If a member chooses to enroll in HumanaBeginnings, a personal maternity nurse conducts an initial health assessment of the member by telephone. The nurse works with the member via scheduled phone calls throughout her enrollment in the program to provide education and support, to facilitate services and to refer her to additional resources as needed. The resources may include prenatal classes and support for breastfeeding, multiple births and bereavement.
All expectant moms who enroll receive individualized support. Educational focuses include:
Members at risk for early delivery may be eligible for coverage of 17P (hydroxyprogesterone) injections and/or Humana’s 17P Pregnancy Support Program. Members should call the number on the back of their ID card to determine eligibility.
The program is provided to eligible members as part of their benefit package and at no additional cost. The program is available to:
HumanaBeginnings is available in all markets, except Puerto Rico
To enroll in the program, members should call 1-888-847-9960 Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Central time, or Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. TTY users should dial 711. Members also can sign up by logging in to their Humana.com account, then selecting "Get Healthy," “Health Programs” and "HumanaBeginnings." They will be prompted to take a short assessment to start the enrollment process.
More than 150,000 members have enrolled in the program since it was created in 2000.
We encourage our members and their primary care physicians or obstetricians to notify Humana as early as possible about a pregnancy. For more information about HumanaBeginnings, members and health care providers can call Humana at 1-888-847-9960 Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Central time, or Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
These programs and tools are not insurance products and are not guaranteed under any contract. Humana is not required to provide these services, but makes them available to eligible members at no additional cost.