Humana

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Humana
Humana logo.svg
Humana's logo
Type Public
Industry Health insurance
Essential service(s) Yes
Country United States
Official website
Twitter (@Humana)
COVID-19 webpage
English Wikipedia article

Humana is a national health insurance provider in the United States.

COVID-19 response

Consumers

  • 24 March 2020 (13 days since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic):
    • Encouraging: Waived out-of-pocket costs associated with COVID-19 testing.[1]
    • Encouraging: Waived telemedicine costs for all urgent care 90 days.[1][2]
    • Encouraging: Allowing early refills on regular prescription medications.[1][2]
  • Encouraging 30 March 2020 (WHO.svg+19 dayssrc): Waived customer cost-sharing and co-payments for all treatments related to COVID-19.[3]

Employees

  • Encouraging 16 March 2020 (WHO.svg+5 dayssrc): Sent an email saying that they are "strongly encouraging employees who are able to work from home to do so."[4]

News articles

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Humana Expands Access to Telehealth Services to Help Reduce Coronavirus Risk | Humana Healthcare". press.humana.com. Retrieved 2020-04-06.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Health Insurance Providers Respond to Coronavirus (COVID-19)". AHIP. 2020-04-06. Retrieved 2020-04-06.
  3. Japsen, Bruce. "Cigna, Humana Waive Patient Out-Of-Pocket Costs For All Coronavirus Treatment". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-04-06.
  4. McGregor, Jena. "UnitedHealth Group tells employees to go to work unless they are in a high-risk group, have covid-19 symptoms or meet other exceptions". Washington Post. Retrieved 2020-04-06.