The Humana Healthy Foods Card is a benefits card offered to eligible Humana Medicare Advantage members that helps reduce out-of-pocket costs on healthy food items. The card allows members to save money when shopping for healthy food options at a variety of participating grocery stores and retailers nationwide.
Overview of the Humana Healthy Foods Card
The Humana Healthy Foods Card program launched in 2020 as part of Humana’s goal to improve health outcomes for its members. The card offers discounts and rewards to encourage healthy eating habits. Here are some key details about the healthy foods card:
- Available to eligible Humana Medicare Advantage members
- Can be used at major grocery store chains and retailers with pharmacies
- Discounts fresh produce, dairy items, beans, fish, poultry and more
- Average savings of $240 per member household per year
- Balances roll over month-to-month if not used
- Card is loaded with rewards value each month
Humana has partnered with Solutran to power and administer the Humana Healthy Foods Card program. Solutran works with the participating retailers to apply discounts automatically when eligible items are purchased.
2024 Participating Stores
As of 2024, the following major grocery store chains and retailers with pharmacies have been confirmed as participating partners in the Humana Healthy Foods Card program:
- Kroger Family of Stores
- Fred Meyer
- King Soopers
- City Market
- Food 4 Less
- Sprouts Farmers Market
- Earth Fare
- Fresh Thyme
- Giant Eagle
- Jewel Osco
- Price Chopper
- Sav A Lot
- Smart & Final
- Stater Bros
- The Fresh Market
- United Supermarkets
The list of participating stores may vary by location but includes more than 25,000 stores across over 1,600 brands nationwide. Members are encouraged to check the Humana website or mobile app to find participating stores and healthy foods offers in their area.
Eligible Foods & Average Savings
The Humana Healthy Foods Card provides discounts on thousands of fresh, frozen and canned healthy food options sold at participating grocery stores. Here are some examples of popular items that are eligible for discounts:
Fresh Fruits & Vegetables:
- Apples, bananas, berries, citrus fruits
- Broccoli, carrots, salad greens, sweet potatoes
- Average savings of 10% on fresh produce
Dairy & Eggs:
- Milk, cheese slices and shreds, yogurt
- Butter, sour cream
- Eggs Average savings of 15% on dairy and eggs
Beans, Lentils & Legumes:
- Canned or dried beans and peas
- Tofu Average savings of 5% on plant-based proteins
Frozen Fruits, Vegetables & Meals:
- Berries, vegetables, veggie mixes
- Pre-packaged meals Average savings of 20% on frozen items
- Fruit cups
- Nut mixes
- Popcorn Average savings of 25% on qualifying snacks
With average total savings around $240 per year, the healthy foods rewards can make a significant impact on grocery budgets for eligible Medicare members.
How to Use the Humana Healthy Foods Card
Using the Humana Healthy Foods Card to save money on groceries is easy:
- Verify Eligibility: Check if you have received a Humana Healthy Foods Card or are eligible for this benefit through the MyHumana member portal or mobile app. New cards are mailed out to eligible members automatically each year.
- Locate Participating Retailers: Use the store locator on Humana’s website or mobile app to find nearby participating grocery store chains and pharmacies. Bring your list of needed healthy items.
- Shop for Discounted Foods: Shop for fresh produce, dairy, frozen meals and more. Discounts apply automatically when the card is scanned at checkout. You’ll see savings labeled as “Healthy Foods” on your receipt.
- Check Balances: After shopping, check your available Healthy Foods Card balance in your account. Any unused funds roll over month-to-month.
- Redeem Expiring Balances: Be sure to use your available rewards during each benefit year before they expire. Grocery purchases help redeem your balance.
Following these simple steps makes saving money on nutritious foods with the Humana Healthy Foods Card very straightforward. Check each month to see updated offers and discounts available in your area.
Frequently Asked Questions on Humana Healthy Foods Card
What is the benefit year for the healthy foods rewards?
The benefit year aligns with the calendar year – unused rewards expire on December 31 and the balance refreshes each January 1.
Can I use the card at any grocery store?
No, the card can only be used at major chains and participating retailers that have an agreement with Humana and Solutran. Check the list of confirmed participating stores.
Do I need to register my card?
No, new Humana Healthy Foods Cards are automatically mailed to all eligible members every year in January. The card is pre-loaded and ready to use at checkout.
What if I lost my physical card?
You can request replacement cards by calling Humana member services or accessing your digital card through the Humana mobile app.
Why were no discounts applied during my recent purchase?
Make sure the item purchased is an eligible healthy food option according to program guidelines for fresh produce, dairy, etc. Discounts may not apply to certain brand name items.