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Humana Recognized On Dow Jones Sustainability Index For Fourth Consecutive Year

Index Recognizes Humana’s Leadership in Economic, Environmental and Social Performance

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Monday, September 13, 2010 1:00 pm EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
HUM
US4448591028
"Our commitment to a healthy planet, healthy people and healthy performance is fundamental to Humana's culture and an integral driver of long-term shareholder value."

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it has been recognized on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the fourth consecutive year. Humana was one of only two health insurers selected to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index this year, reflecting the company’s strong economic, environmental and social performance.

“We are honored to be recognized once again as a leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index,” said Mike McCallister, Humana's Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. “Our commitment to a healthy planet, healthy people and healthy performance is fundamental to Humana's culture and an integral driver of long-term shareholder value.”

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) identify companies as leaders in sustainability according to objective benchmarks linked to economic, environmental and social performance. Companies must meet rigorous criteria including corporate governance, transparency, environmental and social policies and management, and corporate citizenship and philanthropy.

In addition to DJSI, Humana is recognized on the FTSE4Good Index Series.

To learn more about Humana’s CSR and sustainability initiatives, please visit http://www.humana.com/resources/about/corporate/.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.3 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 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 Corporate Communications
Jim Turner, 502-580-3221
Mobile: 502-608-2897
jturner2@humana.com