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Humana Military Enters Social Media with Facebook

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009 11:56 am EST

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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HUM

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and managed care support contractor for TRICARE’s South Region, is launching a company Facebook page to connect with beneficiaries and partners in the increasingly popular social media and networking world.

“Social media is here to stay and it is important for companies to engage their customers and meet them where they are actively spending their time,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “We want to be accessible and provide information to our military families in settings that are convenient for them.”

Facebook is a great place for Humana Military to connect with beneficiaries and other partners while educating them on their TRICARE benefit and our company. Facebook users visiting the Humana Military page will find information on topics such as:

  • Changes to TRICARE benefits
  • Behavioral health information and links
  • Guard and Reserve information
  • Company background, sponsorships and upcoming events

Look for additional social media ventures from Humana Military in the coming months. Facebook users can view the page by searching keywords “Humana Military.”

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. Humana Military was also awarded the Department of Defense contract to provide health care services and support for active duty service members and their families located in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, in February 2004. For more information about Humana Military, please visit www.humana-military.com.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.3 million medical members and approximately 7.3 million specialty-benefit members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplemental benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.

Over its 48-year history, Humana has consistently seized opportunities to meet changing customer needs. Today, the company is a leader in consumer engagement, providing guidance that leads to lower costs and a better health plan experience throughout its diversified customer portfolio.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at http://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 (includes upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors)
  • Corporate Governance Information

Contact:

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