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Humana Military Awarded Fort Bragg, North Carolina Patient Appointment Services Contract

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011 10:57 am EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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"Humana Military is honored to continue providing patient appointing support for patients at Womack"

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announces its wholly owned subsidiary, Humana Military Healthcare Services, has been awarded its second contract to continue providing patient appointing services at Womack Army Medical Center located at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The new contract, which began April 1, 2011, is scheduled to continue through November 30, 2015. It calls for continuing appointment scheduling support at Womack for approximately 160,000 eligible military health system beneficiaries in the greater Ft. Bragg area.

Since 2005, Humana Military has been offering patient support services for Womack and its associated clinics.

“Humana Military is honored to continue providing patient appointing support for patients at Womack,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “Because of the extraordinary operational missions assigned to units at Ft. Bragg and the exceptional medical professionals at Womack, we take our medical scheduling responsibilities very seriously. Soldiers and their families depend on us to get scheduling right. Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals also count on us. We intend to continue meeting their needs in every way we possibly can,” Baker said.

Humana Military also provides appointing services for military treatment facilities in the greater Puget Sound, Washington and Tidewater, Virginia areas.

About Humana Military Healthcare Services

Humana Military, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has been a Department of Defense contractor for the administration of the TRICARE program since July 1, 1996. In August 2003, Humana Military was awarded the contract to provide health-benefits support and services to approximately three million active duty and retired military and their eligible family members in the 10-state South Region. For more information about Humana Military, please visit www.humana-military.com.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading consumer-focused 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 customers and consumers across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

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Contact:

Humana Military Healthcare Services
Julie Ice, 502-301-6982
jice@humana.com