Games help showcase preventive and therapeutic value of sports, fitness and recreation for seniors
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Net Federal Services, LLC, part of the Government Contracts segment of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), today announced its sponsorship of the 25th National Veterans Golden Age Games May 26 – May 31, 2011, in Honolulu, Hawaii. The National Veterans Golden Age Games is the premier senior adaptive rehabilitation program for military Veterans age 55 and over who receive health care at a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility.
“Health Net salutes the determination and courage of Veterans participating in the 25th National Veterans Golden Age Games,” said Steven Tough, president of Health Net’s Government and Specialty division, which includes Health Net Federal Services. “These activities help Veterans to stay healthy and fit, and they help boost their confidence and help replenish their spirits. We strongly believe in the therapeutic value of sports, fitness and recreation for Veterans.”
Health Net’s chairman of the board of directors, Roger Greaves, and his wife, Erika, will attend the Golden Age Games to encourage and cheer on the athletes. The Greaves actively support Health Net’s In the Community Giving Program, which pledges to support events that help Veterans live a fit and healthy life and honors their service to our nation.
Health Net is proud to partner with the VA to provide a wide spectrum of high quality, cost-effective health care services supporting Veterans nationwide. These services include VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics, claims repricing, recovery audit and rural mental health services. These programs support the VA’s mission to meet the emerging health challenges of the 21st century, so that we may continue to repay the debt of honor to those who have “borne the battle.” For information on Health Net’s VA Programs, visit www.hnfs.com/va.
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. The company provides 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 5.1 million individuals, including Health Net’s own health plan members. The company’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.
For more information on Health Net, Inc., please visit the company’s website at www.healthnet.com.
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