Press Releases

  • 11/9/06 4:08 pm EST

    Posit Science program helps seniors achieve increased mental agility

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced that, effective Jan. 1, 2007, all Humana Medicare Advantage plan and Medicare Supplement plan members will receive the Posit Science Brain Fitness Program at no additional cost ($495 suggested retail price) as a complement to their health coverage. Humana Prescription Drug Plan members will be able to purchase the product for $100. Humana and Posit Science teamed up earlier in 2006more...
  • 11/9/06 4:05 pm EST

    Community Pharmacists Will Be Able to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Better Manage Medication Regimens, Optimize Therapeutic Outcomes

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) today announced an expansion of its Medication Therapy Management program to qualified Humana Medicare members. The expansion includes the addition of select Rite Aid and SuperValu pharmacies, which include Jewel Osco, Cub Pharmacy and Albertsons Sav-on. Humana’s Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program provides pharmacists with medication review solutions and clinical measures tomore...
  • 11/8/06 11:05 am EST
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that its leadership team will be hosting an Investor Day in New York, New York on Thursday, November 9, 2006. The company’s Investor Day will include presentations by various company executives regarding Humana’s strategic, operational and financial progress to date as well as expectations for future performance. Humana’s event is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.mmore...
  • 11/7/06 11:43 am EST
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), through its subsidiary Humana Insurance Company, announced today the introduction of its HumanaOne® line of individual health insurance plans in Nevada. HumanaOne is designed to offer affordable health insurance coverage along with a great degree of choice, freedom and flexibility, giving individual consumers an important new alternative in Humana, one of the nation’s largest healthmore...
  • 11/7/06 11:38 am EST
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), through its subsidiary Humana Insurance Company, announced today the introduction of its HumanaOne® line of individual health insurance plans in Virginia. HumanaOne is designed to offer affordable health insurance coverage along with a great degree of choice, freedom and flexibility, giving individual consumers an important new alternative in Humana, one of the nation’s largest healthmore...
  • 10/30/06 5:00 am EST
    • EPS for third quarter compares to $0.28 in the prior-year quarter
    • Consolidated revenues up 48 percent to $5.65 billion
    • Medical membership up 57 percent year to date
    • Year-to-date cash flows from operations of over $1.1 billion
    • 2006 cash flow guidance raised to $1.6 billion to $1.8 billion
    • 2007 EPS guidance of $3.90 to $4.10
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today reported $0.95 in diluted earnings per common share (EPS) for the quarter ended September 30, 2006 (3Q06), within the range of the company’s previous guidance of $0.95 to $1.00. The 3Q06 EPS compares to $0.28(a)(d)(e) EPS for the quarter ended September 30, 2005 (3Q05). Excluding 3Q05 expenses related to the settlement of class action litigation(d) and Hurricane Katrina(e), EPS formore...
  • 10/25/06 8:29 am EDT

    Grant Harrison will join Company as vice president of Integrated Consumer Experience, devoted to furthering consumer-focused health benefits

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced the appointment of Grant Harrison to the position of vice president of Integrated Consumer Experience, ICE, a division of Humana’s Innovation Center. ICE is Humana’s business entity dedicated to enhancing a consumer-focused, integrated and holistic health care experience for members at all points in the benefit continuum. Harrison brings fifteen yearsmore...
  • 10/23/06 10:10 am EDT

    Humana, Availity, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and athenahealth Join Efforts

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced that the company, along with Availity LLC, its primary electronic data interchange and real-time gateway, will be working with other payers, claims clearinghouses and practice management groups to expand integrated real-time claim adjudication channels. The joint effort is part of an on-going initiative to simplify administrative tasks and help physicians obtain payment formore...
  • 10/17/06 8:58 am EDT

    New HealthMiles PlusTM Program from Virgin Life CareTM and Humana Motivates Members to Lead Healthier Lives

    TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Residents of Tampa can now earn rewards while improving their health through HealthMiles Plus, a health rewards program offered by Virgin Life Care and individual insurance, underwritten by Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Similar in concept to frequent flyer programs, HealthMiles Plus is a first-of-its-kind rewards program with incentives designed to motivate people to lead healthier lives and take a preventive approach to healthmore...
  • 10/11/06 10:15 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced a new partnership with New York Times #1 best-selling authors Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz. The partnership provides Humana with a unique integrative and creative cross-promotional opportunity with two well-respected medical experts. Initiatives to be undertaken include sponsorship of Dr. Roizen’s weekly broadcast – You: The Owners Manual; a targetedmore...