Press Releases

  • 3/7/06 1:24 pm EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 7, 2006--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that PGA TOUR professional David Toms will extend his relationship with the company through 2008. Toms, who is currently ranked 3rd on the PGA TOUR money list and 8th in the Officials World Golf Rankings, is in his second season with Humana as one of his major tour sponsors. Under the terms of the agreement, Toms will host events at Carter Plantation in Springfield, La., for Humana clients. He will alsomore...
  • 3/1/06 9:06 am EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 2006--Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) announced today that James E. Murray has been appointed the company's chief operating officer. In his new role, Murray will integrate all of the company's operations and products under a single senior leader, including senior products, commercial sales and market operations, service, information technology, clinical operations and Humana Military (TRICARE). Murray, 52, was previously the company's chief operating officermore...
  • 2/6/06 5:00 am EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2006--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM): -- 2005 consolidated revenues of $14.4 billion -- 4Q05 EPS up 34 percent -- 2005 cash flows from operations of more than $625 million -- Medical membership of 7.1 million at December 31, 2005 Humana Inc. today reported $0.39 in diluted earnings per common share (EPS) for the quarter ended December 31, 2005 (4Q05) compared to EPS of $0.29 for the quarter ended December 31, 2004 (4Q04), an increase of 34 percent. Formore...
  • 1/31/06 9:58 am EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2006--  Simplified Administrative Solution Enables a Fully Adjudicated Claim at Time of Service   Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced the launch of its integrated real-time claims adjudication process that will simplify administrative tasks and help physicians obtain payment for services from patients more quickly. This solution comes as high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) continue to gain popularity with employers. Humana's real-timemore...
  • 1/30/06 9:24 am EST
    OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2006--A.M. Best Co. has placed the financial strength rating of B+ (Very Good) under review and has assigned an issuer credit rating of "bbb-" to CHA HMO, Inc. (CHA Health) (Lexington, KY). Both ratings are under review with positive implications. These positive rating implications follow Humana Inc.'s (NYSE: HUM) announcement that its subsidiary, Humana Health Plan, Inc. (Humana) (Louisville, KY) has signed a letter of agreement with CHA Health tomore...
  • 1/26/06 2:58 pm EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2006--When the Medicare Part D plans took effect Jan. 1, 2006, Humana implemented a transition plan for new prescription drug plan enrollees as they began using their Humana Medicare prescription drug benefit for the first time. Those impacted were enrollees with prescriptions for certain classes of drugs which would normally have required prior authorization or so-called "step therapy" before being approved. The transition policy allowed a 30-daymore...
  • 1/26/06 1:15 pm EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2006--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it has signed a letter of agreement with CHA HMO, Inc. - known as CHA Health - through which its subsidiary, Humana Health Plan, Inc. will acquire CHA Health. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval. Terms were not disclosed. CHA Health is a Kentucky-based health plan with approximately 96,000 members serving employers in the commonwealth. With headquarters in Lexington and a Louisvillemore...
  • 1/17/06 3:05 pm EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2006--To help Medicare members better track, manage and save money on their prescription claims and benefits coverage, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has developed SmartSummary Rx(SM), the nation's first in-depth, monthly prescription benefits summary that is tailored specifically to individual Medicare members. As a companion to the SmartSummary(SM) program for commercial members, SmartSummary Rx provides Humana's Medicare enrollees with personalizedmore...
  • 1/3/06 3:02 pm EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2006--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter 2005 on Monday, February 6, 2006 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 2006 earnings guidance. The live virtual presentation (audio with slides) may be accessed via Humana's Investor Relations page atmore...