Covered California and Health Net extend deadline to Dec. 22 for a Jan. 1 effective date

oe-graphic-w-clockCovered California shared a press release announcing that the deadline for a Jan. 1, 2018 coverage effective date has been extended to Friday, Dec. 22 to accommodate increased interest in enrollment for the new year.  Continue reading

Health Net providing assistance to Southern California wildfire victims and evacuees

Residents of a neighborhood sit by and watch a fire threaten their homes.

Health Net, Inc. is helping ensure that members of its subsidiaries who have lost their homes or been evacuated due to current wildfire activity in Ventura, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and San Diego counties have access to essential prescription medications, critical Health Net information and other services to help them cope with grief, loss, stress or trauma. Continue reading

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

California Large Group Enhanced Choice portfolio: Refreshed to power your 2018 business

ThinkstockPhotos-522805842_jpgHealth Net is pleased to announce our Enhanced Choice portfolio is refreshed for 2018 plan-year selling. Enhanced Choice, our top-selling defined-contribution portfolio, is built to last. 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

California Notice of Changes to coverage terms for 2018

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Commercial Small and Large Group Certificate of Insurance and Evidence of Coverage booklets, with effective dates of Jan. 1, 2018 and later, will contain the updates included in the Notice of Changes link below. 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