SOURCE: Cardiac Network Inc.

September 05, 2007 08:30 ET

Cardiac Network Inc. to Become Full Humana Inc. Provider in Florida Starting October 1, 2007

Florida Represents 30% of Humana's Members Making It the Largest State in Humana's Nationwide Network

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 5, 2007) - Cardiac Network Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CNWI) today announced that effective October 1, 2007, its products will be available to Humana Inc.'s members in Florida. Florida represents 30% of Humana's members making it the largest state in Humana's nationwide network.

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nation's largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with approximately 11.3 million medical members.

JD Power and Associates ranked Humana as the Number One Provider in Florida in 2006 for a Medicare Prescription drug plan survey. Humana's health choice care network individual policy covers 86 hospitals, 3987 primary care doctors, 1599 pediatric doctors, 1082 obyn's, 8941 other specialty physicians, 4369 other medical professionals and 2032 ancillary facilities.

"We are pleased to be a Humana provider with our potentially life-saving 'Heart 2005A' and 'HeartOne' products," stated Mr. Zev Helfer, President and CEO of Cardiac Network. "To partner with such a well-respected health Benefit Company so soon after obtaining our Medicare Provider number is further affirmation that our state-of-the-art products and facilities will help Cardiac Patients nationwide."

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nation's largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with approximately 11.3 million medical members. Humana offers a diversified portfolio of health insurance products and related services -- through traditional and consumer-choice plans -- to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.

Over its 46-year history, Humana has consistently seized opportunities to meet changing customer needs. Today, the company is a leader in consumer engagement, providing guidance that leads to lower costs and a better health plan experience throughout its diversified customer portfolio.

Cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease are widespread, afflicting over 70 million people. Heart attacks are the single biggest killer in the United States alone. Each year, about 1.1 million Americans suffer a heart attack. About 460,000 of those heart attacks are fatal. Those figures could change dramatically if those people got to a hospital as fast as possible when a heart attack first happened.

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