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Humana Military Healthcare Services Receives Standard of Excellence Web Award

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Friday, October 12, 2007 11:17 am EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services (HMHS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc., recently received recognition in the 2007 WebAwards Competition. HMHS website received a Standard of Excellence award in the Health Care category from the Web Marketing Association. The WebAwards is an annual competition and an industry benchmark for the most effective websites on the Internet today. Entries are judged by a panel of independent Internet experts representing many areas of website development.

Humana Military takes great pride in offering a user-friendly and resourceful website to the military population we serve. Receiving an award for this effort is a great honor, said Dave Baker, president and CEO for HMHS.

The WebAward Competition has quickly become a standard for website development and provides a forum to recognize companies and individuals responsible for website development. Entrants are provided feedback from the judging panel to assess how they rank against standards of excellence. The competitions decade worth of judging scores defines what Internet marketing professionals should strive for in website marketing and design efforts.

More than 2,400 sites from 40 countries were judged in this years competition. To view the HMHS website, please go to: www.humana-military.com.

About the Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association is working to create a high standard of excellence for website development and marketing on the Internet. Staffed by volunteers, it is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals who share an interest in improving the quality of website development and marketing on the Internet. Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association's annual WebAward Competition has been helping interactive professionals promote themselves, their companies, and their best work to the outside world. Now in its eleventh year, the WebAward Competition has become the premier award event for Web developers and marketers worldwide.

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.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the companys Website 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