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MyHumana Mobile App Continues Momentum Earning “People’s Choice” Award

Humana honored with two recent American Business Awards highlighting company’s growing contributions to the mobile space

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011 3:57 pm EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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HUM
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"Humana’s Mobile Business and IT teams have worked hard to build world-class applications that help make healthy lifestyles more attainable for our members. This recognition illustrates the value of mobile apps in health and energizes our people to continue to drive innovation in the mobile space."

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Building on its continuing innovation in the mobile space, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) recently received two top Stevie Awards® for mobile innovation. The Stevies follow on the heels of MyHumana Mobile’s February Appy award presented by MediaPost at the Online Media, Marketing and Advertising (OMMA) Global Conference and Expo.

The Stevie Awards – People’s Choice Award – Best New Smartphone or Tablet App and a subcategory award for Best New Product/Service were awarded to Humana for its MyHumana app.

“We are proud to win The People’s Choice award as it represents the voice of the member and was driven by their votes and support,” said Brian LeClaire, Humana’s senior vice president and chief service and information officer. “Humana’s Mobile Business and IT teams have worked hard to build world-class applications that help make healthy lifestyles more attainable for our members. This recognition illustrates the value of mobile apps in health and energizes our people to continue to drive innovation in the mobile space.”

MyHumana Mobile brings personalized and relevant tools and resources to Humana members whenever and wherever they need them. The Mobile app gives members immediate access to important resources – drug pricing, health care provider searches, an urgent-care locator, spending-account balances, ID card details and other great features.

The MyHumana app has more than 25,000 iPhone and nearly 11,000 Android downloads (as of July 2011) and continues to be a popular resource for Humana members on-the-go.

The Stevie Awards were presented in more than 40 categories. More than 2,800 entries were entered on behalf of organizations large and small across a broad spectrum of industries. Stevie Award finalists and winners were judged by hundreds of executives across the country. More than 140,000 votes were cast in this year’s People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products. Humana joins other top organizations receiving 2011 Stevie Awards including Apple, GE, Groupon, Whole Foods Market, and Hewlett Packard to name a few.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are given in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading consumer-focused health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

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 (including upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors)
  • Corporate Governance information

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Humana Inc.
Corporate Communications:
Marvin Hill, Jr., 502-476-0315
mhill1@humana.com