

HCA Healthcare

Health stocks fall before arguments on constitutionality of Obamacare | CNBC | 7/9/2019

Humana were down more than 1% in early afternoon trading. Shares of HCA Healthcare , the largest for-profit U.S. hospital operator, and Tenet Healthcare were down 2% and 3%, respectively. Community Health Systems was falling by more than 7%. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas ruled in December that the entire health law was unconstitutional because of the move by Congress in 2017 to eliminate …

Health-care stocks fall ahead of court arguments over constitutionality of Obamacare | Yahoo News | 7/9/2019

Humana were down more than 1% in early afternoon trading. Shares of HCA Healthcare, the largest for-profit U.S. hospital operator, and Tenet Healthcare were down 2% and 3%, respectively. Community Health Systems was falling by more than 7%. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas ruled in December that the entire health law was unconstitutional because of the move by Congress in 2017 to eliminate …

DaVita Medical Group

Medical group deals face growing antitrust scrutiny | Modern Healthcare | 7/6/2019

… healthcare prices. Last month, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with UnitedHealth Group and DaVita unwinding United’s acquisition of DaVita Medical Group’s Las Vegas operations. At the same time, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser … Medicare Advantage plans. In addition, DaVita Medical Group’s agreement with Humana, United’s main competitor in Colorado Springs, will be extended through at least 2020. All four FTC commissioners approved the enforcement action in Nevada. But …

UnitedHealth (UNH) Closes DaVita Unit Buy, Expands OptumCare | Yahoo News | 6/27/2019

UnitedHealth Group Inc. ’s UNH Optum unit has completed the buyout of DaVita Medical Group, a unit of DaVita Inc. DVA, for $4.3 billion in cash. This acquisition has been made by OptumCare — a sub … revenue), against companies like Cigna Corp. CI, Anthem Inc. ANTM, Humana and others. Meanwhile, an increasing trend of consolidation is being witnessed across the industry, which is itself undergoing rapid transformation owing to heightened regulation

Community Health Systems

Health stocks fall before arguments on constitutionality of Obamacare | CNBC | 7/9/2019

Humana were down more than 1% in early afternoon trading. Shares of HCA Healthcare , the largest for-profit U.S. hospital operator, and Tenet Healthcare were down 2% and 3%, respectively. Community Health Systems was falling by more than 7%. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas ruled in December that the entire health law was unconstitutional because of the move by Congress in 2017 to eliminate …

Health-care stocks fall ahead of court arguments over constitutionality of Obamacare | Yahoo News | 7/9/2019

Humana were down more than 1% in early afternoon trading. Shares of HCA Healthcare, the largest for-profit U.S. hospital operator, and Tenet Healthcare were down 2% and 3%, respectively. Community Health Systems was falling by more than 7%. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor of the Northern District of Texas ruled in December that the entire health law was unconstitutional because of the move by Congress in 2017 to eliminate …

St. Joseph Health

How To Get A Cheaper Prescription Before Leaving The Doctor’s Office | Kaiser Health News | 7/10/2019

… been slow to adopt the technology, sometimes because of concerns about getting bogged down in long discussions about drug costs. Humana, for example, introduced its drug pricing tool to its network doctors in 2015. Today … family physician in Orange, Calif., who is employed by Providence St. Joseph Health System, has been testing the California Blue Shield drug pricing tool this year. p For example, Allina, which owns or operates about …

Tools That Help Doctors Figure Out Drug Prices Slow To Catch On : Shots - Health News : NPR | 7/5/2019

… been slow to adopt the technology, sometimes because of concerns about getting bogged down in long discussions about drug costs. Humana, for example, introduced its drug pricing tool to its network of doctors in 2015 … family physician in Orange, Calif., who is employed by Providence St. Joseph Health System, is one of 800 doctors who are testing the Blue Shield of California drug pricing tool this year. Based on the …

Providence St. Joseph Health

How To Get A Cheaper Prescription Before Leaving The Doctor’s Office | Kaiser Health News | 7/10/2019

… been slow to adopt the technology, sometimes because of concerns about getting bogged down in long discussions about drug costs. Humana, for example, introduced its drug pricing tool to its network doctors in 2015. Today … a family physician in Orange, Calif., who is employed by Providence St. Joseph Health System, has been testing the California Blue Shield drug pricing tool this year. p For example, Allina, which owns or operates …

Tools That Help Doctors Figure Out Drug Prices Slow To Catch On : Shots - Health News : NPR | 7/5/2019

… been slow to adopt the technology, sometimes because of concerns about getting bogged down in long discussions about drug costs. Humana, for example, introduced its drug pricing tool to its network of doctors in 2015 … a family physician in Orange, Calif., who is employed by Providence St. Joseph Health System, is one of 800 doctors who are testing the Blue Shield of California drug pricing tool this year. Based on …

Dignity Health

In the money July 1: More than $45M raised; Health-tech is a big winner | The Business Journals | 7/1/2019

Dignity Health, Humana, Merck and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. The business was founded in Phoenix but moved its headquarters to Austin in 2016. • Remedy Applications Inc. said it closed a $10 million round led by Austin-based Santé Ventures. The health care-technology company disclosed in a June 26 regulatory filing that it had raised $5 million from one investor. Founded in 2016 by husband and …

Acclaimed Healthcare Futurist to Give Opening Keynote at the 23rd Annual Medical Technologies: A | PR Newswire | 1/8/2018

Dignity Health Doctor Ali Tinazli , Senior Director – Global Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences Strategy, Chief Technology Office, HP Dr. Thomas Van Gilder , Chief Medical Officer and Vice President Informatics and Analytics, Transcend Insights, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, Incorporated. The panel discussion will provide expert insights on leveraging technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and digital assistants to disrupt your organization and enhance your company’s value proposition. The …

Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Tenet Healthcare Inks Deal to Offer Quality Health Services - June 25, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/25/2019

Tenet Healthcare Corporation ( THC - Free Report ) and Aetna, which is a CVS Health company ( CVS - Free Report ) , recently entered into a new multi-year deal. Per the deal, Aetna’s s members will have in-network … Blue Shield of Texas, Cigna Corp. ( CI - Free Report ) , UnitedHealth, Humana Inc. ( HUM - Free Report ) and so on. All these initiatives bode well for the company’s long-term growth. Shares of this Zacks Rank 3

Aetna

Flu-shot clinics scheduled in Sangamon, Menard counties | 9/11/2019

Aetna, Humana, Cigna, Molina, Coventry, Meridian, IlliniCare and Health Alliance. People 65 and older have the option to receive a high-dose influenza vaccination for $60. Health department officials said they join with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in recommending that everyone 6 months of age and older get a yearly flu shot. Flu season typically runs from October through May, and it takes up to two …

When it comes to health care costs, Rochester patients win | 9/9/2019

Aetna, United Healthcare, Humana and Kaiser Permanente. The vast majority of their enrollment is in the New York City and downstate regions and do not reflect upstate costs. Upstate health coverage is largely provided by regional nonprofit insurers that partner with local hospitals and providers to keep costs affordable. An article published by The New York Times in December 2015 titled, “The Experts Were Wrong About the Best Places for …

Cigna

Telehealth Secrets 2019 Announces Keynotes, Talks by Moon Express Cofounder, MDLIVE Founder, NBC Comcast SVP, Berkshire Hathaway and Zenefits CEO | 9/11/2019

Humana, Anthem, Cigna, MDLIVE and others — who are focused on driving business growth through virtual healthcare disruption . Attendees will gain insights into high growth opportunities, smart tech trends, and new patient-centered care models to achieve telehealth adoption, reduce costs, and impact the healthcare system. This three-day executive event will be held on October 2-4, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Newark-Fremont, CA. http://www.vsee.com/conference Dr. Milton Chen …

Anthem

Outlook for Health Insurance Industry Looks Sanguine - August 7, 2019 - Zacks.com | 8/7/2019

Humana Inc. (HUM) and Anthem Inc. ( ANTM - Free Report ) among other health insurers. • The HMO industry is rapidly consolidating with mergers and acquisitions. The most common takeovers in recent years have been in the nature of horizontal expansion in the areas of Medicare and Medicaid as the players seek to garner a greater share of the attractive MA market. Lately, however, the companies have shown interest in expanding vertically and …

Wellcare

Hedge funds are dumping tech stocks for health care | CNBC | 8/21/2019

Humana , WellCare Health Plans and Walgreens , according to Goldman. Centene and Walgreens both lost more than 25% in the past six months. Hedge funds are “largely ignoring the risk of health care regulation that garnered investor attention early this year,” Snider said. “Funds increased tilts toward Pharmaceutical and Managed Care stocks, the industries most exposed to policy risk.” Information technology is now the most underweight sector for hedge funds as …

10 payer exec moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/15/2019

… WellCare Health Plans named Eugenie Komives, MD, CMO for North Carolina.6. Humana named Kathie Mancini regional president for its east central Medicare operations.7. Cigna appointed Brian Marsella market president for its healthcare and related benefits plans in the Midwest market.8. Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon named James Polo, MD, executive medical director.9. MetroPlus Health Plan appointed Sanjiv Shah, MD, CMO.10. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue …

Wellcare Health Plans

Hedge funds are dumping tech stocks for health care | CNBC | 8/21/2019

Humana , WellCare Health Plans and Walgreens , according to Goldman. Centene and Walgreens both lost more than 25% in the past six months. Hedge funds are “largely ignoring the risk of health care regulation that garnered investor attention early this year,” Snider said. “Funds increased tilts toward Pharmaceutical and Managed Care stocks, the industries most exposed to policy risk.” Information technology is now the most underweight sector for hedge funds as …

10 payer exec moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/15/2019

… WellCare Health Plans named Eugenie Komives, MD, CMO for North Carolina.6. Humana named Kathie Mancini regional president for its east central Medicare operations.7. Cigna appointed Brian Marsella market president for its healthcare and related benefits plans in the Midwest market.8. Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon named James Polo, MD, executive medical director.9. MetroPlus Health Plan appointed Sanjiv Shah, MD, CMO.10. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue …

Molina Healthcare

Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, and Humana take top spots for digital experience | FierceHealthcare | 8/14/2019

Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, and Humana offer the best digital experience based on customer satisfaction and Net Promoter Scores, according to a survey of 11,500 consumers conducted by Verint Systems Inc. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan took the fourth top spot in digital, followed by Horizon, WellCare Health Plans, Cigna, Anthem, Aetna and UnitedHealthcare. Verint’s industry benchmarking study evaluated the online health insurance experience based on four factors: navigation …

Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, Humana take top spots for digital experience | FierceHealthcare | 8/14/2019

Kaiser Permanente, Molina Healthcare, and Humana offer the best digital experience based on customer satisfaction and Net Promoter Scores, according to a survey of 11,500 consumers conducted by Verint Systems Inc. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan took the fourth top spot in digital, followed by Horizon, WellCare Health Plans, Cigna, Anthem, Aetna and UnitedHealthcare. Verint’s industry benchmarking study evaluated the online health insurance experience based on four factors: navigation …

UnitedHealthcare

Humana makes deal with Michigan hospitals to expand in-network offerings for MA members | FierceHealthcare | 8/28/2019

Humana reached an agreement with the Michigan-based hospital network McLaren Health Care to expand in-network options for the insurer’s Medicare Advantage customers. The agreement announced on Tuesday is the latest effort by Humana … insurer is the second largest provider of MA plans behind UnitedHealthcare. The insurer said in its first-quarter earnings call that Humana expects individual growth in MA to rise between 415,000 to 440,000 members, a

Centene Corp

Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. Buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Sells CVS Health … | 9/13/2019

New York, NY, based Investment company Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. ( Current Portfolio ) buys PG&E Corp, Humana Inc, Centene Corp, Fox Corp, CIT Group Inc, sells CVS Health Corp, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc, United Technologies Corp, LKQ Corp during the 3-months ended 2019Q2, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P.. As of 2019Q2, Owl Creek Asset Management, L.P. owns 42 …

Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

… month it will contract with only four Medicaid MCOs: AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue), Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. The new contracts begin … network and Aetna, the report said. The news comes as Centene Corporation announced this month that it is expanding its footprint in the Affordable Care Act marketplace for 2020 in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, North …

The Health Plan

BayCare Health Plans announces new president | The Business Journals | 6/18/2019

… research, with 27,600 local employees. Costello brings more than two decades of experience in health insurance leadership to BayCare. As Humana’s regional president of East Central Region (Ohio, Indiana and Michigan), Costello focused on the … Distribution at WellCare and director of sales and marketing at The Health Plan in Massillon, Ohio. He holds a master’s degree in urban studies from the University of Akron. – Digital Producer, Tampa Bay 11:05am EDT …

Lyft Hails Medicare As Next Profitable Ride | Forbes | 5/31/2019

… broker partnerships enable us to access this new market seamlessly (such as) expanding our work with LogistiCare to encompass certain Humana Medicare Advantage plans.” Lyft has other Medicare Advantage relationships with several Blue Cross and … platform is helpful for older Medicare beneficiaries because it allows the health plan or patient’s medical care provider to hail a ride for the health plan enrollee if they don’t have the Lyft app or …

Oscar Health

Insurtech company Oscar Health chooses MA launch markets | MedCity News | 7/18/2019

… a $375 million funding round from Alphabet last year. Post a comment / Jul 17, 2019 at 5:23 PM Shares 0 Oscar Health’s long awaited entry into the Medicare Advantage market will initially start in its … are looking to compete with blue chip insurers like UnitedHealthcare, Humana, Aetna and Anthem, which all have more than 1 million Medicare Advantage members, vastly outstripping the membership of any of the MA startups. In …

Oscar Health Medicare Advantage plans for 2020: Houston, New York - Business Insider | 7/17/2019

Oscar Health CEO Mario Schlosser. Photo by Amber De Vos/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images The buzzy health-insurance startup Oscar Health is planning to start offering a new kind of health plan next year … interested in getting a piece of, alongside entrenched rivals like Humana, UnitedHealth Group, and CVS Health. Read more: Health-insurance startups like Bright and Oscar have raked in $3 billion in venture funding. They’re using

Donald Trump

Trump’s Health Team Making It Tough On ‘Medicare For All’ | Forbes | 9/1/2019

… lower rates and new benefits in Medicare Advantage and Part D,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma, who was appointed by Donald Trump to her position. Every time the Trump administration changes a rule or highlights … enticing to seniors. Meanwhile, more health insurers including Anthem, Cigna, Humana, UnitedHealth Group and CVS Health’s Aetna insurance business, are signing up record numbers of seniors to Medicare Advantage and offering such coverage in new …

US stocks slide as bond yields surge on trade war worries | Yahoo News | 8/28/2019

… goods, triggering a sharp sell-off in global markets. On Monday the market recouped some of those losses after President Donald Trump said his negotiators had received encouraging calls from China over the weekend. Traders … Health care stocks and several big retailers also fell Tuesday. Humana slid 5.8%, while Gap slid 4.9%. Safe-play sectors like utilities and real estate were among the gainers. Exelon added 1.2% and Welltower rose …

Bruce Broussard

Texas A&M University, Humana Announce 2019 Humana-Mays Healthcare Analytics Case Competition | Business Wire | 8/22/2019

… Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 22, 2019– Mays Business School at Texas A&M University and health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are launching the 2019 Humana-Mays Healthcare Analytics Case Competition to … it played a pivotal role in my career development,” said Bruce Broussard, President & CEO, Humana Inc. “The use of analytics in healthcare is becoming increasingly more important in driving better patient outcomes and reducing the …

As Sanders And Warren Attack, Health Insurer Profits Soar | Forbes | 8/4/2019

… in large part because they are making more money off of the health benefits they administer for the government. Take Humana, which last week said it made more than $1 billion in profits in the … competitive market forces that encourage innovation,” Humana chief executive officer Bruce Broussard told analysts on the company’s earnings call last week. “The aging population and the ongoing increased penetration of Medicare Advantage as a percentage …

Larry Merlo

CVS And Walgreens Are On Different Paths To In-Store Healthcare | Forbes | 6/7/2019

… the patient engagement and satisfaction scores, as well as the utilization of our health care services,” CVS chairman and CEO Larry Merlo told attendees Tuesday at the company’s annual investor day. The rapid expansion this … market, Walgreens has a joint venture with the health insurer Humana to develop senior health clinics inside the drugstores. For the last two years, such partnerships have been testing concepts and piloting healthcare services and …

Bernie Sanders

Healthcare Promises: What 2020 Presidential Candidates Aren’t Telling You | Forbes | 8/26/2019

… Getty Images Healthcare took center stage during both rounds of the 2020 Democrat debates so far. There, progressive candidates like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren touted slightly different versions of Medicare for All , which remains … to a “Medicare Advantage” program, run by private insurers like Humana and UnitedHealthcare (not the government). Patients today enjoy the generous benefits of Medicare Advantage (like dental, vision and fitness) and the low cap on …

Sanders’ labor plan would limit federal contractors’ CEO pay | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/23/2019

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., issued a labor plan that could affect healthcare organizations with federal contracts, such as UnitedHealth, Humana, Cerner, McKesson, Johns Hopkins University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mr. Sanders plan would deny federal contracts to companies that pay CEOs more than 150 times what the average worker makes. It would also deny contracts to organizations that disrupt union activities …

Mark Bertolini

Schafer: Aetna sale spotlights CEO pay - StarTribune.com | Star Tribune | 12/9/2017

Aetna sale spotlights CEO pay December 8, 2017 — 11:03pm Mike Cohen, New York Times Mark Bertolini, Aetna’s chief executive, could see half a billion dollars in compensation when the purchase by CVS goes through. LEE … pay, so Aetna looked elsewhere. Eventually it agreed to acquire Humana, another insurer, for about $37 billion in cash and stock. That deal later was derailed by a federal judge, but the day before it

Why the CVS Health Corp Buyout of Aetna Inc (AET) Makes Sense | U.S. News & World Report | 12/4/2017

… just the drugs. It’s not just the PBM (prescription benefit manager). It’s the overall outcome for the patient,” Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told Reuters. Investors will likely be concerned about the potential antitrust implications of … had a proposed “horizontal” merger with competing health care giant Humana ( HUM ) blocked by a federal court on antitrust grounds. The U.S. Department of Justice has historically not taken issue with vertical mergers, but it …

Wilde Mathews

Anthem Posts Better Than Expected First-Quarter Profits Even As Markets Roil Over Possibility Of ‘Medicare For All’ | Kaiser Health News | 4/25/2019

… political risk that has been discounted into the stock” so far this year. Other industry news focuses on Athenahealth and Humana. Reuters: Anthem Beats Earnings Estimates, Outlines Plans For Pharmacy Benefits Unit Anthem Inc on … to some adjustments that had boosted the 2018 Medicaid numbers. (Wilde Mathews and Chin, 4/24) Modern Healthcare: Anthem Revenue Buoyed By Membership Growth Anthem reported higher revenue and profit in the first quarter of 2019 …

Deals Boom in Health Industry – WSJ | Morningstar | 12/20/2017

Managed-care firms aim to wring out costs by backing treatment outside hospitals By Anna Wilde Mathews and Melanie Evans This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that … is caught up in efforts to reshape the landscape. Tuesday, Humana Inc. and two private-equity firms confirmed they plan to acquire Kindred Healthcare Inc. in a deal valued at around $810 million, or $4.1

Michael Neidorff

Centene-WellCare Merger Earns Stockholder Approval | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/25/2019

Michael Neidorff will be the chairman and CEO of the new company, with Ken Burdick taking senior management team positions. The merger will make Centene-WellCare the largest player in terms of Medicaid and health insurance marketplace membership and fourth largest in Medicare membership behind United Health, CVS, and Humana, according to their statistics in an investors presentation this May. The combined company would also grow membership in “duals” who …

Centene, WellCare shareholders OK merger deal | FierceHealthcare | 6/25/2019

… creating a combined company that is better able to serve members and help them achieve better health outcomes,” Centene CEO Michael Neidorff said in a statement. RELATED: Centene still bullish on ACA exchanges despite legal … in January. There were rumblings in the investment community that Humana would swoop in and acquire Centene in place of the WellCare merger, but Humana dispelled those rumors …

Bruce D. Broussard

Humana Inc. to Present at the 2019 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference | Business Wire | 8/26/2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that Bruce D. Broussard, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation to investors at the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at 9:40 a.m. Eastern time. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available via Humana’s Investor Relations page at humana.com . The company suggests webcast participants sign on approximately 15 minutes in advance …

Humana Inc. to Present at the 2019 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 8/26/2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 26, 2019– Humana Inc . (NYSE: HUM) announced today that Bruce D. Broussard , President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation to investors at the Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 , at 9:40 a.m. Eastern time . A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available via Humana’s Investor Relations page at humana.com . The company suggests webcast participants sign on approximately 15 …

Elizabeth Warren

Healthcare Promises: What 2020 Presidential Candidates Aren’t Telling You | Forbes | 8/26/2019

… took center stage during both rounds of the 2020 Democrat debates so far. There, progressive candidates like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren touted slightly different versions of Medicare for All , which remains a popular reform … to a “Medicare Advantage” program, run by private insurers like Humana and UnitedHealthcare (not the government). Patients today enjoy the generous benefits of Medicare Advantage (like dental, vision and fitness) and the low cap on …

Democratic hopefuls take aim at insurer and pharma profits | Yahoo News | 8/11/2019

… that can be purchased in Canada, the UK, France, Japan, and Germany.” During the last round of Democratic debates, Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Kamala Harris of California joined Sanders in training rhetorical fire … little more than 4%. The list included UnitedHealth, Anthem and Humana. Some major insurers outside this group are nonprofit and plow their earnings back. A spokeswoman for America’s Health Insurance Plans, the main insurer trade …

David Wichmann

Sanders’ labor plan would limit federal contractors’ CEO pay | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/23/2019

… Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., issued a labor plan that could affect healthcare organizations with federal contracts, such as UnitedHealth, Humana, Cerner, McKesson, Johns Hopkins University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai … contractor of the federal government in 2018, and its CEO David Wichmann made 316 times the average employee …

Medicare Advantage’s Expansion Would Help Private Insurers | Fortune | 6/6/2019

… Bernie Sanders announced his “Medicare for All” plan in early April, the health insurance industry has uniformly opposed the policy. David Wichmann, CEO of UnitedHealth Group—which covers almost as many people as Medicare itself … nearly six times overnight. This growth would greatly benefit UnitedHealth, Humana , CVS Health , and other private insurance companies offering Advantage plans. Based on the policy proposals of the Democratic presidential aspirants, such an expansion appears …