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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 Medicare Advantage Plan Addresses High Fall Rates Among Older Adults in St. Louis

MA Plan influenced by Washington University research through the Home Hazard Removal Program (HARP) that addresses home hazards for aging St. Louisans.

Originally Published by Humana.

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is offering a Medicare Advantage plan in St. Louis with a fall prevention benefit. The benefit is administered by Washington University in conjunction with The Home Hazard Removal Program (HARP), a home hazard removal and fall risk intervention delivered in the home by occupational therapists (OTs) to assess home hazards and reduce physical and financial burden due to falls. The program and its outcomes have demonstrated a reduction in falls during studies conducted by researchers at Washington University.

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The Humana Foundation Invests More Than $1.8 million in Two San Antonio Initiatives

Humana is pursuing its "Bold Goal" to improve the health of the communities Humana serves 20 percent by 2020.

Originally Published by Humana.

The Humana Foundation is investing more than $1.8 million in two San Antonio projects as part of its new Strategic Community Investment work.

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Humana Recognized for Exemplary Disability Hiring and Employment Practices

Diversity is a business imperative at Humana, and success means recognizing and celebrating the unique characteristics, backgrounds and beliefs of our employees and tapping into that knowledge to inspire innovative and strategic thinking.

Originally Published by Humana.

Humana has been recognized by The National Organization on Disability (NOD) as one of the 2018 NOD Leading Disability Employers. The NOD Leading Disability Employer seal recognizes companies that demonstrate exemplary employment practices for people with disabilities.

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Humana: What’s your healthy lifestyle?

To bring our Healthy People, Healthy Planet, Healthy Performance pillars to life, we created a series of videos highlighting our CSR work to improve health and well-being.

Originally Published by Humana.

At Humana, one way we focus on the health of employees is the 100 Day Dash. We walk together as a company on our journey toward lifelong well-being. And, we share our healthy lifestyle, inspiring others to work on their own health and well-being.

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Humana: University of Louisville Physicians Expands Access to Humana's Medicare Advantage HMO Members in Kentucky

New agreement provides Humana Medicare Advantage HMO members with access to the largest physician practice group in the Louisville region.

Originally Published by Humana.

University of Louisville Physicians, the largest, multi-specialty physician practice in Louisville, and Humana Inc. one of the nation's leading health and well-being companies, have signed an agreement that expands in-network access for Humana Medicare HMO members at UofL Physicians primary care and specialty clinics in Kentucky.

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Humana Sponsors Vietnam POW 45th Anniversary Reunion, Aug. 15-19

Reunion takes places in Frisco, Texas, honoring those who were held in captivity.

Originally Published by Humana.

Vietnam War-era Prisoners of War (POW) will gather for a "Return to Freedom" 45th Anniversary Reunion hosted by NAM-POWs Corporation, a nonprofit veteran organization, and sponsored by Humana Inc., a leading health and well-being company. The reunion takes place Aug. 15-19 in Frisco, Texas.

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Humana, Together with TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, Announce Completion of the Acquisition of Kindred Healthcare, Inc.

Kindred Healthcare will be operated as a separate specialty hospital company owned by TPG and WCAS.

Originally Published by Humana.

Humana Inc., TPG Capital (TPG) and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) (collectively, the Consortium) announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (Kindred).

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Go365 by Humana Teams with Timucuan Parks Foundation to Reward Members for Getting Active in Nature

Jacksonville is home to the first U.S. parks system to use the Humana-patented beacons which reward Go365™ members for spending time at area parks.

Originally Published by Humana.

Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. partnered with the Timucuan Parks Foundation at Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville to launch its new wellness initiative that rewards people for spending time in nature.

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