Press Releases

  • 8/23/07 9:37 am EDT

    Network Growth an Encouraging Sign for Humana Inc. Business Units Expanding Membership

    GREEN BAY, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HumanaDental Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), announced a significant milestone today – its PPO network now has more than 100,000 dentist locations across the United States. The rapid growth of HumanaDental’s network – which has doubled in size over the past four years – provides more choices and cost-saving opportunities for HumanaDental customers.more...
  • 8/22/07 10:00 am EDT
    MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced the launch of a new Pharmacovigilance Initiative at the University’s medical campus in Miami. The new program will focus on prescription drug safety -- in particular, the science of detecting and understanding adverse drug events. “It is estimated that about 2 million people in this country experience a seriousmore...
  • 8/15/07 9:22 am EDT

    Center for Improving Medication Management Will Better Inform and Drive the Adoption and Use of Technology by Pharmacists, Physicians and Patients

    BURLINGTON, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--State Alliance for e-Health Quarterly Conference –– SureScripts, founded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), today announced that it is collaborating with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), Humana Inc., Intel Corporation and the Medical Group Management Association (more...
  • 8/13/07 3:45 pm EDT

    Approximately 600 South Florida members moved to Humana

    MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it is assisting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in providing uninterrupted access to health and prescription benefits for the nearly 600 Medicare members of SunCoast Physicians Health Plan, Inc., in Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward counties. SunCoast’s contract with CMS was terminated following action by the Florida Department of Financemore...
  • 7/30/07 6:00 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM): Full year EPS expected to grow more than 50 percent in 2007 Lower administrative costs primarily from efficiency and productivity gains Improving medical expense ratios in both segments GAAP cash flows from operations up 33 percent year to date Non-GAAP cash flows from operations up 71 percent year to datemore...
  • 7/27/07 9:17 am EDT

    $100,000 grant available to non-profit organization in inaugural program

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A little more than five weeks remain for Greater Phoenix-area charities to apply for a one-time, $100,000 grant in the inaugural Arizona Benefits charitable awards program, created and funded by health benefits company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). The program is designed to give local not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organizations the opportunity to receive a meaningful contribution. To be considered, organizationsmore...
  • 7/26/07 12:26 pm EDT

    Nominations Are Being Accepted Through September 5, 2007

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To honor the love, wisdom and importance of grandparents and help bring more recognition to National Grandparents Day (September 9th), GRAND will again present a GRANDParent of The Year Award to an individual nominated by the general public. “Last year’s contest made such an impact on all involved that we decided to make this an annual event. One of the joys of this project was that so many ofmore...
  • 7/19/07 11:49 am EDT

    One-Stop Resource Designed to Help Independent Agents Save Time, Build Business

    WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insurance professionals now have a new, advanced online resource to assist them in marketing, selling and tracking personal health plans from HumanaOne®, the individual health insurance division of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Designed with input from independent insurance agents, Agent Workbench provides information and tools to help insurance professionals build their business, while saving time and takingmore...
  • 7/19/07 10:59 am EDT

    Self-Funded Companies See Aggregate 13.7 Percent Drop in Costs

    MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Health Care Group (BHCG) self-funded member companies for which comparative data is available saw a 13.7 percent drop in medical costs per health plan member in 2006, which translates into annual savings of $24 million. When taking into account health care cost increase trends, the program produced even greater savings, totaling an estimated $40 million. An independent third-party research firm comparedmore...
  • 7/18/07 9:13 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM): Full year 2007 EPS now anticipated to be in the range of $4.40 to $4.50 Improved consolidated administrative expense ratio Better-than-expected operating performance in both business segments Detailed 2Q07 financial results to be released on July 30, 2007 Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today reported diluted earnings per commonmore...