Press Releases

  • 6/19/07 8:09 am EDT

    Acquisition to add large group dental and vision benefit capability to Humana portfolio

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase CompBenefits Corporation, an Atlanta, Ga.-based dental and vision benefits company, for cash consideration of $360 million. The transaction will be financed through a combination of cash and debt. CompBenefits is a leading full service provider of dental and vision benefit plans to more than 4.8 million members nationwidemore...
  • 6/18/07 2:06 pm EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) will release its financial results for the second quarter 2007 on Monday, July 30, 2007 at 5:00 a.m. eastern time. The company will host a conference call, as well as a virtual slide presentation at 9:00 a.m. eastern time that same morning to discuss its financial results for the quarter and earnings guidance. The live virtual presentation (audio with slides) may be accessed via Humanamore...
  • 6/18/07 11:05 am EDT

    One-time waiver of the first copayment for a generic equivalent at mail-order

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced that fully-insured commercial Humana health insurance plan enrollees will have their first copayment for a generic equivalent waived when utilizing Humana’s prescription home delivery service, RightSourceSM. This initiative adds to the company’s robust menu of money-saving and quality-enhancing guidance for members. “For many people, switching tomore...
  • 6/15/07 6:54 pm EDT
    • EPS impact of voluntary suspension of marketing of non-group PFFS product expected to approximate no more than $0.02 per share in 2007
    • 2007 EPS guidance raised; now anticipated to be at least $4.25 per share reflecting favorable operating performance
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced that it is partnering with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other Medicare health plans in temporarily suspending marketing of its non-group Medicare Advantage Private Fee-For-Service (PFFS) product. This voluntary pledge only affects PFFS marketing to individual seniors and comes in response to concerns expressed by CMS regarding marketing practicesmore...
  • 6/6/07 8:32 am EDT

    New Program Features Health Coaching to Support Members Who Want to Be Healthier

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In an effort to support employers as they seek to help employees live healthier lives, improve productivity, and lower their health care costs, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), in conjunction with Humana subsidiary Corphealth, has created an integrated health-and-wellness program offered at no additional charge to all of Humana’s fully insured employer-customers. The program includes wellness components, with “more...
  • 6/5/07 2:42 pm EDT
    OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength ratings (FSR), issuer credit ratings (ICR) and debt ratings of Humana Inc. (Humana) (Louisville, KY) [NYSE: HUM] and its insurance and HMO subsidiaries. The outlook for all ratings is negative. (See below for a detailed list of ratings.) The rating of Humana’s insurance and HMO subsidiaries reflect the company geographic diversity of its membership,more...
  • 5/29/07 10:15 am EDT

    Health insurer to recognize Louisiana nonprofit with charitable award

    NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Louisiana nonprofit organizations and charitable groups are invited to apply for a one-time, $100,000 grant in the 2007 Louisiana Benefits charitable awards program, created and funded by health benefits company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Humana’s 2007 Louisiana Benefits program will award a one-time, $100,000 grant to a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization based in Louisiana that is doing valuable work tomore...
  • 5/22/07 8:55 am EDT

    Expanded Role Positions Wellness-Solutions Innovator for Growth

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sensei Inc., a pioneer in mobile and web-based wellness solutions, today announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Schwarzberg as chief executive officer. Dr. Schwarzberg, who also serves as president of Sensei, now takes on additional responsibilities for its growth as the company prepares to launch its first product, a cell-phone-based application for weight management. Dr. Schwarzberg has served with Senseimore...
  • 5/15/07 11:00 am EDT

    Personal Health Insurance Plans from HumanaOne Designed to Meet a Wide Range of Consumer Needs

    WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana (NYSE: HUM) announced today the introduction of a new portfolio of individual health insurance plans under its HumanaOne® brand, designed to make it easy for consumers to select a plan according to their own personal preferences, lifestyles and budgets. HumanaOne’s new personal health insurance plan portfolio includes a broad spectrum of benefits – with three in-networkmore...
  • 5/11/07 3:44 pm EDT

    Company Waives Prescription Refill Rule for Members Affected by Deadly Tornado

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today it will allow its commercial and Medicare members in Pratt, Kiowa and Ottawa counties in Kansas to obtain early refills of their prescriptions in the wake of the devastating tornado that struck the region Friday May 4, 2007, killing at least 10 people. Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius has declared a state of emergency for these counties following the overnight stormmore...