Humana Military Forms U.S. General Services Administration Mentor Protégé Agreement with Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned S

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Humana Military Healthcare Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), announces it is entering a two-year Mentor Protégé agreement with VERUS Government Solutions (VERUSGov) of Potomac, Maryland, to assist the company in expanding their General Services Administration (GSA) schedule offerings.

Humana Military will work collaboratively with VERUSGov to increase their capabilities in offering expanded services to government agencies that use the GSA Schedule for commercial acquisitions through the GSA Mentor Protégé Office. Humana Military’s mentoring efforts will provide technical and general business knowledge to their protégé firm.

“Humana Military stands able and ready to assist small businesses,” said Dave Baker, president and CEO of Humana Military. “Small businesses bring many qualities, from cost, innovation, and quality to the platform. Our new partnership focuses on creating business opportunities with service-disabled and veteran-owned businesses,” Baker concluded.

GSA’s Mentor Protégé Program is designed to encourage and motivate GSA prime contractors to assist small businesses and enhance their capability of performing successfully on GSA contracts and subcontracts. It is intended to foster the establishment of long-term relationships between small businesses and GSA prime contractors, as well as the overall number of small businesses that receive GSA prime contract and subcontract awards.

For more info about the GSA and VERUSGov, please visit their websites at www.gsa.gov and www.verusgov.com.

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.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at 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 (including upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors);
  • Corporate Governance information.



CONTACT:

Humana Military Healthcare Services
Julie Ice, 502-301-6982
[email protected]

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