LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) – Humana Military Healthcare Services, TRICARE contractor for the South Region, is hosting its second annual Southwest Regional Case Management Conference, on May 21-22, at the Marriott San Antonio Northwest, in San Antonio, Texas. The conference, titled “Challenges Facing the Wounded Warrior and Their Families Today,” is open for civilian providers from Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas to attend. Pre-registration is required.
The event’s primary purpose is to increase physicians, nurses and case managers’ awareness of signature injuries from actions in Iraq and Afghanistan such as Traumatic Brain Injuries, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, amputations and more. The conference will emphasize how injuries are caused, related medical and behavioral challenges for wounded service members and their families, and emerging treatments for reintegrating wounded warriors back into the community.
Presenters for the conference include Charles Harvey Roadman, II, M.D., Lt. General USAF (Ret). Dr. Roadman’s military career includes serving as the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General and on the 2007 Independent Review Group on Rehabilitative Care and Administrative Processes at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and National Naval Medical Center. Colonel Promotable Loree Sutton, Director of the Defense Center of Excellence will be on hand to give an overview on Traumatic Brain Injury.
Application of CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. CCM credits have been approved through the Commission for Case Management Certification for 7.5 CCM credit hours. CEU credits have been approved for 7.5 CEUs through Humana, Inc., an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the Kentucky State Board of Nursing, Provider number 6-0012, Offering 60012-09.
While there is no cost for registration, attendance is limited to 250 participants. For more information or to register, please call 502-301-2355. On-line registration is available by visiting https://infocenter.humana-military.com/South/provweb/Seminar/ SeminarList.asp and selecting the “Challenges Facing the Wounded Warrior and Their Families Today” event. (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.)
HMHS, headquartered in Louisville, KY., has been a Department of Defense contractor for the administration of the TRICARE program since July 1, 1996. In August 2003, HMHS was awarded the contract to provide health benefits support and services to approximately 2.8 million active duty and retired military and their eligible family members in the 10-state South Region. HMHS was also awarded the Department of Defense’s contract to provide health care services and support for active duty service members and their families located in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, in February 2004.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded health and supplemental benefits companies, with approximately 11.4 million medical members. Humana is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering a wide array of health and supplementary benefit plans for employer groups, government programs and individuals.
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