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Humana posts 22 percent 1Q earnings increase
San Francisco Chronicle

Humana Inc. said Monday its first-quarter profit rose 22 percent as the health insurer benefited from enrollment gains in its Medicare offerings and slower growth in health care use in its employer-based insurance plans.

In a sign of its growing diversity, the Louisville-based managed care company also doubled pretax income in its health and well-being services segment in the period.