Humana Finalizes Deal to Acquire Wisconsin Managed Care Plan
Humana will acquire Inclusa in a bid to bulk up its Medicaid services
By: Catie Hillard
August 16, 2022 – Humana announced that it finalized a deal to acquire Inclusa, a managed care plan in Wisconsin. Inclusa is a managed care organization that provides long-term care and support services (LTSS) to 16,600 seniors and adults living with disabilities through Wisconsin’s Family Care program.
The deal involves Humana acquiring most of the assets that Inclusa owns and will boost the number of Medicaid recipients enrolled in Humana plans. Currently, Humana services approximately 1 million Medicaid beneficiaries across Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Wisconsin. The acquisition of Inclusa will add to this number, as will its recently awarded contracts in Ohio and Louisiana.
“For decades, Humana has been focused on improving the health and wellbeing of the people of Wisconsin and we are pleased to expand both our geographic presence and the scope of services we can offer through the acquisition of Inclusa,” said John Barger, President of Humana Medicaid. “The long-term care services delivered by Inclusa and their contracted providers under Wisconsin’s Family Care program provide important assistance for eligible individuals that value their member-centered care model. We look forward to combining Inclusa’s and Humana’s expertise and capabilities to grow the Inclusa business and help even more people get the long-term care they need.”
Inclusa works with over 6,000 service providers across around 40 service categories. They are contracted with the State of Wisconsin and permitted through the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance to provide Family Care services and supports in 68 of the 72 counties in Wisconsin. Their services are designed to help eligible seniors and adults with disabilities live independently at home so they can remain active members of the community.
“Since our founding in 2000, the mission of Inclusa has been to maximize health outcomes for our members by proactively partnering with others to build vibrant and inclusive communities in Wisconsin that offer people dignity, choice, and connections,” said Mark Hilliker, Chief Executive Officer of Inclusa. “I am proud of the success we have achieved and look forward to the greater impact our team can have as part of Humana.”
The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary state regulatory filings as well as other customary closing conditions.
To read the full press release from Humana, click here.
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