Humana Launching Diabetic Supply Service for Current Members and Non-Members Enrolled in Medicare Part B

RightSource, a Humana company, now delivering diabetic supplies – including glucose meters and test strips – to Medicare Part B beneficiaries

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--()--Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) announced today that its RightSource mail order pharmacy service is now offering diabetic supplies directly to qualified Medicare Part B beneficiaries*, including both Humana Medicare members and non-members enrolled in Medicare Part B. The service includes home delivery of blood glucose meters, test strips, lancets and all other supplies necessary for diabetics to manage their blood sugar levels.

In addition to simple, straightforward ordering processes and best-available pricing, RightSource will offer diabetics more than 200 diabetes-certified pharmacists to answer questions and advise diabetics about their supply needs.

“This is an exciting day for all of us at RightSource and Humana because of what this represents for Humana members and non-members who will benefit from this new service,” said William Fleming, vice president of Humana Pharmacy Solutions. “Since we created RightSource, our team has demonstrated its ability to deliver outstanding customer service, help people get better health outcomes and achieve lifelong well-being.”

RightSource offers its customers free shipping, no Medicare claim forms, automatic refill reminders and easy ordering online or by calling 855-569-1542. With distribution centers in Ohio and Arizona, RightSource can quickly deliver orders to customers’ homes.

Following the growth of Humana’s Medicare membership, RightSource has grown significantly in recent years – now serving approximately 600,000 plan members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico – making it one of the largest mail-order pharmacies in the country. Today’s announcement represents RightSource’s first service offering available to both Humana members and non-members (who are enrolled in Medicare Part B).

* In accordance with Medicare regulations

About Humana Pharmacy Solutions

Humana Pharmacy Solutions, a division of Humana Inc., manages traditional pharmacy benefits with member-focused strategies to yield savings in pharmacy and total health expense. Providing prescription coverage for both individuals and employer groups, Humana Pharmacy Solutions strives to give members access to the medicine they need while offering guidance on clinically proven, therapeutically equivalent drugs that bring better value to the member and the customer.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

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
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  • Calendar of events (including upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors)
  • Corporate Governance information

Contacts

Humana Inc.
Corporate Communications:
Jeff Blunt, 513-826-7094
jblunt@humana.com

Release Summary

Humana's RightSource mail order pharmacy service is now offering diabetic supplies directly to qualified Medicare Part B beneficiaries, including both Humana Medicare members and non-members.

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Contacts

Humana Inc.
Corporate Communications:
Jeff Blunt, 513-826-7094
jblunt@humana.com