New agreement provides Humana Medicare Advantage HMO members with access to the largest physician practice group in the Louisville region
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – August 1, 2018 – University of Louisville Physicians, the largest, multi-specialty physician practice in Louisville, and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, have signed an agreement that expands in-network access for Humana Medicare HMO members at UofL Physicians primary care and specialty clinics in Kentucky.
The agreement provides in-network access for Humana Medicare Advantage HMO members seeking treatment at UofL Physicians’ 78 sub-specialties, 1,200 dedicated staff professionals, more than 600 primary care and specialty physicians, and University of Louisville Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.
“We are pleased to partner our region’s premiere health care provider practice with an organization that matches our emphasis on quality, outcomes and excellence,” said UofL Physicians Senior Vice President of Contracting Becky Lamb. “This agreement with Humana provides greater access to multi- and sub-specialty care for the people of Kentuckiana and beyond.”
“Humana is synonymous with health in Louisville,” said Humana Regional President Eric Bohannon. “Part of our commitment to the community’s health is offering options for our members to receive medical services. We’re excited to include the expertise of University of Louisville Physicians in these options.”
As of March 31, 2018, Humana has approximately NUMBER Medicare Advantage members in the state. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.