Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… rds identify the companies chosen for the initial 2007 audits as a Florida Humana plan, a Washington state subsidiary of United Healthcare called PacifiCare …"

"… the meeting. The records don’t indicate who attended. That day, CMS set Humana’s payment error at $33.5 million, PacifiCare at $20.2 million, Aetna at …"

"… ed for and didn’t believe they owed. The actual 2007 overage for the 201 Humana patients, for example, was $477,235. Once extrapolated, it soared to $33.5 …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… ing health care premiums, two such deals now under consideration — Aetna-Humana and Cigna-Anthem — would shrink the major players in U.S. health insuran …"

"… mple, held a three-hour public hearing on the proposed merger of Aetna and Humana, which would create the second-largest managed care company in the country …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… ed at each plan. Among the insurers charging the government too much: five Humana, Inc. health plans, three UnitedHealth Care Group plans and four Wellpoint …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… o surface, South Florida doctor Mario M. Baez alleges that insurance giant Humana Inc. knew of billing fraud at some South Florida clinics but did little to …"

"… harm patients. The suit, which was unsealed in late February, is pending. Humana has declined to comment on it. …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… ers that have offered to pay more than $90 billion to buy two competitors, Humana and Cigna, will testify before a Senate panel Tuesday, in an effort to per …"

"… at the same thing will happen if the Justice Department approves the Aetna-Humana and Anthem-Cigna deals and the health insurance marketplace becomes even m …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… s approve the recently announced mega-deals in which Aetna, Inc. would buy Humana Inc. and Anthem Inc. would buy Cigna Corp., will consumers benefit? Or wil …"

"… aid. Among the organizations lining up against the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana deals is the American Medical Association, which for years has studied the …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… caid programs. When Aetna announced a few weeks ago that it planned to buy Humana, which has more than three million Medicare Advantage members—second onl …"

"… n Medicare Advantage members—second only to UnitedHealthcare—Aetna and Humana executives said 56 percent of revenues from the combined company would com …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… , including several Blue Cross plans and other industry stalwarts, such as Humana Inc. Humana has more than three million Medicare members. The private ins …"

"… several Blue Cross plans and other industry stalwarts, such as Humana Inc. Humana has more than three million Medicare members. The private insurance plans …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… d consolidation in the insurance industry—Aetna offering $37 billion for Humana and Anthem bidding $54 billion for Cigna—is the desire of the acquiring …"

"… By far the largest Medicare Advantage insurers are UnitedHealthcare, Humana, Kaiser Permanente and Aetna. More than half of all the 16.6 million Medic …"

"… ser of which are investor-owned. Just two companies—UnitedHealthcare and Humana—controlled 37 percent of the market. If the Aetna-Humana deal is approve …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… hey say, we’ll have fewer insurance choices. When the CEOs of Aetna and Humana announced a few days ago that they had agreed to a deal in which Aetna wil …"

"… agreed to a deal in which Aetna will pay $37 billion for Louisville-based Humana, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky pointed the finger of …"

"… ’s base. The reality, though, is that Aetna’s proposed acquisition of Humana and Anthem’s $54 billion bid for Cigna—and UnitedHealthcare's reported …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… que, NM, and a Care Plus plan in South Florida. Care Plus is a division of Humana, Inc. Last month, the Center for Public Integrity reported on a fifth suc …"

"… eligible for Medicare. Last week, Aetna announced plans to buy competitor Humana for $37 billion. But the industry also is drawing scrutiny over the accura …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… e headquarters will be. Every one of the big five—Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare—are either in play, rumored to be in play or h …"

"… s. Published reports late last week indicated that Aetna had agreed to buy Humana  for $34.1 billion in cash and stock. Anthem Inc., the largest by mem …"

"… ain the most if their companies get bought are Cigna CEO David Cordani and Humana CEO Bruce D. Broussard, both of whom hold hundreds of thousands of shares …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… s a long history in the world of for-profit health care. When I worked for Humana in the early 1990s, the company decided to sell its hospital division, and …"

"… n into whether the company had committed Medicare fraud. Two years before Humana decided to get out of the hospital business—and while I was on the publi …"

"… igative reports by ABC TV’s Sam Donaldson. In 1991, Donaldson found that Humana’s hospitals were charging patients several thousand percent more for med …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… exaggerated risk scores are jacking up costs, is believed to be widening. Humana Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, which counts more than 3 million seni …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… Still, it’s clear that agency officials were caught off guard. Stock in Humana Inc., the country’s second biggest Medicare Advantage plan, rose by five …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… es, among the biggest of which are for-profit insurers UnitedHealth Group, Humana and  Aetna.  As the Center for Public Integrity has reported ex …"

"… as allies on its website (and gives them equal billing to Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group), I recognized many of them—the U.S. Chamber of C …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… ion into whether exaggerated risk scores are jacking up costs improperly. Humana Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, which counts more than 3 million seni …"

"… d of 2013. DaVita HealthCare Partners, whose medical clinics have treated Humana patients, also disclosed “a potentially improper” billing practice, wh …"

"… sly reported the case of Miami doctor Olivia Graves. She accuses Humana of billing Medicare for diseases that “were not supported by medical rec …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… erating there.    In Kentucky, where we lived when I worked for Humana Inc., it doesn’t matter what the Supreme Court does. No one there is fac …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… id back in full, thus making the government whole.” …"

"… quests from the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office,” Humana wrote.   The privately run Medicare Advantage plans offer senio …"

"… shed last year. The Center first disclosed multiple investigations of the Humana Medicare Advantage plan last May based on records filed by the U.S. Attorn …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… vantage billing tactics, centers on a South Florida doctor affiliated with Humana Inc., one of the biggest players offering the privately run Medicare Advan …"

"… s accused of cheating Medicare out of about $2.1 million by claiming his Humana-enrolled patients were sicker than they actually were. Thompson, 55, was a …"

"… . Through his lawyer, he declined comment. The indictment does not accuse Humana of wrongdoing. Company spokesman Tom Noland said in an email that the Loui …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… same time period.  Aetna’s 290 percent. Cigna’s 305 percent. And Humana’s 309 percent. Meanwhile, the number of Americans enrolled in health pla …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… five of the six largest for-profit health insurers — Cigna, Health Net, Humana, UnitedHealthcare and WellPoint/Anthem — reached their highest points in …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… federal courts. In one case, Miami physician Olivia Graves alleged that a Humana-affiliated clinic had diagnosed an abnormally high number of patients with …"

"… not supported by the medical records.” The suit alleges that Humana knew about the practices and did nothing to stop the overcharging. The sui …"

"… care paid thousands of dollars for each patient who was wrongly diagnosed. Humana has denied the allegations. In a separate civil case, Josh Valdez, a …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… utives of the two biggest Medicare Advantage plans, UnitedHealth Group and Humana, vowed to fight any further rate cuts. The two insurers control about 40 p …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… n Minnesota retiree Doug Morphew needed surgery last year, he expected his Humana Medicare Advantage plan to step up and pay the lion’s share of the bill. …"

"… operation to repair an aortic aneurysm. Less than a month later, however, Humana hit him with a bill for $6,461.66, claiming the surgery was not covered be …"

"… ks part-time as a transportation industry consultant. “I am insulted by Humana’s runaround. It seems as though Humana is denying my claims hoping that …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… not come as a shock to me. During my two decades in the industry, at both Humana and Cigna, I came to understand just how much of a cash cow the Medicare A …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… address conditions that could otherwise be untreated or undiagnosed.” Humana, Inc., which has enrolled more than 2 million people in Medicare Advantage …"

"… ralded home visits as a “critical program.” Spokesman Tom Noland said Humana conducted health assessments for about 531,000 members in the first three …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… of the nation’s mightiest insurance carriers — UnitedHealth Group and Humana Inc. are two of the biggest — dominate the market and are deeply investe …"

Excerpts from this story referencing Humana

"… time last year. Of those 11 companies (Aetna, Centene, Cigna, Health Net, Humana, Molina, Triple-S Management Corp., UnitedHealth Group, Universal American …"

"… ks close near 52-week highs this past Friday. The biggest gainer has been Humana, one of the largest operators of Medicare Advantage plans, whose share pri …"

Pages