Press Releases

  • 8/24/07 4:52 pm EDT

    Company Waives Prescription Refill Rules, Takes Other Actions to Assist

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today it will allow members to obtain early prescription refills, remove quantity limitations, and take other steps to assist the 16,000 Humana members living in counties designated by the governor to be in a state of disaster. Humana members may also call 1-800-4HUMANA for additional assistance. In response to the American Red Cross’ call for assistance, Humana is making a $10,000more...
  • 8/24/07 3:00 pm EDT

    Company waives prescription refill rule for members affected by storms and flooding

    DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today it will allow its health plan members in nine Iowa counties to obtain early refills of their prescriptions in the wake of devastating thunderstorms and flooding that have struck the region in recent days. Iowa Governor Chet Culver has issued disaster declarations in Appanoose, Boone, Calhoun, Cherokee, Humboldt, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Wapello and Webster countiesmore...
  • 8/24/07 3:00 pm EDT

    Company Waives Prescription Refill Rule for Members Affected by Storms and Flooding

    MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today it will allow its commercial and Medicare members in five southwestern Wisconsin counties to obtain early refills of their prescriptions in the wake of devastating thunderstorms and flooding that have struck the region in recent days. Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle has declared a state of emergency in Crawford, La Crosse, Richland, Sauk and Vernon counties following the storms,more...
  • 8/24/07 2:59 pm EDT

    Company waives prescription refill rule for members affected by storms and flooding

    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today it will allow its health plan members in three southeastern Minnesota counties to obtain early refills of their prescriptions in the wake of devastating thunderstorms and flooding that have struck the region in recent days. President Bush has declared Fillmore, Houston and Winona counties federal disaster areas following the storms and flooding, which killed seven people andmore...
  • 8/23/07 9:37 am EDT

    Network Growth an Encouraging Sign for Humana Inc. Business Units Expanding Membership

    GREEN BAY, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HumanaDental Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), announced a significant milestone today – its PPO network now has more than 100,000 dentist locations across the United States. The rapid growth of HumanaDental’s network – which has doubled in size over the past four years – provides more choices and cost-saving opportunities for HumanaDental customers.more...
  • 8/22/07 10:00 am EDT
    MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced the launch of a new Pharmacovigilance Initiative at the University’s medical campus in Miami. The new program will focus on prescription drug safety -- in particular, the science of detecting and understanding adverse drug events. “It is estimated that about 2 million people in this country experience a seriousmore...
  • 8/15/07 9:22 am EDT

    Center for Improving Medication Management Will Better Inform and Drive the Adoption and Use of Technology by Pharmacists, Physicians and Patients

    BURLINGTON, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--State Alliance for e-Health Quarterly Conference –– SureScripts, founded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), today announced that it is collaborating with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), Humana Inc., Intel Corporation and the Medical Group Management Association (more...
  • 8/13/07 3:45 pm EDT

    Approximately 600 South Florida members moved to Humana

    MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it is assisting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in providing uninterrupted access to health and prescription benefits for the nearly 600 Medicare members of SunCoast Physicians Health Plan, Inc., in Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward counties. SunCoast’s contract with CMS was terminated following action by the Florida Department of Financemore...
  • 7/30/07 6:00 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM): Full year EPS expected to grow more than 50 percent in 2007 Lower administrative costs primarily from efficiency and productivity gains Improving medical expense ratios in both segments GAAP cash flows from operations up 33 percent year to date Non-GAAP cash flows from operations up 71 percent year to datemore...
  • 7/27/07 9:17 am EDT

    $100,000 grant available to non-profit organization in inaugural program

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A little more than five weeks remain for Greater Phoenix-area charities to apply for a one-time, $100,000 grant in the inaugural Arizona Benefits charitable awards program, created and funded by health benefits company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). The program is designed to give local not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organizations the opportunity to receive a meaningful contribution. To be considered, organizationsmore...