Home Health Care News July 28, 2021
Joyce Famakinwa

Despite still reeling from COVID-19-related headwinds, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) experienced better-than-expected results in its home and provider businesses during the second quarter of 2021.

“Our strong operating performance this year is, in part, attributed to our strong partnerships with providers who are delivering high-quality care to our members,” Bruce Broussard, president and CEO of Humana, said during a Q2 earnings call on Wednesday.

Currently, 87% of the company’s provider partners and value-based arrangements are in surplus, according to Broussard.

As an organization, Humana has long championed the importance of a value-based mindset, believing that a “total-cost-of-care approach” could contribute to improved outcomes overall, especially in home health care.

“We have a very strong belief that a value-based mindset needs...

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