Physicians Encouraged to Participate in Humana Close-the-Gaps Sweepstakes

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Each week from Nov. 23, 2015, through March 7, 2016, 35 individual physicians will win $1,000 prepaid cards as part of the Humana Close-the-Gaps Sweepstakes. Winning physician names are drawn weekly from a sweepstakes pool, with a total of $560,000 in gift cards awarded to physicians by the end of the sweepstakes. To be included in the pool, physicians only need to complete the necessary eligibility requirements.

Eligibility requirements

  • Individual physicians will receive one entry for each open Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) Stars measure gap in care closed per individual Humana-covered patient.
  • Entries do not carry over from week to week. Physicians begin accumulating entries again in the week following the winning week.
  • An eligible physician also may enter simply by sending an email during the entry period asking to register for the sweepstakes and providing his/her name, tax identification number (TIN), national provider identifier (NPI), practice mailing address and phone number. Send the request to
  • The Humana Close-the-Gaps Sweepstakes is in addition to any Humana reward program in which a physician or physician’s practice may be participating.

For details about Humana-covered patients with open gaps in care, physicians can review the materials in their Stars Quality Report (SQR) mailing. (Some Stars Quality Reports are delivered or faxed to physician practices.)

Key dates

  • The Humana Close-the-Gaps Sweepstakes began on Nov. 11, 2015, and closes Feb. 29, 2016.
  • Drawings are held weekly from Nov. 23, 2015, with the final drawing on March 7, 2016.
  • The 35 weekly winners will receive their $1,000 prepaid cards by mail or personal delivery after each of the drawings.

For questions about the Humana Close-the-Gaps Sweepstakes or for copies of SQR materials, physicians can call Humana Stars Quality Information at 1-888-483-5679, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time.