Kidney care provider Monogram Health and leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) have announced a new value-based care agreement for most Humana Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO plan members in four states who live with chronic kidney disease.
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Value-based care focuses on the collaboration and coordination of all aspects of a patient’s care, and this agreement is designed to help improve quality of life for the members who have chronic kidney disease in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The members can now access Monogram’s specialized resources, which include in-home primary and specialty care visits, medication management, dialysis and transplant coordination, palliative care, and social services.
“With millions of Americans living with chronic kidney disease and the number continuing to grow, Humana is committed to increasing access to evidence-based, multi-specialty kidney care to ensure our members have the services they need without having to leave home,” said Carl Daley, Humana Senior Vice President of Retail Strategy and Operations. “Building on our existing relationship with Monogram is an important way we can provide the highest levels of support and access to care for our members.”
“This important step forward strengthens our already impactful relationship with Humana, allowing us to continue our mission-driven work of transforming care for people with chronic conditions,” said Monogram CEO Mike Uchrin. “We’re proud Monogram can now bring even more value to Humana and the members they serve.”
Humana has an extensive and growing value-based care presence. As of June 30, 2022, Humana has more than 3.2 million individual Medicare Advantage and commercial members who are cared for by 75,600 primary care providers in more than 1,000 value-based relationships across 46 states and Puerto Rico. Humana’s total Medicare Advantage membership is approximately 5.1 million members, which includes members affiliated with providers in value-based and standard Medicare Advantage settings.
Humana Inc. is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.
To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective.
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About Monogram Health
Monogram Health is a leading value-based provider of in-home nephrology, primary care, and benefit management services for individuals with chronic kidney and end-stage renal disease. The company deploys an innovative in-home care delivery model and technology-driven array of evidence-based clinical services, including complex case and disease management, utilization management, and medication therapy management to transform the way health care is delivered for those with kidney disease. This model of care has been shown to dramatically improve patient outcomes and quality of life while reducing medical costs across the health care continuum. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, and privately held by Frist Cressey Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, and TPG Capital, Monogram Health has numerous value-based partnerships with leading health plans to care for patients across 33 states and all insurance products. To learn more about Monogram Health, please visit here.
Other providers are available in the Humana network. Provider may also contract with other plan sponsors.