BATON ROUGE, LA--(Marketwire - Nov 28, 2012) - Medistar Home Health today announced that is has been selected by Humana in its first competitive bid process in the state of Louisiana. Such process covered four of Humana's Louisiana regions and Medistar was chosen to provide home health services throughout the state, including the regions in Humana's bid process, Baton Rouge and Shreveport, as well as some areas in its New Orleans and North Shore regions. In making this selection, Humana reviewed and considered Medistar's scope of services, quality of care, financial metrics, and geographic service area.
A current partner and provider of care to Humana's members throughout Louisiana, Medistar has been chosen as one of the select few home health agencies to continue serving these Louisiana regions and this will allow its members the benefit of receiving the highest quality of care possible from one of the nation's top home health care organizations.
"We're pleased to have been chosen by Humana in its first Competitive Bid Process and look forward to continuing to provide state-of-the-art care to Humana's members," commented Gina Creel, Chief Operating Officer at Medistar. "Humana's choice of Medistar in the regions in which we operate that were included in this new selection process is a testament to our years of experience. Our point-of-care EMR, combined with quality patient care that has been recognized as being among the best in the country for six consecutive years, highlight the capabilities in which Humana focused in selecting Medistar Home Health."
Medistar looks forward to welcoming Humana members in the Baton Rouge and Shreveport regions.
About Medistar Home Health
Medistar Home Health is a nationally recognized Medicare-certified home health agency, a member of the National Hospital to Home Quality Improvement Initiative, a Premier and Gold Participant in the Home Health Quality Improvement National Campaign and received the Home Health Quality Initiative's Best Practices Early Adopter and Gold Medal Awards. Medistar Home Health has been serving Louisiana patients in the familiar surroundings of their homes since 1983. "Our mission is to a positive difference in the lives of our patients, our healthcare partners, and our valued employees as we provide superior quality and passionate care, while adhering to the highest standards of excellence." To find out more, visit www.medistarhomehealth.com