Concentra Acquires Chicago-Area Primary Care Practice Acquisition brings larger medical center, convenient health care services

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentra, a subsidiary of Humana Inc., announced today its latest step into primary care with the acquisition of Mid America Medical Associates and Garcia, Rosenberg & Associates, located in Lincolnwood, Ill.  With this acquisition, Concentra now has 15 medical centers in the greater Chicagoland area.

Mid America Medical Associates and Garcia, Rosenberg & Associates, located at 7126 N. Lincoln Ave, will continue to operate under the same name, with the same hours and contact information.  Practice owner Shariar Dadkhah, along with several physicians, clinical staff, and non-medical personnel will remain with the practice, and continue to serve patients in the community with the same level of care they have come to appreciate.  The acquisition by Concentra allows the practice to maintain relationships with the private-patient community, while having direct access to Concentra's proven outcomes-driven medical model and enhanced business and technology efficiencies.  In the near future, patients will also be able to access Concentra's health and wellness services.

Mayda Antun, M.D. Vice President of Medical Operations for Concentra Primary Care, said, "This is an excellent opportunity to support the great work done for the community by Mid America Medical Associates and Garcia, Rosenberg & Associates, and share Concentra's operational enhancements and service-driven patient experience, to further improve the health and well-being of patients.  The group has a proven record of service to the community, providing comprehensive medical treatment for the private-patient community – a philosophy that parallels that of Concentra and ultimately results in significant benefits for patients."

Patients may begin to see the Concentra logo in billing and insurance claims, but should not expect to see any interruption in the delivery of medical care.  This acquisition helps to create a wider network of quality, convenient medical care from Concentra, which includes more than 310 national occupational, urgent, and primary care medical centers.  The company employs qualified physicians, licensed therapists, occupational health specialists, and trained medical technicians to deliver exceptional heath care to patients across the country.  Learn more about Concentra, including its new expansion into primary care, by visiting www.Concentra.com.   

About Concentra

Concentra, a subsidiary of Humana Inc., is a leading health care company focused on improving America's health, one patient at a time. Through its affiliated clinicians, the company provides occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services from more than 310 medical centers in 40 states. In addition to these medical center locations, Concentra serves employers by providing a broad range of health advisory services and operating more than 260 worksite medical facilities. Through this complement of services, Concentra intends to raise the standard of health by putting individuals first, treating them with clinical excellence, and focusing on their ongoing wellness. www.Concentra.com

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company's web site at www.humana.com, including copies of:

  • Annual reports to stockholders;
  • Securities and Exchange Commission filings;
  • Most recent investor conference presentations;
  • Quarterly earnings news releases;
  • Replays of most recent earnings release conference calls;
  • Calendar of events (including upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors);
  • Corporate Governance information

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