Select Number of Small Group Plan Members Invited to Take an HRQ, Earn $50

California Small Business Groups

shutterstock_11696662_Social Media and Your BusinessAt Health Net, we want our members — your employees — to use their benefits, in order to be their healthiest! We’re reaching out to a select number of small group plan members who we feel will gain the most value, with an invitation to take a Health Risk Questionnaire (HRQ) and visit their doctor—and sweetening the deal with a $50 gift certificate. Continue reading

July 20 Webinar: Healthy Eating on a Budget

couple with brown bag lunchIt may seem difficult to maintain a healthy diet when you are on a budget. However, mealtime doesn’t have to be costly, complicated, or unhealthy. Eating right can be affordable, convenient, and nutritious. There are many strategies to help you stay on course when you are shopping at the grocery store. You can make good nutrition a priority if you have a strategy.  Continue reading

Enjoy the fireworks—and stay safe

This is a fireworks safety post we published for you previously. The information remains the same, and we think it’s worth repeating. Above all, have a safe and happy July 4th holiday!

 

Every year, injuries from fireworks—often burns to the hands and face—send thousands of Americans to hospital emergency departments. And while Independence Day is the most popular time for fireworks, people set them off at other times too, making fireworks a year-round safety concern. Continue reading

Information for Erskine Fire Victims: Emergency Rx Refills Available

Health Net has posted the following information on our Member Pulse blog and our social media channels of Facebook and Twitter.  Please feel free to share this with your employees who are Health Net members.

Health Net providing access to essential prescriptions during and after the emergency

Health Net is taking steps to help ensure that Health Net members who are victims and evacuees of the Erskine Fire in Kern County, California, have access to essential prescriptions and critical Health Net information.

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School’s Out, Summer’s In: Time for Safety Reminders

parents and children on vacation playing together outdoor

Put away the books and open up the umbrellas! Summer is here, and Health Net hopes there are many occasions for you to round up the family, hit the beach, gather near a grill and take a dip in the pool.

 

Whether children are out for a traditional summer break or just a few weeks from year-round school, their disposition is bound to be sunny these next several weeks. After all, what kid doesn’t love Popsicles, night swimming, fireworks, staying up late and hanging with cousins? Summer time equals a lot more freedom than during the school year. To that, we say, let it shine! Continue reading

Do You See What I See? Cataract Awareness Month Tips

Senior Couple Relaxing In Summer Garden Wearing Hats

Age 40 is a momentous age for many people. It’s a time when there are some distinctive mind and body changes – differences that have much to do with metabolism, skin and hair. Thankfully, resiliency is also known to surface around this time!

 

Age, in fact, affects the eyes, too. There are currently 24-million Americans age 40 and older who have cataracts, according to a report put out by Prevent Blindness America. Continue reading

It’s Men’s Health Month, so Three Cheers for Dad!

Father And Son Hiking In Countryside Wearing Backpacks

There’s no doubt a father wears many hats to help his children succeed in the world. Provider, teacher, disciplinarian, listener, spiritual leader, friend – these are all attributes any good father possesses. Which is why, on Father’s Day, it’s important to say “thank you” to the dad who helped shape the person you are today, and/or to the dad who is doing a great job helping raise your children.

 

And while you can buy the dad in your life a father’s day gift, there really is no replacement for simply spending time with him. At Health Net, we’ve rounded up some good mental and physical ways to enjoy Father’s Day – whether you’re seven, 17 or 70 – with a deserving dad. Continue reading

June 15 Webinar: Summertime Safety for Your Family

family in hammockIt’s that time of the year again!  The first day of summer is right around the corner and you probably want to get outdoors and take advantage of the long, warm summer days.  It’s important to drink lots of water, dress properly, wear sunscreen, be careful around the pool, and watch out for those ticks!  Warm weather brings more opportunity for vacations, outdoor activities, and heat exposure.  Preventing and preparing for the hidden dangers of summer is key this time of the year.

 

Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar based class to individuals that will increase awareness on summer safety to encourage people of all ages to plan properly while participating in outdoor activities. Continue reading

New Video: Using the PureCare One EPO Network

If you have a PureCare One EPO health plan, then we want to ensure that you make the most of your coverage by using the PureCare One EPO network!

 

We created a video to explain a little more about your plan, how to find and choose doctors that work within this plan, and give you tips on how to avoid extra costs when using this plan.  Continue reading