(Corrects revenue figures in 3rd paragraph to $10.3 billion vs
$9.7 billion, instead of $9.7 billion vs $9.2 billion;)
July 31 Health insurer Humana Inc said
on Wednesday that its second-quarter profit rose 18 percent,
helped by growth in both its direct-to-customer division and the
unit that markets plans to employers.
The company, which specializes in private Medicare plans,
reported net income of $420 million, or $2.63 per share, up from
$356 million, or $2.16 per share, a year earlier.
Revenue rose to $10.3 billion from $9.7 billion.
(Reporting by Caroline Humer; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)