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HMO, hospital strike a deal

NEW YORK -- Humana Inc., Florida's largest HMO, and hospital chain Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. reached a deal late Wednesday to continue providing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/02/tec_258017.shtml
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United Healthcare-Humana merger derailed

MINNEAPOLIS -- United HealthCare Corp.'s acquisition of Humana Inc., once valued at $5.5 billion, has been derailed by a plunge in United's stock price. The companies said today that they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/11/bus_235750.shtml
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Merger makes health care giant

...MINNEAPOLIS -- Continuing a wave of consolidation in the health care industry, United HealthCare Corp. plans to buy Humana Inc. in a $5.3 billion stock deal that would create one of the nation's largest managed care companies. The combined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/29/bus_229710.shtml
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Contract dispute may leave patients without healthcare coverage

NEW YORK -- Thousands of Floridians may have to find a new hospital because of a contract disputebetween Humana Inc., the state's largest health maintenance organization, and hospital chain Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. Humana and Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/01/bus_257832.shtml
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New prescription drug plans shun discounts to save money

NEW YORK -- It sounds counterintuitive: Give up discounts to save money. Several insurers including Humana Inc. and WellPoint Health Networks are experimenting with new prescription drug plans that do exactly that in an effort to curb soaring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/22/bus_409550.shtml
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Big Movers in the Stock Market

...bought by its smaller rival Sanofi-Synthelabo for about $63 billion in cash and stock, less than had been expected. Humana Inc., down $1.30 at $17.71 The managed care company reported strong earnings, but its top executive talked of increasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/27/fin_413588.shtml
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Group files suit against HMOs

...of Pacificare Health Systems Inc., Foundation Health Systems Inc., Cigna Healthcare, Prudential Health Care and Humana Inc. Spokesmen for several of the companies said the lawsuits are similar to others filed during the past two months and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/25/bus_276003.shtml
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What is a consumer-driven health plan?

...Foundation, which studies health care issues. For example, in a consumer-driven plan offered through employers by insurer Humana Inc., workers and each family member typically receives an allowance of $500 a year. It is up to the employee and family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/07/fin_407979.shtml
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Consumers increasingly turning to fast medicine

...insurance companies is also growing; about 40 percent to 50 percent of clinics accept insurance from providers like Humana Inc., UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Aetna Inc., according to CCA. "(Store-based clinics) provide another access...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/12/bus_139255.shtml
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Rising health care costs encourage innovation

...will be doing more cost sharing going forward," said Michael McCallister, president and chief executive officer of Humana Inc., a Louisville, Ky. based insurer. Humana has launched several pilot programs, including the one now used by Rebecca...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/31/bus_330198.shtml
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