Health Net Enrolls One Millionth Member in Its Combined California State Health Programs
Milestone Highlights Health Net as California’s Largest Provider of Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Benefits
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Net of California, Inc. and its subsidiary, Health Net Community Solutions, recently enrolled the one millionth member in their state-sponsored health plans (Medi-Cal and Healthy Families), cementing their combined role as the largest provider of state-sponsored health plans in California.
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“Health Net is committed to providing quality benefits and excellent service to Californians,” said Dave Meadows, Health Net’s vice president of California Health Programs. “Reaching this milestone demonstrates our strength in California and the impact we have made in helping build healthy communities.”
To address the health and wellness needs of its growing membership, Health Net has opened four Community Solutions Centers (CSCs). These centers offer a wide range of free fitness and health-related classes, activities and events in both English and Spanish to local families all year long. In addition, individuals can speak with bilingual Health Net representatives, enroll in Medi-Cal and Healthy Families programs, and get their questions answered about Health Net benefits.
There currently are four CSC locations in California: East Los Angeles, Fresno, Bakersfield and Modesto.
Health Net recently relocated its East Los Angeles CSC to a larger building to accommodate the increased number of visits and growing demand for programs and services. The “grand re-opening” of the center is today, February 16, 2012, and includes a community health fair with free dental screenings and other health and wellness activities.
Dedicated to Serving Californians
In California, Health Net provides:
- Medi-Cal in 12 counties: Fresno*, Kern*, Kings*, Los Angeles, Madera*, Orange*, Riverside*, Sacramento, San Bernardino*, San Diego, Stanislaus and Tulare.
- Healthy Families Program in 20 counties: El Dorado, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Madera, Merced, Napa, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus, Tulare and Yolo.
- Healthy Families and Medi-Cal Dental programs in 26 counties: Serves more than 236,000 members statewide.
About Health Net of California
Health Net of California, Inc., a subsidiary of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), is one of the largest health plans in the state. Together with Health Net Community Solutions and Health Net Life Insurance Company, it serves more than 2.2 million members statewide and contracts with 67,000-plus physicians, 300-plus hospitals and 5,000-plus pharmacies, giving its members greater choice and more convenient access to care. For more information about Health Net, visit the website at www.healthnet.com.
* Health Net is a sub-contracted Medi-Cal plan in these counties.
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