Traditionally a minor player in managed Medicaid compared to other managed care organizations, Humana is adding three new states to its managed Medicaid book following its award of Medicaid contracts in Oklahoma and South Carolina, and its acquisition of a full ownership stake in Wisconsin-based iCare. The three markets are expected to add tens of thousands of new members to the insurerÕs Medicaid segment, and expand its ability to provide coverage for the dual eligible population that qualifies for both Medicare and Medicaid. Dual eligibles have been a focal point for the company recently, especially as Humana looks to improve chronic care management and address social determinants of health for many low-income seniors.


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