Humana Adding Approximately 500 Jobs Nationwide

Wed May 8, 2013 10:00am EDT

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Humana Adding Approximately 500 Jobs Nationwide

Company to add full-time Direct Marketing Services Telesales positions

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the country’s leading health and well-being companies, announced plans to add approximately 500 Telesales Specialists and leadership jobs nationally to its fulltime Direct Marketing Services (DMS) Telesales workforce.

The new jobs will support Humana’s DMS retail sales and enrollment operations, and will be located at Humana call centers around the country, including:

  • Madison, Wis. – approximately 60 positions
  • Miramar, Fla. – approximately 80 positions
  • Phoenix, Ariz. – approximately 110 positions
  • San Antonio, Texas – approximately 80 positions
  • Tampa, Fla. – approximately 170 positions

“When a company such as Humana is expanding in Florida that’s a good sign,” said U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson “And these jobs will help folks in both Tampa and Miramar.”

The telesales and client services positions will provide national retail phone sales and enrollment support for Humana’s Medicare benefit plans and senior products as well as individual health and specialty products. These positions will directly handle inquiries and provide guidance to develop comprehensive benefit solutions for new and existing Humana members nationwide. Humana is adding these jobs in order to meet the demand of the upcoming annual Medicare open enrollment period from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, 2013.

“These new jobs will ensure that we are well positioned to offer world class enrollment support to the Medicare beneficiaries and those seeking enrollment assistance for individual health plans,” said Khursheed Zafar, Vice President of Direct Marketing Services for Humana. “We’re pleased to be hiring for such a large number of jobs and continuing our commitment to the communities where our call centers are located.”

Humana currently employs nearly 49,000 full-time and part-time associates nationwide, including subsidiary companies.

Humana is seeking to fill these positions immediately, with starting dates ranging from June 3 to July 15. To apply online, visit http://careers.humana.com.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., 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.

Humana Corporate Communications
Alex J. Kepnes, 502-580-2990
akepnes@humana.com