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Humana Military Healthcare Services Joins Business Ethics Leadership Alliance to Promote Business Practices in the Global Marketplace

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 4:21 pm EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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HUM
"We must maintain the best practices in ethics if we want to remain competitive not only in the United States, but in the global marketplace."

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), recently joined the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA), an ethics and compliance council founded by the Ethisphere Institute, the world’s most recognized name in business ethics and anti-corruption.

“Humana Military prides itself on our everyday commitment to high ethical standards, core values, and principles working alongside our Department of Defense partners,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “We must maintain the best practices in ethics if we want to remain competitive not only in the United States, but in the global marketplace.”

BELA consists of 200 of the world’s top-leading brand corporations, universities, and institutions dedicated on sharing practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption, and sustainability. Its mission is to set the foundation to improve ethical behavior in the corporate environment in four core values:

  • Legal Compliance
  • Transparency
  • Conflict Identification
  • Accountability

For more information about Ethisphere, visit www.ethisphere.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. 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, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.4 million medical members and approximately 7.2 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