Press Releases

  • 11/5/07 11:00 am EST

    New Osteoarthritis Special Needs Plan Now Available for Seniors

    SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today the availability of an additional Medicare plan in Texas. Beginning on Nov. 15, Medicare beneficiaries with osteoarthritis can enroll in the Humana Choice PPO special needs plan. Available to seniors statewide, this special needs plan offers members routine chiropractic visits, acupuncture and osteoarthritis drug coverage during the coverage gap. The 2008 expansion, approvedmore...
  • 11/5/07 11:00 am EST

    New HMO and Special Needs Plans Now Available for Seniors

    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today the availability of additional Medicare plans in the Dallas area. Beginning on Nov. 15, Medicare beneficiaries can enroll in the Humana Gold Plus HMO plan, as well as have access to special needs plans for dual-eligibles and those with osteoarthritis. The 2008 expansion, approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, builds upon the already available regional andmore...
  • 11/5/07 10:02 am EST

    Expected to Bring Significant Savings to Eligible Humana Medicare Members Who Opt for Prescription Drugs from Preferred Home-Delivery Vendor

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a move that brings lower drug prices to nearly half of its 4.6 million Medicare members, Humana (NYSE: HUM) has announced it will offer zero-dollar copayments for eligible Humana Medicare members ordering Tier 1 (preferred generic) drugs from RightSourceSM starting in January 2008. RightSource is the company’s preferred prescription home delivery service. RightSource sends up to a 90-day supply of medicationsmore...
  • 11/5/07 9:00 am EST

    CAC will oversee clinical experiences for nursing students beginning Jan. 1, 2008

    DORAL, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CAC-Florida Medical Centers (CAC) has entered into an agreement with the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies to provide community-based clinical experiences for nursing students. The new partnership will be offered at CAC’s Westland and Little Havana medical centers in Miami-Dade County, where students will have the opportunity to participate in on-site clinical patient care under themore...
  • 11/1/07 9:49 am EDT

    Maximize Your Benefits Provides Prescription Drug Cost Information to Help Members Save Money

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it has taken its pharmacy consumer program, Maximize Your BenefitSM (MYB), to a new level. The new addition to MYB includes an online drug pricing tool that provides Humana members with information they can use to manage their prescription drug costs. Key features of the tool include real-time, benefit-specific pricing on prescription drugs, choosing a specificmore...
  • 11/1/07 9:11 am EDT

    New Program Intended to Improve Health Outcomes While Saving Money for State Employees and Taxpayers

    FRANKFORT, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beginning in early 2008, the Commonwealth of Kentucky – through its health-plan administrator, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), and Carena Inc. – will begin phasing in a new service for state employees and their dependents: medical house calls. Under the program, Carena doctors will treat state employees and their family members with urgent health care needs at their homes – 24 hours a day, seven days a weekmore...
  • 11/1/07 8:43 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Military Healthcare Services (HMHS) recently received the Vision Award from the Customer Contact Center Network (C3N) during the second annual Boomerang Awards. The award, for overall contact center excellence in the large center (over 101 call center representatives), was given to the most respected contact center in the region. The Boomerang Awards is an annual competition recognizing the achievements andmore...
  • 10/31/07 4:52 pm EDT

    Pulaski Chooses the Organization Access of West Michigan to Receive $10,000 Grant

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pat Pulaski has been selected as the recipient of the Humana Starlight Award, honoring the efforts of senior citizens who volunteer in the Grand Rapids area. In recognition of her service, Humana awarded a $10,000 grant to All County Churches Emergency Support System (ACCESS), the nonprofit organization of Pulaski’s choosing. Pat Pulaski started as a volunteer with ACCESS more than 15 years agomore...
  • 10/30/07 1:05 pm EDT
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Free flu shots, blood pressure screenings, body fat analysis and seminars on senior wellness and health plan options are being offered free of charge to Medicare beneficiaries in the Corpus Christi area. Sponsored by Humana, H.E.B. Pharmacy and the SilverSneakers Fitness Program, the Humana 2008 Showcase will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 14 in the Watergarden Room of the American Bankmore...
  • 10/29/07 6:00 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM): EPS for third quarter 2007 of $1.78 including $0.25 per share from items not expected to recur in future periods 2007 EPS guidance revised to $4.75 to $4.80 including $0.25 per share described above 2008 EPS projected to be $5.30 to $5.50 Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today reported financial results for the quarter endedmore...