Humana to eliminate 180 home health positions

Louisville, Ky.-based Humana is cutting 180 jobs in its home health division, Insider Louisville reports.

Humana spokesperson Kate Marx told Becker’s Hospital Review the cuts reflect "organizational changes."

"While these decisions are never easy, helping our Humana members living with chronic conditions and functional limitations maintain the highest possible quality of life at home remains the goal of our Humana At Home division and a critical element of the company's strategy going forward," Ms. Marx said.

She added some employees may be eligible for employment within the company. The insurer has almost 2,000 open positions nationally.

In February, Humana announced it would lay off about 500 workers in Ohio and Florida by April 3 as it scales back its home health division's workforce. 

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