Forbes January 20, 2022
Humana is expanding physician-staffed primary care clinics into three more states, increasing to more than 240 the number of such centers the health insurer operates by the end of this year.
CenterWell Senior Primary Care, part of a business Humana created two years ago as a joint venture with private equity giant Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, already has 200 “senior-focused” primary care centers that operate under the CenterWell or Conviva brands. On Thursday, Humana said its primary care organization plans to grow to “240 to 260 centers by the end of 2022” with the biggest part of the expansion coming from the CenterWell facilities that will expand to 12 states from nine currently.
The expansion comes as Humana’s rivals...