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Humana Awards Grants to Nonprofit Organizations in Communities Served by Concentra

Five nonprofits awarded a total of $100,000 in recognition of Humana’s acquisition of Concentra Inc.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010 10:15 am EST

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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"We’re excited about what the acquisition of Concentra will mean not only for Humana members and current Concentra patients, but also because Humana will deepen its commitment to the many U.S. communities served by Concentra"

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that five U.S. nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $100,000 as an expression of Humana’s commitment to the many communities served by Concentra health care facilities. Late yesterday, Humana announced that it had completed its previously announced acquisition of Concentra Inc., a privately held health care company based in Addison, Texas.

“We’re excited about what the acquisition of Concentra will mean not only for Humana members and current Concentra patients, but also because Humana will deepen its commitment to the many U.S. communities served by Concentra,” said Mike McCallister, Humana’s chairman of the board and chief executive officer.

Through its affiliated clinicians, Concentra delivers medical and wellness services to workers and the general public from more than 300 medical centers in 42 states. Nearly 3 million Humana medical members live near a Concentra center. In addition to its medical center locations, Concentra serves employer customers by providing a broad range of health advisory services and operating more than 240 worksite medical facilities.

Nonprofit organizations receiving grants from Humana were selected based on their history of service to their respective regions. The nonprofits are located in Atlanta; Chicago; Dallas; Lewiston, Maine; and Tempe, Ariz. They include:

Make a Wish Foundation Georgia, based in Atlanta, gives hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions by granting more than 300 wishes each year in Georgia and Alabama. Fulfilling a child’s wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family. For more information, visit http://www.ga-al.wish.org/.

Metropolitan Family Services, based in Chicago, has been a voice for families for more than 150 years. With compassionate counsel and services for families struggling to overcome incredible challenges, Metropolitan Family Services makes a difference in their lives and provides hope for their future. From early childhood programs to elder-care services, every family member is encouraged to work together to realize their strength. For more information, visit http://www.metrofamily.org.

Special Olympics Texas, based in Dallas, provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This gives them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. For more information, visit http://www.sotx.org/.

The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing, based in Lewiston, Maine, provides the highest quality of education, support and wellness services to enhance the quality of life of individuals, families and communities affected by cancer. The center is an integral part of cancer care at The Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center and affiliated cancer clinics at Bridgton and Rumford hospitals. Located on the CMMC campus, the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing provides support, education and health promotion for those touched by cancer. For more information, visit http://www.dempseycenter.org.

Junior Achievement of Arizona, based in Tempe, Ariz., prepares young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs which make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. In learning these lessons, and putting them into quantifiable action, JA students become intimately familiar with economics and finances. They become better prepared to assume their role in the practical world of work and responsible citizenship. For more information, visit http://www.jaaz.org.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.1 million medical members and approximately 7 million specialty-benefit members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplemental benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.

Over its 49-year history, Humana has consistently seized opportunities to meet changing customer needs. Today, the company is a leader in consumer engagement, providing guidance that leads to lower costs and a better health plan experience throughout its diversified customer portfolio.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s Web site at http://www.humana.com, including copies of:

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Humana Corporate Communications
Jim Turner, 502-580-3221
jturner2@humana.com