The philanthropic arm of health insurance giant Humana plans to invest 13 million dollars to fund the “health equity” movement.
The Humana Foundation’s $13 million donation “includes the launch of a $7.5 million Health Equity Innovation Fund, which will identify and scale new solutions to eliminate health disparities,” the organization explains.
CEO of the Humana Foundation Tiffany Benjamin remarked, “We’re addressing the need for more innovation, services and training to ensure greater equity in our nation’s mental health services.”
In addition to the $7.5 million dedicated to the Health Equity Innovation Fund, $5.5 million in grants will go to various community organizations, some of which will be dedicated to “expanding racial equity training among the mental health workforce.”
While some of the organizations that are set to receive grants perform…