Humana and foundation commit $2.2 million to COVID, hurricane relief

Humana and foundation commit $2.2 million to COVID, hurricane relief

Health insurance giant Humana and the Humana Foundation have announced commitments totaling more than $2.2 million in support of COVID-19 relief and hurricane recovery efforts in Louisiana.

Commitments include $1.05 million in direct support from the foundation and the insurance company's Bold Goal initiative to community-based organizations providing COVID-related services across the state, including five Feeding America member food banks, local Volunteers of America and March of Dimes organizations, and Federally Qualified Health Centers. Another $200,000 has been allocated in support of hurricane recovery efforts. 

In addition, Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana, Inc. and Humana Insurance Company in Louisiana have contributed more than $1 million in support of local organizations responding to the pandemic by providing meals to frontline workers and supplying face masks to schools, health centers, and homeless shelters.

"Humana has a long history in the state of Louisiana with a strong commitment to quality care and population health," said Humana Medicaid regional president Tony Mollica. "At Humana, the decisions we make as a company are based on meeting our members' physical, emotional, and social health needs, and we are grateful to have the opportunity to help our communities with both COVID-19 relief and hurricane recovery efforts."

(Photo credit: Humana Foundation)