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Humana Military Takes Home the Gold for Best eBusiness Site


Monday, November 23, 2009 11:03 am EST



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LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), received a gold award for “Best eBusiness Site” from the eHealthcare Leadership Awards program earlier this month. This national awards program highlights the Internet’s role in achieving business objectives and recognizes the dedication that goes into creating outstanding health Web sites.

“Providing a useful and safe site for our beneficiaries and providers is a priority for Humana Military,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “We continue to analyze and make improvements to our Web site in order to provide better service to our beneficiaries and health care providers. Receiving this award affirms this commitment.”

The “Best eBusiness Site” category recognizes Web sites that support business operations of their company, patient services and referrals to physicians. An independent panel of individuals familiar with health care and the Internet evaluated entries. More than 1,100 entries were received for 12 different award categories. Winners of platinum, gold, silver and distinction awards represented 17 industry classifications. Humana Military received a silver award in 2008 for “Best Site Design” and received a platinum award for “Best eBusiness Site” in 2007.

The eHealthcare Leadership Awards program exclusively recognizes the very best Web sites of healthcare organizations (both large and small), online health companies, pharmaceutical/medical equipment firms, suppliers and business-improvement initiatives. This leading awards program was developed and first presented 10 years ago by eHealthcare Strategy & Trends, a leading Internet resource published by Health Care Communications, Rye, NY.

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, Kentucky, is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.3 million medical members and approximately 7.3 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 48-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