October 30, 2008
Humana Military Healthcare Services Receives Second Consecutive Web Marketing Association Award
Humana Military Healthcare Services (HMHS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), recently received the Health Care Standard of Excellence award for outstanding achievement in web site development from the Web Marketing Association's 2008 WebAwards. Now in its 12th year, the WebAwards is the premier annual web site award competition that names the best web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for all web site development.
"We are honored to accept this award and continue our tradition of excellence in providing our customers with a user-friendly and trustworthy web site," said Dave Baker, president and CEO of HMHS.The WebAwards is an industry benchmark for the most effective web sites on the Internet today. Entries are judged by a panel of independent Internet experts representing many areas of web site development and include members of the media, advertising executives, top web site designers, content providers, and webmasters.
HMHS, headquartered in Louisville, KY., has been a Department of Defense contractor for the administration of the TRICARE program since July 1, 1996. In August 2003, HMHS was awarded the contract to provide health benefits support and services to approximately 2.8 million active duty and retired military and their eligible family members in the 10-state South Region. HMHS was also awarded the Department of Defense's contract to provide healthcare services and support for active duty service members and their families located in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, in February 2004.
Founded by the Web Marketing Association in 1997, the WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets industry benchmarks for the best web sites based on the seven criteria of a successful web site.
The goal of the WebAwards is to provide a forum to recognize the people and organizations responsible for developing some of the most effective web sites on the Internet today. Beyond validation, entrants benefit from a web site assessment by a professional judging panel, which provides specific feedback on how each site ranks against standards of excellence. For more information, visit www.webaward.org.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nation's largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 11.5 million medical 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 47-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.
More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company's web site at http://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