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Humana, Senior Citizens Bureau to Offer Medicare Insurance Plans

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Monday, October 26, 2009 1:52 pm EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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NYSE:
HUM
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana (NYSE: HUM) and The Senior Citizens Bureau (SCB) are collaborating to offer Humana Medicare Advantage plans to more than 500,000 SCB members. The Senior Citizens Bureau is one of the nation’s largest non-profit organizations for seniors, and Humana is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies with nearly 10.3 million medical members and 6.8 million specialty members.

SCB Medicare Solutions, the name of the new collaborative program, will strive to provide SCB members with high quality, a broad selection and the best value in Medicare health insurance options and service available.

“We’re excited and honored to have Humana Medicare’s sponsorship and support,” said Valerie Stephenson, executive director of the Senior Citizens Bureau. “With ‘SCB Medicare Solutions,’ we’ve simplified insurance options for seniors and made the process easy. In this day and age, this is something they truly appreciate and value, so it’s an important service for us to offer.”

SCB members will have access to a nationwide network of Humana insurance agents who know and understand Humana’s Medicare products and how Medicare works for seniors.

“The Senior Citizens Bureau shares Humana’s commitment to protecting the futures of seniors by offering them products that meet their health care needs,” said Craig Uchytil, vice president of strategic alliances with Humana. “SCB and Humana share some of the same core values, including maintaining integrity in all endeavors; providing customers with products and services of measurable value, and helping Americans live long, healthy and purposeful lives.”

To learn more about SCB Medicare Solutions, visit www.seniorcitizensbureau.com.

About Senior Citizens Bureau

The Senior Citizens Bureau (SCB) is a national, 501(c)(3) non-profit education, advocacy and community support resource for senior citizens, children of seniors, and other caregivers, advocates and professionals. Through the website and hotline (1.877.ELDER.55), the SCB offers free or low-cost services and guidance to seniors.

The SCB also provides online help for caregivers, information for seniors, and assistance to seniors with depression. With a mission to make the lives of seniors easier by assisting them in whatever way possible, the SCB is expanding its services and implementing individual branches throughout North America.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with nearly 10.3 million medical members and 6.8 million specialty 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 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. For more information regarding Humana, visit www.humana.com.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s Web site at 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
Doug Bennett Jr., 502-580-3625
dbennett@humana.com
or
Senior Citizens Bureau
Sheila Wilkerson, Community Relations Director
1-866-408-0824 ext. 753
sheila@seniorcitizensbureau.com
www.seniorcitizensbureau.com