Good news for Humana I guess, but when it comes down to the matter at hand, it makes no real difference unless it is YOUR claim, at least that is the way I tend to look at such matters with an industry that continues to struggle with transparency. BD
Pays Claims Fastest with the Fewest Denials in the Health Care Industry LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(Business Wire)-- Humana (NYSE: HUM) has been named the easiest payer for medical providers to do business with in a review of 2008 claims payment data conducted by athenahealth, Inc. and Physician`s Practice magazine. The latest annual PayerView Rankings were released today. athenahealth, a provider of billing and electronic health record services to medical groups, and Physicians Practice, a respected medical journal, conduct the ranking annually as a way of grading insurance companies on their business dealings with physicians. Humana was also the top ranked payer in the inaugural PayerView Rankings in 2005.