Oh, Baby! Childbirth classes help new and seasoned moms

Cape Town, South Africa

Congratulations – you’re expecting a child. Whether it’s your first or your fourth, there’s much to do to prepare yourself and your family for the birth of a newborn. Setting up the nursery, deciding on cord banking, figuring out childcare – the list can seem endless. Continue reading

Being on Guard

Hospitals are a place of healing, so why do some people end up sicker for having gone?

It’s hard to believe, but hospitals have become a place where you can pick up an infection. While hospitals are generally very safe, and the best place to go when sick or injured, it’s important to know that there is some risk of getting a hospital-acquired infection (HAI) while you’re receiving care and treatment. Continue reading

Webinar: The Art of Mindfulness Part I: Introduction

Mindfulness has been a very popular trend for the past couple of years, and has been endorsed through research and celebrities as an effective answer to the demands of modern life.To introduce the meaning behind this simple yet powerful practice, Health Net is offering a live call/webinar titled The Art of Mindfulness Part I: Introduction. Continue reading

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

Jan. 18 Webinar: Using Technology for a Healthy Lifestyle

guy-adjusting-phone-on-armAs we continue into the 21st century, mobile applications, or apps, are playing an increasingly important role in the daily lives of individuals of all ages. Many use this mobile technology to track their health and activities – generating the potential to be used in concert with other health-promoting strategies. 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. We want you to be aware of PAL changes that may affect your health care coverage.

 

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