MEMPHIS, Tenn. & LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana Medicare Advantage members in Memphis now have access to
Methodist Healthcare, thanks to a new agreement between the health
system and health and well-being leader Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM).
The new network agreement, which took effect January 1, 2017, includes
Humana Medicare Advantage members.
“We are excited to welcome Humana’s Medicare Advantage members to our
Methodist Family, and look forward to delivering compassionate care to
help patients live healthier lives,” said Michael Ugwueke, president and
CEO, Methodist Healthcare.
The coverage includes all Methodist Healthcare adult hospitals.
“Our new agreement provides our Medicare Advantage members in Memphis
with access to Methodist Healthcare’s network of respected health care
providers and facilities,” said Doug Haaland, regional president at
Humana. “Expanding our network to include Methodist Healthcare offers
our Medicare Advantage members a strong provider network and is key to
our continued growth in the market.”
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health and
well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their
best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The
company’s strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and
clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change,
proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people we
serve across the country.
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:
- Annual reports to stockholders
- Securities and Exchange Commission filings
- Most recent investor conference presentations
- Quarterly earnings news releases and conference calls
- Calendar of events
- Corporate Governance information
About Methodist Healthcare
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) is an integrated health care
delivery system based in Memphis, Tenn. Founded in 1918 by The United
Methodist Church to help meet the growing needs for quality health care
in the Mid-South, Methodist has grown from one hospital into a
six-hospital system that includes Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, a
national US News and World Report Best Children’s Hospital. MLH also
offers a home health agency, ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient
facilities, hospice residence and physician practices serving all
corners of the Memphis and Mid-South community. For six consecutive
years, Methodist has been named the best hospital in Memphis by U.S.
News and World Report. Great Place to Work® and Fortune ranked Methodist
Le Bonheur Healthcare #21 on its 2016 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and
#1 on the 2016 list of Best Workplaces for Africa Americans. With more
than 13,000 associates and 1,650 licensed beds, MLH providers care for
over 60,000 inpatient admissions annually. For more information visit www.methodisthealth.org.