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

Maintain Don’t Gain Challenge

feet-on-scaleHealth Net is launching an exciting new health challenge for Health Net members. We designed the Maintain Don’t Gain Challenge to help you make simple choices to control your weight. Health challenges are effective motivators, helping you to make lasting healthy lifestyle changes. And, you’ll earn credits as you complete your challenge activities! The program runs from November 1 through November 30, 2016. Continue reading

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

Sept. 21 Webinar: Don’t Lose Sleep Over Stress!

What is your "sleep needs spectrum"?Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar based class on Wednesday, September 21 that will explain how stress can affect your body and sleep patterns. The monthly webinar is offered to all Health Net members as well as non-Health Net insured individuals. Feel free to share this information with your friends and co-workers! Continue reading

Try Health Net’s Hospital Advisor Tool

P161 croppedHealth Net offers several online tools to help you in deciding where to get quality care and services. One of these is the Hospital Advisor Tool, which is powered by WebMD® and allows you to easily compare hospitals by the number of patients treated, mortality and complication rates, length of stay, and average costs. These reports are based on state, Leapfrog Group patient safety, and hospital satisfaction data.

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July 20 Webinar: Healthy Eating on a Budget

Reading Food LabelsIt 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 without taking up too much time and money if you have a strategy.

 

Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar based class to individuals that will help individuals stay on track to eating healthy while on a budget. Continue reading

May 18 Webinar: Farm to Fork, Food Prep Made Easy

Mother and son organizing groceriesDo you know where your food comes from or what’s in it? Today’s conventional food system depends heavily on the use of toxic chemicals that can potentially pose threats to our health. When you eat whole foods, you’re getting the food in its natural state because you’re getting it intact along with all of the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that are in the food. Basically, it’s the healthy whole food, rather than the bits that remain after refinement and processing.

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