December 11th, 2008 By | News | Posted In: Business

Sick of Unemployment? Try Humana

Humana announced Wednesday that they'll be adding 700 jobs to their Cincinnati operations by 2010. With the struggling economy, this is welcome news.

Some Quick Humana Facts:

• The new Humana regional headquarters, which employees around 700 people currently, will be located at the corner of Eden Park Drive and Gilbert Avenue.

• The Louisville-based company has roughly 1.5 million medical members in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, according to Business First.

• CEO Michael McCallister was voted the third best-performing boss in the country in 2006 by Forbes.

• According to Knoxnews.com, in late November Humana became a presenting sponsor for three events at Dollywood.

• Humana also presents the annual Humana Festival of New American Plays at Louisville's Actors Theatre.

Rick Pender regularly reports from the annual event.

• In 1996, Humana was caught up in controversy. Former employee Linda Peeno blew the whistle on the managed health care industry and testified before Congress about her experiences working for Humana and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

03.20.2010 at 04:05 Reply
Certainly, we need these kinds of job opportunities in the state. At the moment, the public are under difficult situations which is caused by the economic conditions. If you were to ask me, in times like these, it is really a difficult nut to crack over what to do about unemployment – numerous individuals have only unemployment checks standing between them and foreclosure or eviction and starvation. Someone who is out of work via no fault of their own doesn't deserve to suffer for it. It seems that government needs to be out of the way of any business that may create jobs, simply because that's the unquestionable key to curbing the recession.