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Humana Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Ruling In King v. Burwell Case

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 11:47 am EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) issued the following statement regarding today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the King v. Burwell case:

Today’s ruling upholding the federal government’s provision of subsidized exchange coverage in federal as well as state-run exchanges provides security for people across the United States who get their health coverage through an Affordable Care Act exchange-based health plan. The subsidies people have relied on to help them pay for their coverage will continue.

Most people enrolled in state and federally-run exchange plans – including more than 80 percent of Humana members with coverage through an exchange – receive a subsidy. The Supreme Court ruling upholding subsidies means that people who currently receive a subsidy – whether they’re enrolled in coverage through a state-based or federal exchange – will continue to receive the extra help.

As Humana works to improve the health of the communities we serve, all of our members – including the hundreds of thousands of Humana members who are enrolled in exchange-based plans – should know that we are committed to helping them achieve their best health.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health and well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The company’s strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change, proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people we serve across the country.

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

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Contact:

Humana Corporate Communications
Alex Kepnes, 502-580-2990
akepnes@humana.com