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Humana partners with Medicaid plan for dual-eligible coverage

Humana said Tuesday that it has formed a "strategic alliance" with a Medicaid insurer to create a health plan that coordinates coverage for the $300 billion dual-eligible market. The...

Cigna, Humana CEOs earn millions in pay jumps

The CEOs of Cigna and Humana both received hefty increases in total compensation for 2011, compared to their pay the year before, according to documents filed Monday with the Securities and Exchange

Humana's Q4 profits up 86% as Medicare Advantage enrollment rises

Humana's fourth quarter profits soared 86 percent, primarily because of a 12 percent increase in Medicare Advantage plan enrollment and decreased medical claims expenses. The insurer on Monday said

Humana could spend $1B for Medicare deals

Humana is willing to spend $1 billion on acquisitions or mergers, allowing it to expand into Medicare, reported Bloomberg. "We could do $1 billion-plus deals if we wanted to," Humana CEO Michael

Humana reverses decision to drop hospitals under senator's pressure

Under pressure from Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), Humana last week reversed its decision to stop providing coverage to two West Virginia hospitals. Humana is notifying all of its affected members

Humana buys data analytics company to boost quality

Humana is apparently on a buying spree, announcing its fourth purchase in the last five months. This time around it's acquiring Anvita, a data analytics company that, according to Humana, can

Humana acquires in-home chronic care provider to cut admissions

In an attempt to curb hospitalizations and emergency room visits while increasing care coordination for seniors, Humana has signed an agreement to acquire SeniorBridge, a New York-based chronic care

Humana changes leadership as succession plan unfolds

Changes are afoot at the nation's second largest Medicare managed care company: Humana's chief executive officer, Michael McCallister, is retiring in the next 12 to 18 months. McCallister has been

Humana to stop hiring smokers

Humana (NYSE: HUM) intends to phase out the hiring of smokers where legally permitted. The insurer already has a policy of not hiring smokers in southwestern Ohio, except for those who commit to

Insurers are using health IT, joining ACOs, hiring doctors

Major health insurers, including Aetna, Humana and WellPoint, are retooling and diversifying to reach beyond the health insurance sector in the wake of the federal healthcare overhaul that is