Press Releases

  • 10/30/06 5:00 am EST
    • EPS for third quarter compares to $0.28 in the prior-year quarter
    • Consolidated revenues up 48 percent to $5.65 billion
    • Medical membership up 57 percent year to date
    • Year-to-date cash flows from operations of over $1.1 billion
    • 2006 cash flow guidance raised to $1.6 billion to $1.8 billion
    • 2007 EPS guidance of $3.90 to $4.10
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today reported $0.95 in diluted earnings per common share (EPS) for the quarter ended September 30, 2006 (3Q06), within the range of the company’s previous guidance of $0.95 to $1.00. The 3Q06 EPS compares to $0.28(a)(d)(e) EPS for the quarter ended September 30, 2005 (3Q05). Excluding 3Q05 expenses related to the settlement of class action litigation(d) and Hurricane Katrina(e), EPS formore...
  • 10/25/06 8:29 am EDT

    Grant Harrison will join Company as vice president of Integrated Consumer Experience, devoted to furthering consumer-focused health benefits

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced the appointment of Grant Harrison to the position of vice president of Integrated Consumer Experience, ICE, a division of Humana’s Innovation Center. ICE is Humana’s business entity dedicated to enhancing a consumer-focused, integrated and holistic health care experience for members at all points in the benefit continuum. Harrison brings fifteen yearsmore...
  • 10/23/06 10:10 am EDT

    Humana, Availity, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and athenahealth Join Efforts

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced that the company, along with Availity LLC, its primary electronic data interchange and real-time gateway, will be working with other payers, claims clearinghouses and practice management groups to expand integrated real-time claim adjudication channels. The joint effort is part of an on-going initiative to simplify administrative tasks and help physicians obtain payment formore...
  • 10/17/06 8:58 am EDT

    New HealthMiles PlusTM Program from Virgin Life CareTM and Humana Motivates Members to Lead Healthier Lives

    TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Residents of Tampa can now earn rewards while improving their health through HealthMiles Plus, a health rewards program offered by Virgin Life Care and individual insurance, underwritten by Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). Similar in concept to frequent flyer programs, HealthMiles Plus is a first-of-its-kind rewards program with incentives designed to motivate people to lead healthier lives and take a preventive approach to healthmore...
  • 10/11/06 10:15 am EDT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced a new partnership with New York Times #1 best-selling authors Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz. The partnership provides Humana with a unique integrative and creative cross-promotional opportunity with two well-respected medical experts. Initiatives to be undertaken include sponsorship of Dr. Roizen’s weekly broadcast – You: The Owners Manual; a targetedmore...
  • 10/10/06 9:05 am EDT

    State Farm agents to sell Humana Gold Choice, Private Fee-for-Service Medicare plan

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. & BLOOMINGTON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and State Farm, the nation’s largest property and casualty insurer, announced today that the more than 17,000 State Farm agents will have the opportunity to be licensed to sell Humana’s Medicare Advantage private fee for service (PFFS) plans for 2007. The agents are located throughout the United States allowing people with Medicare easy access to an agent whomore...
  • 10/9/06 2:53 pm EDT

    Bogart Epic to be Shown in Nearly 700 Theatres Across the Country through National CineMedias CineMeetings & Events

    Outreach Campaign Previews Humanas 2007 Medicare Advantage Health Plans

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Straight from the golden days of Hollywood to a theatre near you, Humana (NYSE: HUM) today announced that it will bring the 1942 classic “Casablanca” back to the big screen in select movie theatres nationwide as part of a campaign to preview its 2007 Medicare Advantage health plans. The special screening events are designed to introduce those eligible for Medicare and their caregivers to Humana’smore...
  • 10/3/06 3:03 pm EDT

    Community Pharmacists Will Be Able to Help Medicare Beneficiaries Better Manage Medication Regimens, Optimize Therapeutic Outcomes

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has entered into a partnership with Brooks Eckerd to offer a Medication Therapy Management program to qualified Humana Medicare members. Humana’s Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program provides pharmacists with a suite of medication review solutions and clinical measures to identify problems or gaps in prescription drug therapy and better assist Medicare beneficiaries reduce the riskmore...
  • 9/29/06 12:25 pm EDT

    Humana Medicare PDP is again the low-cost leader,

    offering lowest premiums in 38 out of 50 states

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Building on the success of its 2006 Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug program plan offerings, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) today announced it has received approval from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for a major expansion of its Medicare benefit plans and business relationships for 2007. When the open enrollment period for 2007 benefits begins Nov. 15, 2006, people eligible formore...
  • 9/20/06 11:32 am EDT
    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 20, 2006--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that its existing contract with HCA-HealthONE hospital and ancillary facilities has been extended from June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008 for all Humana members throughout Colorado. Terms of the contract extension were not disclosed. "We have forged a much tighter relationship with HCA-HealthOne, since our members in Colorado seek out care in their hospitals, surgery centers, and imaging sites a majority of themore...