Health Net Federal Services Launches Mobile Site Providing On-the-Go Access to Health Care for Military Families

Health Net uses latest smart phone and tablet technology for TRICARE North Region

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Net Federal Services, LLC, part of the Government Contracts segment of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), today announced the launch of its mobile site for the TRICARE North Region. Active duty and retired service members and their families can now locate providers, urgent care and convenient clinics anywhere in the TRICARE North Region using a smart phone or tablet.

“We are excited to provide on-the-go access to health care services to those we serve using the technology of choice and convenience in today’s evolving world,” said Tom Carrato, president of Health Net Federal Services. “Military families are continuously on the go. With our new mobile site, access to care is a click away no matter where they are in the TRICARE North Region.”

Other features on Health Net Federal Services’ mobile site highlight the most commonly sought information, including behavioral health resources, answers to the most frequently asked questions, contact information, and a tool to easily locate military treatment facilities and TRICARE Service Centers in the TRICARE North Region.

Active duty and retired service members and their families can access Health Net Federal Services’ mobile site at www.hnfs.com/go/mobile or through its website at www.hnfs.com. The mobile site’s built-in auto-detect feature will pull up either smart phone or tablet version. No downloading is required.

As the managed care support contractor for the TRICARE North Region, Health Net Federal Services provides health care services to approximately 3 million uniformed service beneficiaries, including active duty and retired service members, National Guard and Reserve members, family members, survivors and other eligible beneficiaries. The TRICARE North Region includes: Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. In addition, the contract covers portions of Tennessee, Missouri and Iowa.

About Health Net

Health Net, Inc. is a publicly traded managed care organization that delivers managed health care services through health plans and government-sponsored managed care plans. Its mission is to help people be healthy, secure and comfortable. Health Net provides and administers health benefits to approximately 6.0 million individuals across the country through group, individual, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as “Part D”), Medicaid, Department of Defense, including TRICARE, and Veterans Affairs programs. Health Net’s behavioral health services subsidiary, Managed Health Network, Inc., provides behavioral health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs to approximately 5.0 million individuals, including Health Net’s own health plan members. Health Net’s subsidiaries also offer managed health care products related to prescription drugs, and offer managed health care product coordination for multi-region employers and administrative services for medical groups and self-funded benefits programs.

Health Net Federal Services, a subsidiary of Health Net, Inc., has a long history of providing cost-effective, quality managed health care programs for government agencies, including the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. As the managed care support contractor for the TRICARE North Region, Health Net provides health care services to approximately 3.0 million uniformed services beneficiaries, active and retired, and their families. In addition, Health Net provides quality, cost-effective health care solutions for veterans, as well as behavioral health services for active duty service members, veterans and their families. Visit Health Net at www.healthnet.com, www.hnfs.com and www.facebook.com/healthnetfederalservices.

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CONTACT:

Health Net Federal Services
Molly Tuttle, 916-217-6171
[email protected]
or
Health Net, Inc.
Margita Thompson, 818-676-7912
[email protected]

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