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Humana Military Healthcare Services Awarded Sixth Patient Appointing Services Contract

Services to be provided to TRICARE beneficiaries at Fox Army Health Center - Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama


Tuesday, October 16, 2007 9:20 am EDT



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LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services (HMHS) announced today that it was awarded its sixth Department of Defense (DoD) Patient Appointing Services contract. Under this contract, HMHS will provide daily operational support for the DoDs Fox Army Health Center at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama. The contract is comprised of one base period beginning October 1, 2007, one twelve-month option period and one six-month option period. This contract provides patient appointing services for 10,000 plus TRICARE Prime beneficiaries seeking medical appointments at the Fox Army Health Center.

This new award allows HMHS to offer a full range of support services to deserving military members and their families in obtaining medical appointments at Fox Army Health Center, said Dave Baker, HMHS president and CEO. We appreciate the confidence bestowed on us and are very pleased to have this opportunity to bring our expertise to the area.

HMHS was previously awarded similar contracts to provide patient appointing services for the 81st Medical Group at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi; Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, North Carolina; the 74th Medical Group at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; Second Medical Group, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana; and in Colorado Springs, Colorado providing services for the Air Force Academy, Peterson Air Force Base and Fort Carson.

About HMHS

HMHS, headquartered in Louisville, KY, has been a Department of Defense contractor for the administration of the TRICARE program since July 1, 1996. In August 2003, HMHS was awarded the contract to provide health benefits support and services to approximately 2.8 million active duty and retired military and their eligible family members in the 10-state South Region. HMHS was also awarded the Department of Defenses 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.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nations largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with approximately 11.3 million medical members. Humana offers a diversified portfolio of health insurance products and related services through traditional and consumer-choice plans to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.

Over its 46-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.

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Humana Military Healthcare Services
Julie Ice, 502-301-6982