Press Releases

  • 9/12/07 1:13 pm EDT

    Wellness Information Zone Project Helps with Access to Reliable Health Care Information

    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To address the growing problem of low health literacy levels and to help consumers access usable health information, The Humana Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), and Libraries for the Future, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing innovation and investment in our nation’s libraries, today launched the Wellness Information Zone, a new consumer health information project inmore...
  • 9/11/07 11:53 am EDT
    OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best Co. has commented that the financial strength ratings, issuer credit ratings and debt ratings of Humana Inc. (Humana) (Louisville, KY) (NYSE: HUM) and its insurance and health maintenance organization (HMO) subsidiaries remain unchanged. The outlook for all ratings is negative. This follows the announcement that Humana has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire KMG America Corporation (KMG) (more...
  • 9/11/07 10:38 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that Michael B. McCallister, president and chief executive officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Bank of America Investment Conference on September 18, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. eastern time. A live audio web cast of the presentation along with the accompanying slides will be available via Humana’s Investor Relations page at www.humana.com. Themore...
  • 9/10/07 10:17 am EDT
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s largest health benefits companies, today announced that its Chicago office has been awarded LEED® Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in its Commercial Interiors category. LEED, meaning “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” is the USGBC’s leading-edge system for designing and constructing the world’smore...
  • 9/7/07 7:51 pm EDT

    Acquisition to further expand Humanas product portfolio

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase KMG America Corporation (“KMG”) (NYSE: KMA), a group and voluntary insurance benefits and third-party administration company based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, for cash consideration of $6.20 for each outstanding share of KMG, representing a premium of approximately 36 percent over the average closing price of KMG sharesmore...
  • 9/7/07 12:00 pm EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today its quest to impact consumer behavior through a new medium: Games for Health. The new initiative has the potential to revolutionize the way Humana engages consumers by providing them guidance and motivation in a way that is interesting and exciting. “Giving healthcare consumers the ability to become more closely connected with the management of their healthmore...
  • 9/7/07 11:56 am EDT

    Freewheelin supports healthy lifestyle and healthier environment

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today a first-of-its-kind bicycle program for its 8,500 associates in Louisville. The program – called Freewheelin – encourages Humana associates to incorporate healthy habits and activities into their daily routines. Whether it’s riding a bike to meetings, to work, or to lunch, the program is about being healthier and “greener” in everyday lifemore...
  • 9/7/07 11:45 am EDT
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Grand Ole Opry® will name Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) as an official Partner Sponsor during its performance this Fri., Sept. 7. As a Partner Sponsor, the company will become an integrated part of the Opry with advertising during Opry performances as well as brand association in Opry print, radio, and television advertising; on the Opry’s website; and in numerous other venues. Humana is amore...
  • 9/5/07 1:53 pm EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that James H. Bloem, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Bear Stearns Healthcare Conference on September 10, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time. A live audio web cast of the presentation along with the accompanying slides will be available via Humana’s Investor Relations page at www.humana.com.more...
  • 8/28/07 9:28 am EDT

    Individual Insurance Plans from HumanaOne Are Designed to Meet a Wide Range of Consumer Needs

    WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana (NYSE: HUM) today announced the introduction of a new portfolio of individual health insurance plans under its HumanaOne® brand, in four states – Georgia, Kansas, Missouri and North Carolina. Earlier this year, Humana introduced the plans in 11 other states, which are listed below. HumanaOne Portrait, HumanaOne Autograph, and monogram from HumanaOne are designed to make it easy formore...