2021 Fall events in East Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Fall is finally among us! What if your favorite fall activity? Is it pumpkin or apple picking, corn mazes, haunted houses, bonfires, hayrides? Whatever it is, you can get into the fall spirit with one of the many events around East Tennessee. Maple Lane Farms announced...
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SJSO recognizes groups supporting hurricane relief

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office sends a sincere thank you to the Harrison County Sheriff Office and Fire Department, One Coast One Relief Campaign of south Mississippi, St. Mary Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Rep. Garret Graves’ office, Texas Calvary Disaster Response, Texas Relief Warriors, City of Seabrook, Texas, Envent Cleaning Supplies, Joey Getz and the National Open Wheel 600 Touring Series, Kelly Gibson Golf Foundation, Eatel, Winn Dixie, the Jeremy Triche Foundation, and Frisard Companies for the truckloads of supplies delivered over the past three weeks to distribute to the community in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
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Humana (HUM), Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Tie Up for Better Healthcare

Humana Inc. HUM formed an alliance with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic to enhance access to Humana Medicare Advantage HMO plans for eligible members in Houston. The deal is expected to be effective Jan 1, 2022. Humana Medicare Advantage HMO members from Houston will be able to avail of medical care at more than 26 Kelsey-Seybold Clinic points and access more than 500 providers in 55 medical specialties in the Houston-Galveston area.

Humana (NYSE:HUM) Could Be A Buy For Its Upcoming Dividend

Some investors rely on dividends for growing their wealth, and if you're one of those dividend sleuths, you might be intrigued to know that Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) is about to go ex-dividend in just 3 days. The ex-dividend date is one business day before a company's record date, which is the date on which the company determines which shareholders are entitled to receive a dividend. The ex-dividend date is important because any transaction on a stock needs to have been settled before the record date in order to be eligible for a dividend. Thus, you can purchase Humana's shares before the 29th of September in order to receive the dividend, which the company will pay on the 29th of October.

Centene, Humana sue Merck, allege 'monopolistic scheme' to inflate drug prices

Centene and Humana each filed a lawsuit Sept. 22 alleging pharmaceutical company Merck stifled generic drug competition to inflate prices for Zetia and Vytorin, which treat high cholesterol. The independent lawsuits allege Merck fielded a "monopolistic scheme" that allowed them to maintain strong profits as new chemical exclusivity periods drew...

Humana, Kelsey-Seybold team to expand Humana's Medicare Advantage provider network

Major insurer Humana has partnered with multi-specialty group practice Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, signing an in-network agreement that Humana hopes will allow expanded access to value-based care, through a broadening of its Medicare Advantage provider network in the Houston area. The insurer expects the move will expand access to care to include...
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LSCO hosts job fair with SETX Workforce Solutions

The first local PNC Bank branch to transition from BBVA after the substantial merger of both companies has been announced. The bank branch on 8425 Phelan Boulevard in Beaumont has officially received a certificate of occupancy from the city of Beaumont to transfer its name and ownership to PNC Bank.

6,393 Shares in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) Acquired by L & S Advisors Inc

L & S Advisors Inc acquired a new position in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 6,393 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,830,000. Several other hedge funds also...

ACA individual market premium rates could increase 6.6% in Florida

Upon completion of a review from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR), 2022 monthly premium rates for individual market plans under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) were approved on Tuesday. That average rate change for existing individual market plans will increase by 6.6%, according to OIR.

Member satisfaction: How do health insurers stack up?

The top 25 health insurance companies are competing fiercely for high member satisfaction scores, with UnitedHealth, Humana and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan earning top honors in the new Health Insurance Edition of the Verint Experience Index (VXI). The difference between customer satisfaction scores from highest to lowest was just under nine points out of a possible 100 — suggesting that all insurers included in the survey are performing at elevated levels.

New board members join Kentucky Derby Museum

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Derby Museum welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors with the addition of entrepreneur, Tawana Bain, and horse racing businesswoman, Anita Ebert. Additionally, several current Board Members are taking on new roles. Glenn Haygood, President & General Manager at WLKY-TV will serve as chair,...

Health-care pricing doesn't work. Washington can fix it.

Anyone who has ever gotten a serious medical procedure in this country is familiar with our perplexing medical billing practices. You get the surgery with no idea of its final price. Some time later, you get a bill with a long list of incomprehensible line items and a total as much as 20 times what you'd pay in Europe. If you're lucky, your insurer covers most of it.

Dreamforce 2021 – Volkswagen and Humana share Commerce Cloud rollout lessons

At this week’s Dreamforce, two very different organizations – a car manufacturer and a healthcare company - detailed their journeys to e-commerce in sectors that have typically remained firmly bricks-and-mortar. They also offered some useful lessons for other businesses planning digital projects. Volkswagen do Brasil has been focused on delivering...