Health Net Repeats Strong Regional Quality Rankings

Commercial and Medicaid health plans in Arizona and California ranked by NCQA

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) commercial and Medicaid health plans again are among the highest-ranked plans in Arizona and California, according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA’s) Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2011-12.

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Health Net highlights from the NCQA’s latest rankings:

  • Health Net of Arizona is the highest-ranked commercial health plan in Arizona, according to the NCQA’s Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings, 2011-12. It earned this distinction for the fifth straight year.
  • Health Net of California’s Medicaid plan (Medi-Cal) is the highest-ranked Medicaid plan in the state, according to the NCQA’s Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings, 2011-12. This is the third consecutive year it has earned this distinction.

“Health Net is focused on providing quality care and service to its members,” said Steve Sell, president of Health Net’s Western Region Health Plan. “We understand that great service means working effectively with our customers and medical providers.”

About NCQA

NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care.

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.

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