Press Releases

  • 6/27/07 2:28 pm EDT

    New, three-year health insurance packages cap annual premium increases at 6-percent or lower

    TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Addressing the particular challenges faced by small businesses, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is introducing a series of new health insurance packages designed to alleviate the financial stresses of increasing health insurance costs. Dubbed No Worry, these packages offer predictable health care expenses over a three-year period and plans that gradually transition passive health care users into informed and active health caremore...
  • 6/26/07 1:28 pm EDT

    Workout To Take Place During the National Senior Games Presented by Humana

    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana (NYSE: HUM): Who: Humana (NYSE: HUM), a major health benefits company, and fitness guru Richard Simmons   Whatmore...
  • 6/19/07 12:40 pm 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 organizations (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 CompBenefits, Corp.(CompBenefitsmore...
  • 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...