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Humana Expands Veterans Initiative with AMVETS Partnership

Humana continues support of veterans as AMVETS’ new exclusive health insurance partner

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012 10:00 am EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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NYSE:
HUM
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"AMVETS leaders are pleased to partner with Humana to provide American veterans with critical information and support related to their health care needs"

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announces today its partnership with AMVETS (American Veterans), a leading national veterans service organization that assists veterans and their families through multiple programs and initiatives.

“Humana has a strong history of excellence in military health care services, and continues to deepen its commitment to provide innovative health care solutions for veterans,” said Tim McClain, President of Humana’s Government Business. “Humana Veterans’ collaboration with AMVETS is yet another example of how the company is furthering its efforts to develop and provide solutions to veterans’ health care issues.”

“AMVETS leaders are pleased to partner with Humana to provide American veterans with critical information and support related to their health care needs,” said AMVETS National Commander Gary L. Fry. “With this relationship, AMVETS becomes an even more powerful advocate for those who have, and continue, to serve.”

As part of the national Humana Veterans Initiative, this year Humana has reported that it already has made significant progress on its pledge to hire 1,000 military veterans and/or their spouses over a three-year period. Humana Veterans also has donated $1 million to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, a national program that offers cutting-edge training in entrepreneurship and small-business management at no cost to post-9/11 veterans.

About Humana Veterans

Humana Veterans, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a subsidiary of Humana Inc. The company was formed in 2007 to develop solutions to veterans’ health care issues. It provides an organizational structure that is flexible, agile, and responsive to the emerging requirements of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and the Veterans who rely on VA services.

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 web site 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

About AMVETS

A leader since 1944 in preserving the freedoms secured by America’s armed forces, AMVETS provides support for veterans and the active military in procuring their earned entitlements, as well as community service and legislative reform that enhances the quality of life for this nation’s citizens and veterans alike. AMVETS is one of the largest congressionally-chartered veterans’ service organizations in the United States, and includes members from each branch of the military, including the National Guard and Reserves. For more information, visit www.amvets.org.

Contact:

Humana Corporate Communications
Alex Kepnes, 502-580-2990
akepnes@humana.com