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Humana: CarePlus Health Plans, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Join Forces to Focus on Florida Veterans

CarePlus has served the Medicare population in Florida for more than 17 years. Headquartered in Miami, the company serves about 115,000 Medicare Advantage members across the state.

Originally Published by Humana.

CarePlus Health Plans, a large Medicare Advantage provider in Florida, is now part of the exclusive agreement between its parent company, Humana Inc., and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW), the nation's largest organization of combat veterans and the oldest major veterans' organization in the U.S¹.

In February 2018, Humana announced it had enhanced its agreement with the VFW as the national Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug and Medicare Supplement plans carrier for the organization.

"CarePlus has always made supporting our nation's veterans a top priority," said Bruno Piquin, Regional President of CarePlus Health Plans. "We're thrilled to expand our commitment, with a special focus on helping the 120,000 VFW members and their spouses in Florida achieve their best health."

CarePlus has served the Medicare population in Florida for more than 17 years. Headquartered in Miami, the company serves about 115,000 Medicare Advantage members across the state.

"For nearly 119 years, the VFW has made veterans' care one of its top priorities," said VFW National Commander Keith Harman. "We're happy to expand our current relationship with Humana to ensure even more of America's veterans receive the care and services they need."

CarePlus will offer numerous services to VFW members to provide education and access to healthcare coverage information.

These will include:

  • Hosting Medicare seminars annually during Medicare's Fall Annual Election Period (Oct. 15 through Dec. 7).
  • Conducting educational seminars throughout the year to inform VFW members of their Medicare options.
  • Providing VFW members with access to CarePlus Medicare Advantage information and enrollment capabilities which incorporate web-based tools, call centers, educational seminars, and self-enrollment.
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Humana Announces Agreement Expanding Value-Based Care for Medicare Advantage Members in Three States

"Humana is pleased to expand the availability of value-based care in Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia," said Oraida Roman, Vice President of Humana's Value-Based Strategies Organization.

Originally Published by Humana.

Aledade, Inc. and leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. announced a value-based care agreement to broaden the availability of coordinated, quality care for Humana Medicare Advantage members in three states.

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Humana Foundation Launching 2019 Louisville-based Community Relations Initiative

"The 2019 program aligns well with our strategy which emphasizes co-creation in communities, where leadership, culture and systems work to improve well-being for all."

Originally Published by Humana.

The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. for the past 38 years, has announced the details of its 2019 Community Relations initiative in Louisville. Through this initiative, the Humana Foundation awarded $2.4 million to Louisville-area organizations in 2018, with slightly more than $1 million of that in grants of $25,000, $50,000 or $100,000.

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Humana Names William Shrank, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Shrank will serve as a member of the Humana Management Team and report to Humana President and CEO Bruce D. Broussard.

Humana Inc. one of the nation's leading health and well-being companies, announced today the appointment of William Shrank, MD, MSHS, as Humana's new Chief Medical Officer, effective April 1. He will serve as a member of the Humana Management Team and report to Humana President and CEO Bruce D. Broussard.

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New Year, New Health Coaching Tools for Humana's Go365 Wellness Rewards App

Expanded services for members bring leaders in digital wellness to Go365 programming.

Humana features new virtual well-being resources for Go365®, Humana Inc.'s (NYSE: HUM) wellness and rewards program. Employers and members will now have access to personalized digital health tools through four industry-leading partners. Humana is expanding its direct-to-consumer offerings to enable its customers to have more choices when it comes to managing physical, emotional and social health and wellness.

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Humana: What Does 2019 Look Like for Health Care?

Humana President and CEO Bruce Broussard shares insights and ideas about the future of health care and discusses the importance of working together to improve the health-care system as well as our own health and well-being.

Originally Published by Humana.

In the current environment, constant and negative debate over health care makes it easy for us to be down on our industry. But I'm excited about health care's potential, and I'm proud of the progress we've made.

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Humana CEO Bruce Broussard Receives 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award

"I'm honored to receive the Ripple of Hope Award. Robert F. Kennedy inspired our nation to rededicate itself to social and economic justice for all Americans, and that critical work continues today," Broussard said.

From left to right: Phil Murphy; Kerry Kennedy; Barack Obama; David Zaslav; and Bruce Broussard./ TWITTER

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights honored its 2018 Ripple of Hope laureates during the annual Ripple of Hope Gala at the New York Hilton Midtown on Dec. 12.

Humana CEO Bruce D. Broussard was honored along with the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama, Discovery President and CEO David Zaslav, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. Laureates were selected for their exceptional work toward a more just and peaceful world.

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