Press Releases

  • 8/8/16 1:00 pm EDT
    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is partnering with MetCare to pilot Park Rx, a program that will evaluate the health benefits of the outdoors through a new program providing physicians with the option to write prescriptions to patients for spending time in local parks. MetCare patients who choose to participate in the Park Rx program will receive a written prescription to visit nearby green spaces or parks and participate in an activitymore...
  • 8/3/16 7:30 am EDT
    • All major lines of business are exceeding management’s original expectations, with the exception of individual commercial
    • Enhanced consumer participation and engagement helping to drive improvement in Medicare Advantage and Healthcare Services results
    • Humana awarded Department of Defense TRICARE East Region contract
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today reported diluted earnings per common share (EPS) for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 (2Q 2016) versus the quarter ended June 30, 2015 (2Q 2015) and for the six months ended June 30, 2016 (1H 2016) versus for the six months ended June 30, 2015 (1H 2015) as followsmore...
  • 8/2/16 6:15 am EDT

    Divestitures Designed to Preserve Robust Competition for Seniors Choosing to Receive Medicare Coverage Through Medicare Advantage Plans

    Transactions Contingent on Successful Closing of Aetna-Humana Transaction

    HARTFORD, Conn. & LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced they have entered into separate agreements to sell certain of their respective Medicare Advantage assets to Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH) for a total estimated $117 million in cash for both transactions, based on the estimated number of members in the plans involved in the transactions. The transactions are subject to the successful completion of Aetna’s proposedmore...
  • 7/21/16 5:08 pm EDT

    Decision nearly doubles the number of military beneficiaries served by Humana

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On July 21, 2016, after the market close, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) was informed by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that it has been awarded the contract for the TRICARE East Region. TRICARE is the military health care program that provides benefits to military service members, retirees and their families. Under the terms of the award, Humana’s service area would cover approximately 6 million beneficiaries in a 30-state regionmore...
  • 7/21/16 10:40 am EDT
    • Performance in core businesses continues to exceed expectations; FY16 EPS guidance raised
    • Individual commercial medical business remains very challenging
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced that the company has raised its financial guidance for the year ending December 31, 2016 (FY16) and updated its estimate for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 (2Q16). The higher guidance is primarily the result of better-than-anticipated performance year to date for the company’s individual Medicare Advantage and Healthcare Services businesses partially offset by continued challenges in the company’smore...
  • 7/21/16 10:23 am EDT

    -- Combined Company Would Improve Affordability, Quality and Consumer Choice --

    HARTFORD, Conn. & LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced plans to vigorously defend the companies’ pending merger in response to a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit seeking to block the transaction. A combined company is in the best interest of consumers, particularly seniors seeking affordable, high-quality Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. The Aetna-Humana transaction offers tremendous value to consumersmore...
  • 7/13/16 1:30 pm EDT

    Members can take simple steps to reduce their risk of being exposed to the virus

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) recognizes that the Zika virus is a concern for its members and is working actively to stay aware of its progression and take appropriate measures to help members. As with the flu, there are simple ways that people can protect themselves. Most people infected with Zika have no symptoms, but some have fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes; the symptoms are usually mild and last several days to a week. However, Zikamore...
  • 7/12/16 1:30 pm EDT

    Research project will advance future health care decision making

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Pharmacy Solutions’ health economics and outcomes research subsidiary, Comprehensive Health Insights Inc., has been approved for a $3.6 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The three-year project funded by the award creates a research infrastructure linking Humana’s administrative claims database with PCORI Clinical Data Research Networks to create “HUMnet” and conduct researchmore...
  • 6/27/16 1:00 pm EDT
    FRANKFORT, Ky. & INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aaron Nobbe, a field examiner for the State of Indiana Board of Accounts, gets in his steps by walking from barn to barn to check his animals instead of taking an ATV while Sara Duke, a special education teacher in Daviess County, Kentucky, is on the treadmill so frequently that her daughter noted on her Mother’s Day card that running on it is Sara’s favorite thing to do. Both Sara and Aaron stepped up their game in May for themore...
  • 6/22/16 10:00 am EDT

    Humana to present healthy mocktail challenge featuring WXRT DJ Mary Dixon and ‘Check, Please!’ host Catherine De Orio on July 9

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) will showcase its largest ever list of healthy food items through its signature Humana Healthier Choices program at Taste of Chicago 2016, the world’s largest food festival. The Humana Healthier Choices – selected by a panel of physicians and nutrition experts based on calories, saturated fat, sodium and ingredients – allow Taste-goers to indulge in the foods they lovemore...