LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), received a Gold Award for ‘Best eBusiness’ web site during the 11th Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards sponsored by Strategic Healthcare Communications. The eHealthcare Leadership Awards recognize excellence in health care organizations and highlight the internet’s role in showcasing the organization’s objectives and in creating outstanding health web sites.
“Hats off to our Marketing team for creating and maintaining such an impressive, innovative web site,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “The site is a valuable resource for TRICARE beneficiaries while simultaneously integrating our contractual responsibilities with Department of Defense health care management objectives.”
The ‘Best eBusiness’ Site Award is given to the organization which best integrates site support with patient services, technology, resources, and innovation. Selection was made by an independent panel whose members are familiar with healthcare operations and with internet capabilities. Web sites were judged on the basis of internet excellence in comparison with other organizations of similar size. This year’s competition attracted more than 1,300 entries. To view the Humana Military website, please visit: www.humana-military.com.
About Humana Military Healthcare Services
Humana Military, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has been a Department of Defense contractor for the administration of the TRICARE program since July 1, 1996. In August 2003, Humana Military was awarded the contract to provide health-benefits support and services to approximately three million active duty and retired military and their eligible family members in the 10-state South Region. For more information about Humana Military, please visit www.humana-military.com.
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.
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