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Humana Keeps HCA, Adds FL Hospital

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The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Hospital Corporation of America hospitals will remain “in-network” under Humana health insurance plans, the Tampa Bay Times reports.The HCA chain is one of the largest nationally and has 22 hospitals and surgery centers in the Tampa Bay area. The new two-year contract with HCA follows an announcement that Florida Hospital facilities will be available to Humana customers with individual health plans -- including plans purchased on HealthCare.gov -- starting Aug. 1. 

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