Health Net awards $4.2 million to drive health workforce development and improve quality of health data collection

senior medical doctor and teamHealth Net, one of California’s largest health plans, is awarding a combined $4.2 million to 22 healthcare organizations across the state to help increase health workforce development and improve the accuracy of encounter data collection. The grants will expand access to health care and enhance health outcomes in medically underserved communities. Continue reading

Building a collaborative workplace

The team to get the job doneCollaboration is becoming the norm in many workplaces, thanks to technology. More than just cooperation, collaboration is a true group effort of working towards a common goal for the good of the organization.  Continue reading

Get a flu shot – not the flu!

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Think you’re immune to the flu? Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. If you don’t want to get a flu shot to protect yourself, then please get one to protect others. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention estimates that flu-related hospitalizations and deaths, since 2010, have ranged from 152,000 to 766,000.   Continue reading

Preparing your workforce for a natural disaster

Sharing reform news with your clientsAs we’ve seen over the past few months, natural disasters can arrive unexpectedly or with merely a few days’ notice. When evaluating their preparedness programs, companies need to be sure to ask the right questions to ensure the safety of employees and the continuity of business operations. Continue reading

Arizona Small Group benefit and rate updates for 2018

Grandfathered Health Net plans Small Group 2.0 is brought to you by Health Net of Arizona, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net). Small Group 2.0 for 2018 gives you more of what sells with new designs and all-time favorites. Here’s how we’re making it easy for your clients to renew or buy Health Net for the first time: Continue reading

2018 Open Enrollment: Oregon Individual & Family Plan line-up

Application RemindersHealth Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. (Health Net) is further simplifying our Individual & Family Plan portfolio for 2018. We will only be offering a PPO standard Silver and a PPO standard Bronze HSA plan in 2018. We are notifying members so they’re ready for open enrollment.   Continue reading

Mental Illness Awareness Week

woman thinking Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 1-7, 2017. Each year, the first week of October provides an opportunity to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care.

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Addressing workplace bullying

Businesspeople bullying a colleague at officeBullies are not just found in the school yard or playground. Sadly, childhood bullies often grow into adult bullies, bringing their destructive tendencies into the workplace. In fact, 60 million Americans are affected by workplace bullying, according to the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI). Continue reading