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

October webinar to discuss the importance of probiotics

Breakfast-Fruit-Fruits-Fig-Yogurt_jpgProbiotic supplements have been a growing trend among health-conscious consumers for the better part of a decade. But what exactly are probiotics and why are they important for your health? To that end, what is a prebiotic and how is it different from a probiotic? Continue reading

Pharmacy Creditability – Employer required notice to employees

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Health Net is mailing an important reminder to employer groups about a CMS notice they must provide their employees by October 15, 2017: Pharmacy plan creditable coverage. 

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Prostate cancer – to monitor or treat?

Doctor and male patientCancer is in the news every day. Here is some information about prostate cancer that your clients may find useful.

 
Every year, more than 160,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men.  Continue reading

Oregon/Washington: Eclipsed by health care changes? See Health Net’s 2018 vision

ThinkstockPhotos-122413037_jpgYou are invited to learn about Health Net’s strategy for the Oregon/Washington commercial group market.

Attending one of these meetings will provide insight into our 2018 commercial group portfolio offerings as well as other topics. A hot breakfast or lunch will be provided at these meetings. Continue reading

Managing a multigenerational workforce

Group of business people at the officeThe following information may be of use to your commercial clients:

There’s a lot of discussion now about the Millennial generation in the workplace, as members of this group form a growing percentage of the employee base. Smart businesses learn how to bring out the best in their people across all generational lines.

While generational differences can pose business challenges, they may provide opportunity as well. Diversity of thought leads to a more innovative work environment and new approaches and ideas. Consider these suggestions for recruiting and retaining talent in a workplace that can now span up to five generations. Continue reading

Diabetes education and screening outreach calls

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To help promote awareness of the importance of diabetes-related screenings, on August 29 Health Net began reaching out to approximately 7,000 of our commercial members in Arizona, California and Oregon who are identified as diabetic.

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Message from Chief Sales Officer Larry Tallman: New Leadership Role and New Sales Opportunities in 2017

Happy New Year! We’re gearing up for a tremendously successful 2017 – full of new sales opportunities to ensure your future remains bright, and your portfolios grow. Continue reading