New Chronic Pain Module Coming to myStrength Beginning February 1, 2017

Despite living in a culture where we seek better nutrition, an active lifestyle and a renewed sense of well-being, nearly 100 million of us suffer from chronic pain every year.1 In fact, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. For those who suffer with chronic pain, the condition results in: Continue reading

Revised Prior Authorization Requirements for OR Commercial Members

We regularly review the Prior Authorization List (PAL) to ensure we deliver the right balance of value and stability to our members. As a valued employer group with Health Net, we want you to be aware of PAL changes that may affect your employees’ health care coverage.

 

We have revised our commercial (EPO, POS, CommunityCare, and PPO) PAL requirements, effective January 1, 2017. Continue reading

Oregon/Washington 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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New Enhancement to myStrength: “Mindfulness”

mystrengthMental health is an integral and essential component of health. Health Net understands this and is partnering with myStrength to offer you complimentary access to myStrength.com as a Health Net member.

 

myStrength is excited to announce the release of a new suite of wellness activities, called “Mindfulness.”  Continue reading

CA Businesses: Make Your Move With Health Net

California Businesses with 51–100 Employees

 

It’s time for many California businesses with 51–100 employees to make the move to small business group coverage. Those making the move are groups that opted for early renewal in 2015 to stay with their 51–100 group plan.

 

Just like moving houses, there’s much to consider and do. Small Group 2.0 – brought to you by Health Net of California, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net) – makes the move easy for you! 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

OR Notice: Revised Prior Authorization Requirements for Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. Commercial Members

At Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. (Health Net), we regularly review the Prior Authorization List (PAL). As a valued employer group with Health Net, we want you to be aware of PAL changes that may affect your employees’ health care coverage.

 

Effective July 1, 2016, we have revised our commercial (EPO, POS, CommunityCare, and PPO) PAL requirements. Significant changes to the list are indicated below. A complete copy of the new July 1, 2016, PAL requirements can be viewed here.  Continue reading

Health Care Coverage Coming to Undocumented Children in CA

All children – regardless of immigration status – will now be eligible for Medi-Cal health benefits.

For the first time, health care coverage is on its way to approximately 170,000 low-income children in California whose immigration status is undocumented.

As of May 1, 2016, children under 19 years old will be eligible for full-scope Medi-Cal health benefits regardless of their immigration status. Continue reading