Fierce Health IT February 25, 2021
Paige Minemyer

Humana is teaming with Missouri-based health system Mercy to grow access to virtual health resources.

Humana’s Medicare Advantage members will have in-network access to Mercy Virtual, the system’s “hospital without beds,” the companies announced Thursday. Mercy Virtual is staffed with more than 300 clinicians and provides care around the clock, including virtual primary care.

As part of the partnership, Mercy is also entering into a value-based care arrangement with Humana.

“This agreement unites two organizations striving to offer care that is more accessible, personalized and coordinated—a commitment that is more important than ever right now,” said Jeremy Gaskill, Humana regional Medicare president, in a statement. “We’re pleased to broaden our efforts to improve the health and well-being of people in...

 
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