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Humana Adding 140 Jobs at its Tampa Medicare Sales Call Center in NetPark

Positions include base salary, incentive pay and full benefits package

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011 9:00 am EDT

Dateline:

TAMPA, Fla.

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
HUM
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"Humana’s concentration on the consumer experience and helping our members achieve lifelong well-being have made our products popular with people nationwide, and we’re pleased that one result of this is additional employment opportunities for the people of Tampa Bay"

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), Florida’s largest Medicare health benefits provider, today announced plans to add another 140 positions to its fulltime workforce at its national Medicare marketing and telesales call center in Tampa.

The new call center positions, which include telesales specialists and frontline supervisors, will increase Humana’s Tampa Bay workforce to more than 2,200 employees by mid-summer, including some 1,100 fulltime associates at Humana’s Medicare call centers in East Tampa.

Humana’s Medicare Direct Marketing Services (DMS) telesales call center is located in Tampa at NetPark, 5701 E Hillsborough Ave. The DMS call centers in Florida, Arizona and Puerto Rico provide national telesales support for Humana’s Medicare benefit plans and senior products as well as individual health and specialty products.

Humana’s Khursheed Zafar, vice president, Direct Marketing Services, said the company is currently recruiting candidates for the 140 positions in Tampa and hopes to have all positions filled by the end of July in order to meet Humana’s growth and strategic objectives.

“Humana’s concentration on the consumer experience and helping our members achieve lifelong well-being have made our products popular with people nationwide, and we’re pleased that one result of this is additional employment opportunities for the people of Tampa Bay,” said Zafar.

For more information about the new positions at Humana or to apply online, please visit www.humana.com/resources/about/careers/.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s website at www.humana.com, including copies of:

  • Annual reports to stockholders
  • Securities and Exchange Commission filings
  • Most recent investor conference presentations
  • Quarterly earnings news releases
  • Replays of most recent earnings release conference calls
  • Calendar of events (including upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors)
  • Corporate Governance information

Contact:

Humana Corporate Communications
Mitch Lubitz, 813-732-0386
mlubitz@humana.com