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Humana Military Healthcare Services Announces New Disease Management Program for Depression

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Monday, November 29, 2010 4:01 pm EST

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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HUM
"We are pleased to offer this Depression Disease Management Program and its services for our TRICARE beneficiaries, at a time when mental health and suicide prevention continues to be of rising national concern"

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), announces its new Depression Disease Management Program for the TRICARE South Region beneficiaries. The Depression Disease Management Program offers guidance, via telephone, by one of our staffed clinicians in understanding, diagnosing, and managing Depression.

“Depression is a major behavioral health concern that impacts the everyday health and well-being of both our active and retired military populations,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “We are pleased to offer this Depression Disease Management Program and its services for our TRICARE beneficiaries, at a time when mental health and suicide prevention continues to be of rising national concern,” said Baker.

The Depression Disease Management Program topics include:

  • Signs of Depression
  • Causes of Depression
  • Depression Treatment

Beneficiaries and their TRICARE health care providers have access to on-line web resources, as well as a toll free number, 1-800-881-9227 to speak with one of our qualified, dedicated personnel. Humana Military also offers disease management services for heart failure, asthma, diabetes, and pulmonary disorders. For more information about other Humana Military Disease Management Programs, visit our Disease Management Program section under our Beneficiary portal at www.humana-military.com.

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, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.1 million medical members and approximately 7 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 49-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