Humana Acquires Behavioral Health Care Mgmt Co

December 27, 2005 ( - Humana Inc has announced that it has acquired Corphealth Inc, a Fort Worth, Texas-based behavioral health care management company.

“The acquisition of Corphealth allows Humana to seamlessly integrate coverage of medical and behavioral health benefits,” said Thomas Liston, senior vice president – strategy and corporate development for Humana, in the company’s announcement.

Corphealth offers a nationwide network of 22,000 behavioral health providers and currently serves approximately 2 million members, including employers, health insurance companies, and union trusts, the announcement said.

Humana Inc is a health benefits company, with approximately 7 million medical members, that offers health insurance products and related services through traditional and consumer-choice plans to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.