Invitation to OR & WA Small Group Portfolio Webinars

Health Net continues to streamline its small group portfolio to be competitive and meet the needs of the Oregon and Washington markets. Attending one of these webinars will be your inside track into our 2017 Portfolio offerings. Please join us for one of these two open sessions to learn more.


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Employee well-being: the case for work-life balance and how to foster it

MHN Vacations SAF 1481_rgbMore companies are beginning to realize the business benefits of allowing employees more flexibility as a means of achieving work-life balance. Workplace flexibility impacts recruitment, retention, engagement, and productivity. In fact, more than half of employees surveyed by the Society of Human Resource Management cited flexibility to balance work-life issues as a “very important” aspect of job satisfaction.1 Continue reading

More Than an ID Card

Doctor and patient discuss optionsHealth Net focuses on early access and prevention

Here at Health Net, we don’t wait until people get sick to help out. Our job, always, is to connect members with the care they need. Under the Affordable Care Act and with the risk adjustment program, reaching out to members is even more important. Continue reading

OR/WA Drug List Changes for Q4 2016

Health Net’s Drug Lists are updated quarterly and available online.


This update includes information for all Commercial formularies/drug lists, except as otherwise noted.

  • The Essential Rx Drug List (EDL) is an ACA compliant formulary utilized by Commercial members (IFP, Small and Large Group members).
  • The Aon Active Health Exchange Drug List is used by groups/members who sign up under the Aon Hewitt private exchange.

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The Impact of Depression in the Workplace

Surviving at work after layoffsDepression is a common medical illness that affects nearly one in 10 Americans each year.1 Unfortunately, half of employees affected by major depression are not diagnosed and usually go untreated, according to the Partnership for Workplace Mental Health. The good news is that treatment works: 80 percent of people with depression improve significantly with appropriate treatment, and almost all individuals receive some symptom relief and benefit from medical care.2 Continue reading

WA Small Business Group Plans: Small Group 2.0 for 2017

Thank you for a great year!2017 brings your clients more ways to find their perfect-fit coverage and price sweet spot with Small Group 2.0. The simplified, sustainable, small-business focused coverage Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. (Health Net) promised in 2016 is what we’re bringing you again in 2017. Continue reading

Larry Tallman’s Large Group 101+ Audio Message: PPO as Part of Diversified Growth Strategy

In his latest audio message released to brokers and sales agents this week, Health Net Chief Sales Officer for Large Business Larry Tallman describes the advantages of Health Net’s PPO products, “Our traditional PPO and HSA/HRA plans are supported by extensive medical and pharmacy networks, offering greater flexibility and choice.” Continue reading

Pharmacy Creditability – Employer Required Notice to Employees

rxHealth Net is mailing an important reminder to employer groups about a CMS notice they must provide their employees by October 15, 2016: Pharmacy plan creditable coverage. Continue reading

CA Large Group 101+ Starting Line-Up Portfolio Packs a Powerful Selling Punch for 2017!

As health care rapidly evolves, Health Net continues to define and refine affordable health coverage for employer groups and their employees. Steadfast in our commitment to the people and communities we serve, we make it easy for you to offer low-cost, quality plan choices that keep California employees healthy and companies going strong! Continue reading