Humana Approved as Direct Contracting Entity, Plans to Partner with Hospices

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) to become a direct contracting entity (DCE). The company has branded the DCE as Humana Direct Contracting Entity, Inc., which operates as Humana Care Solutions. The new DCE plans to partner with hospice and palliative care providers to improve quality […]

Humana Obtains Full Ownership of Kindred at Home in $8.1 Billion Deal

Insurance giant Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has penned a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining 60% stake in Kindred at Home for $8.1 billion. Humana, which currently holds 40% ownership of the business, is purchasing the additional stake from the private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.  The $8.1 billion price […]