LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) will hold a series of 27 informational seminars in cities across Kentucky for KRS retirees interested in learning about their new Medicare Advantage health plan options through Humana.
The new plan, effective January 1, 2013, offers KRS members a wide array of health and wellness benefits, including industry-leading clinical programs and access to fitness center memberships through SilverSneakers®. SilverSneakers offers free health education seminars, exercise classes and social activities that help members manage their health and allow them to interact with others who share an interest in a healthy lifestyle.
“We’re utilizing many communication channels to give KRS members information about their plan options and give them the tools they need to get the most from their health plan benefits,” said Rick Remmers, Vice President of Employer Group Distribution Leadership for Humana. “The seminars we’re holding across Kentucky are an ideal way for KRS members to get information and ask questions face-to-face, allowing them to fully understand their options.”
“This new benefit plan will give our members the coverage they need and address important lifestyle issues at the same time,” said Bill Thielen, KRS Executive Director.
The seminars will give KRS retirees detailed information about Medicare Advantage and how it works, specific benefits of the Humana health plan available through KRS, and how to enroll.
The KRS and Humana seminar schedule is as follows:
|Louisville||Oct. 8||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport|
|Louisville||Oct. 9||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport|
|Louisville||Oct. 10||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport|
|Louisville||Oct. 11||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Holiday Inn Louisville East|
|Frankfort||Oct. 15||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Capital Plaza Hotel|
|Frankfort||Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Capital Plaza Hotel|
|Lexington||Oct. 17||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Lexington Convention Center|
|Lexington||Oct. 18||10 a.m.||Lexington Convention Center|
|Hebron||Oct. 12||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Marriott Cincinnati Airport|
|Owensboro||Oct. 19||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Riverpark Center|
|Bowling Green||Oct. 9||10 a.m. & 2 p.m.||Knicely Conference Center|
|Paducah||Oct. 12||10 a.m.||Paducah Convention Center|
|Richmond||Oct. 19||10 a.m.||EKU Performing Arts Center|
|Elizabethtown||Oct. 8||10 a.m.||Pritchard Community Center|
|Ashland||Oct. 17||10 a.m.||Ashland Plaza Hotel|
|Evansville, IN||Oct. 11||10 a.m.||Evansville Vandenburgh Public Library|
|Pikeville||Oct. 16||10 a.m.||East Kentucky Expo Center|
|Corbin||Oct. 15||10 a.m.||Corbin Tech Center|
Reservations are required in order to provide adequate space and seating. For more information or to make reservations, call Humana Customer Care at 1-800-824-8242 (TTY 711) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
For more information about Humana Medicare Advantage plan options available to KRS members, please visit Humana.com/krs.
The contract with the Kentucky Retirement System was awarded to Humana in August 2012. Humana will provide Medicare Advantage health plan options for up to 36,000 KRS Medicare eligible retirees.
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