TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), Florida’s largest Medicare Advantage provider by enrollment, has been selected as one of the health plans that will provide Medicare coverage to the state’s Medicare retirees beginning Jan. 1, 2020.
The state’s 2020 Medicare enrollment period runs from Oct. 14 – Nov. 1, 2019. During this time, State of Florida Medicare-eligible retirees and their eligible dependents can select their 2020 Medicare plan and may select a new Humana Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) Employer HMO plan that includes:
- 100% coverage for many preventive services and no plan deductible
- $0 copay for primary care physician visits
- $10 copay for specialist visits
- Maximum out of pocket protections
- Worldwide emergency coverage
- Copayments for prescriptions with no coverage gap
- Over the counter medication allowance - $50 each quarter through Humana Pharmacy
- Membership at no cost in the SilverSneakers® health and fitness program, and
- Virtual telehealth visits
- Transportation; and
- Coverage for routine podiatry and hearing services, including a $500 hearing aid allowance
“Humana has been proud to provide Medicare plans in Florida for more than 30 years, and we’re thrilled to serve the state’s retirees,” said Tim Snyder, Humana Senior Vice President Group Medicare. “We’re committed to providing superior service to those who worked hard on Florida’s behalf, and to expand our focus on increasing the health and well-being of all Floridians.”
Humana currently serves more than 2.2 million Floridians across the state through a variety of health plans and services, including Medicare Advantage, Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicaid, commercial employer-sponsored plans, commercial dental and vision coverage, as well as TRICARE coverage for military, military retirees, and their families.
Humana also has a long-standing commitment to improving the health of communities across Florida. Since 2015, Humana has led and facilitated its Bold Goal population health program in Florida. Through its Bold Goal, Humana has partnered with Florida health care providers, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and employers to improve the health of Floridians 20% by 2020 and beyond. The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana, also has provided strategic community investments to charitable organizations in Broward County, Tampa Bay and Jacksonville to support health-focused programs.
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:
- 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
Humana is a Medicare Advantage organization with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in any Humana plan depends on contract renewal.