Our mission is to continue to provide accessible, affordable care to our communities.
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 20, 2015
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and Florida Hospital signed a new agreement that allows Humana individual members, including those enrolled in exchange plans, to receive in-network care at Florida Hospital locations in the Tampa Bay area. Humana also has existing agreements with Florida Hospital that provide its Medicare Advantage and commercial group members in-network access to Florida Hospital facilities.
“Our mission is to continue to provide accessible, affordable care to our communities,” said Mike Schultz, President and CEO of Florida Hospital West Florida Region. “Florida Hospital is committed to providing expertise and compassionate patient care at all of our hospitals. This new agreement with Humana allows us to continue meeting the healthcare needs of the community.”
The new contract, effective Aug. 1, 2015, covers Florida Hospital Tampa, Florida Hospital Carrollwood, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Florida Hospital North Pinellas and Florida Hospital Connerton, Long Term Acute Care.
“We’re pleased to report that, with this new agreement covering our individual members, all of our Humana members now have in-network access to care at Florida Hospital’s quality facilities in the Tampa Bay area,” said Humana Individual President Steve DeRaleau.
Florida Hospital also signed a new agreement, which took effect July 1, to provide all Humana commercial group and individual members, including exchange plan members, in-network care to Florida Hospital facilities in the Orlando area.
About Florida Hospital West Florida Region
The Florida Hospital West Florida Region is a not-for-profit 1,257-bed hospital system composed of 9 hospitals including Florida Hospital Tampa/Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, Florida Hospital Carrollwood, Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Florida Hospital North Pinellas, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Sebring, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Lake Placid and Florida Hospital Wauchula. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 23 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.FloridaHospital.com.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, 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.
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- Quarterly earnings news releases;
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- Calendar of events; and
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