LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Humana Military Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is ranked 16 out of 100 on the 2010 “Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting” published by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) committee, which is comprised of investors, academics, corporate responsibility practitioners, and non-profit organizations. The listing recognizes companies that exemplify transparency and accountability while serving the United States government. CR Magazine and the CROA focused on U.S. companies and firms listed on the Russell 1000 in seven core areas:
“Accountability and transparency are key elements of our business model. As a government contractor, we must be ethical in all of our business practices and decisions, and we must be fully accountable to our Government customers and military beneficiaries,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “Recognition by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) is indeed gratifying, because it provides tangible evidence that we are achieving our objectives,” Baker concluded.
Humana Military received the highest ranking for any U.S. health care company. Other companies named in the top 100 include Hewlett-Packard, McKesson Corporation, General Electric, and Boeing among others.
About Humana Military Healthcare Services
Humana Military, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, has been a Department of Defense contractor for the administration of the TRICARE program since July 1, 1996. In August 2003, Humana Military was awarded the contract to provide health-benefits support and services to approximately three million active duty and retired military and their eligible family members in the 10-state South Region. For more information about Humana Military, please visit www.humana-military.com.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 10.3 million medical members and approximately 7.3 million specialty-benefit members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplemental benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.
Over its 49-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:
Humana Military Healthcare Services
Julie Ice, 502-301-6982
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