University of Louisville Physicians Expands Access to Humana’s Medicare Advantage HMO Members in Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 8, 2018--University of Louisville Physicians, the largest, multi-specialty physician practice in Louisville, and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), 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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The agreement provides in-network access for Humana Medicare Advantage HMO members seeking treatment from UofL Physicians’ 1,200 dedicated staff professionals, more than 600 primary care and specialty physicians, University of Louisville Hospital, and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.
“We are pleased to partner our health care provider practice with an organization that matches our emphasis on quality, outcomes and excellence,” said UofL Physicians Senior Vice President of Contracting Becky Lamb. “This agreement with Humana provides greater access to multi- and sub-specialty care for the people of Kentuckiana and beyond.”
“Humana is synonymous with health in Louisville,” said Humana Regional President Eric Bohannon. “Part of our commitment to the community’s health is offering options for our members to receive medical services. We’re excited to include the expertise of University of Louisville Physicians in these options.”
As of March 31, 2018, Humana has approximately 149,700 Medicare Advantage members in the state. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
About University of Louisville Physicians
University of Louisville Physicians (ULP) is the largest multi-specialty physician practice in Louisville with more than 78 sub-specialties, 110 locations, 1,200 dedicated staff professionals and more than 900 primary care and specialty physicians. The group’s physicians are professors and researchers with the University of Louisville School of Medicine, teaching tomorrow’s physicians and leading research into innovative medical advancements. For more information, go to www.uoflphysicians.com.
Humana Inc. is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.
To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our 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 more effective.
More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at www.humana.com, including copies of:
Humana is a Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO, and PFFS organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in any Humana Medicare plan depends on contract renewal. Other providers are available in our network.
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CONTACT: University of Louisville Physicians
Jill Scoggins, 502-852-7461
Kate Marx, 502-271-9288
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA KENTUCKY
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE GENERAL HEALTH MANAGED CARE
SOURCE: Humana Inc.
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