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Humana Military Healthcare Services Hosts Third Annual Military and Veterans Case Management Conference on Challenges Faced by Service Members

Emphasis on bringing together nurses, case managers and other health care providers to assist service members in their recovery

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008 9:14 am EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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HUM

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) Humana Military Healthcare Services, TRICARE contractor for the South Region, is hosting its third annual Military and Veterans Case Management Conference, October 29-30, at the Veterans Hospital Uptown Campus in Augusta, Georgia.

This years conference will emphasize how nursing and social work case managers can successfully collaborate with other health care providers in assisting service members during their recovery. Focus for the conference will include topics such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and amputation injuries.

Presenters for the conference include:

  • Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D, an international expert on PTSD for over 25 years who has repeatedly consulted with the Pentagon and VA, as well as with foreign governments
  • Dr. Dennis Hollins, Director of the Active Duty Rehab Unit (Spinal Cord Injuries) at Veterans Center
  • Susan Johnson, Director of Brain Injury at the world famous Shepherd Center
  • Dr. Charles H. Roadman II, MD, Lt General, USAF, MC (Retired), Dr. Roadmans military career includes serving as the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General and on the 2007 Independent Review Group on Rehabilitative Care and Administrative Processes at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and National Naval Medical Center

For more information please call 502-301-2417.

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 healthcare 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 and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 11.5 million medical members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplementary benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.

Over its 47-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 companys 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
E-mail: jice@humana.com