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Humana Military Healthcare Services Co-hosts Case Management Conference Focusing on Wounded Warrior Care

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Tuesday, November 6, 2007 2:41 pm EST

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services (HMHS), the Veterans Administration (VA) of Augusta, Georgia and Southeast Regional Medical Command hosted the second annual Southeast Regional Case Management Conference on October 23-24 in Augusta, Georgia.

The focus was the coordination of care for wounded warriors and resources available to assist in the cultivation of case management for soldiers, veterans and their families. Attendees heard from experts on such topics as; post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and the VAs new seamless transition case management program. A tour of the nations only active duty rehabilitation unit was also offered to attendees.

This conference could not have come at a more appropriate time, said Dave Baker, president and CEO of HMHS. A time when America is focused on our dedicated men and women of uniform returning home with numerous challenges we at HMHS stand ready to provide guidance to soldiers and families when they need it most.

Attendees at the conference included individuals involved in the coordination of military healthcare; approximately 200 nurses and social work case managers from 18 states and the District of Columbia attended. Guest speakers included; Dr. Scott Moran from Walter Reed Army Hospital, Cheryl Beversdorf from the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, and Terry Waskem from the VA , all of Washington, DC. The keynote speaker was Commander Richard Jadick, MC, a surgeon who was awarded the Bronze Star for heroic work during the Battle of Fallujah.

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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Contact:

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