Humana offers a wide range of healthcare-related individual insurance products, including health, dental, and vision. Health plans are available in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia. The company also sells life and supplemental insurance plans.
Humana sponsors various wellness programs, including Humana Helps for people wanting to better understand the Affordable Care Act, and HumanaVitality, a rewards program aimed at encouraging blood donation, exercise, preventive screenings, and smoking cessation.
For the last 15 years Humana has been responsible for administering the Department of Defense TRICARE program. Advocating for members of the military has been a long-time focus of the company whose emphasis is on finding solutions to common healthcare issues faced by veterans.
Humana is based in Louisville, Kentucky. It is the third largest healthcare company in the U.S., serving over 13 million customers. Humana’s network includes more than 350,000 medical providers and over 3,000 hospitals. The company has been in business since 1961 and had its beginnings in the nursing home care industry.
Like many insurance companies, Humana’s product offerings include the following types of plans: HMO, PPO, POS, and EPO.