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Humana Medicare Advantage Members Now Have In-Network Access to Vidant Health

June 25, 2020 posted by Vidant Health News

Greenville, N.C. – June 25, 2020 Vidant Health, one of the region’s leading integrated health systems, and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, today announced an agreement to expand health care options for Humana Medicare Advantage members in eastern North Carolina.

“As a leading rural health care provider responsible for caring for more than 1.4 million people in eastern North Carolina, Vidant is proud to expand in-network access to care for those we serve,” said Dr. Michael Waldrum, CEO, Vidant Health. “Notably, this agreement with Humana directly supports the 2021 enrollment of State Health Plan retirees and works toward the State Treasurer’s goal of reducing costs and realizing savings for the state.”

The new agreement, which takes effect July 1, means current Humana Medicare Advantage members will now have in-network access to Vidant’s nine hospitals, multiple outpatient facilities, and close to 1,000 individual practitioners across the health system’s 29-county service area.

“We’re excited to team up with Vidant to expand the number of quality medical facilities and health care practitioners available to our current and future members,” said Shawn Gallagher, Regional Vice President, Humana. “This includes the State of North Carolina retirees whom we are privileged to serve beginning Jan. 1, 2021.”

About Humana

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.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at, including copies of:

  • Annual reports to stockholders
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  • Most recent investor conference presentations
  • Quarterly earnings news releases and conference calls
  • Calendar of events
  • Corporate Governance information

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a mission-driven, 1,512-bed health system that annually serves more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is made up of more than 13,000 employees, nine hospitals, home health, hospice, wellness centers, and Vidant Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician and provider group with more than 500 providers in more than 90 locations in eastern North Carolina. Vidant is affiliated with The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant has a mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina. For more information, visit

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