8-K 1 form8k_06182008.htm FORM 8-K DATED JUNE 18, 2008 Form 8-K Dated June 18, 2008

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)

June 18, 2008

 


 

COVENTRY HEALTH CARE, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter).

 

Delaware

 

1-16477

 

52-2073000

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification Number)

 

 

6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 900, Bethesda, Maryland 20817

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(301) 581-0600

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

oWritten communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o Pre–commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o Pre–commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

SECTION 7 – Regulation FD

 

ITEM 7.01 – Regulation FD Disclosure

 

On June 18, 2008, Coventry Health Care, Inc. (“the Company”) issued a news release stating that the Company has updated its publicly disclosed financial expectations for the second quarter and full fiscal year 2008. A copy of the news release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. The exhibit is not deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or incorporated by reference in the Company’s filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1933.

 

SECTION 9 – FINANCIAL STATEMENT AND EXHIBITS

 

ITEM 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description of Exhibit

99.1

 

Press release updating financial expectations for the second quarter and full fiscal year 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

COVENTRY HEALTH CARE, INC.

 

 

 

By: /s/ Shawn M. Guertin

 

Shawn M. Guertin

 

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

 

Dated: June 18, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description of Exhibit

99.1

 

Press release updating financial expectations for the second quarter and full fiscal year 2008.