Health Net Sponsors the 7th Annual Navy 5 Miler

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Net Federal Services, LLC, part of the Government Contracts segment of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), and MHN (Managed Health Network, Inc.), Health Net’s behavioral health subsidiary, today announced their national sponsorship of the 7th Annual Navy 5 Miler to be held on Sept. 26, 2010. The race will start and finish at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va.

“It’s an honor to once again sponsor the Navy 5 Miler,” said Steve Tough, president of Government Programs, Health Net, Inc. “Health Net is committed to supporting this event as part of our mission to promote fitness, health and improve the quality of life for the military community.”

All proceeds will support the mission of the Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation to provide quality support and recreational services that contribute to the readiness, retention, and mental physical and emotional well-being of active duty personnel, as well as Department of Defense employees. For more information on the Navy 5 Miler, visit

Health Net pledges through its Community Giving Program to endorse events and organizations that not only honors active duty service members, Reserve Component members, retirees, Veterans, survivors and military families for their service and sacrifice to our nation, but also helps them to achieve a well-balanced and healthy life.

About Health Net

Health Net Federal Services, LLC, 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 nearly 3.0 million uniformed services beneficiaries, active and retired, and their families.

As the behavioral health subsidiary of Health Net, Inc., MHN provides comprehensive behavioral-change solutions for individuals and organizations, including managed behavioral health and employee assistance programs. MHN has provided family counseling and advocacy services to military personnel and their families since 2004, and launched its Government Services division in January 2006 to support these programs. The Military & Family Life Consultant Program continues to serve and support hundreds of thousands of military personnel and families across the nation and abroad. For more information, visit and

Health Net, Inc. is among the nation’s largest publicly traded managed health care companies. Its mission is to help people be healthy, secure and comfortable. The company’s health plans and government contracts subsidiaries provide health benefits to approximately 6.0 million individuals across the country through group, individual, Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE and Veterans Affairs programs. The company’s behavioral health subsidiary, MHN, provides mental health benefits to approximately 5.5 million individuals in all 50 states. 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.

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Health Net, Inc.
Margita Thompson, 818-676-7912
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Runners stand at attention for the National Anthem at the 2009 Navy 5 Miler. Health Net has been a proud sponsor of the event for the past three years. (Photo: Business Wire)