Proceeds to help benefit the overall well-being of active duty service members and their families
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 8th Annual Navy 5 Miler scheduled to be held on Sept. 25, 2011. The race, which is open to military and civilian runners, will start and finish at the Pentagon, winding along the Pentagon Lagoon, Pentagon Memorial, Arlington Cemetery and Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va.
“Health Net is honored to support this sporting event as part of our mission to promote the overall health and quality of life for U.S. military service members and their families,” said Steve Tough, president of Health Net’s Government and Specialty division, which includes Health Net Federal Services.
All proceeds of the Navy 5 Miler will support the programs and services provided by the Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), to help improve the quality of life for U.S. active duty military and their families. The mission of the MWR is to provide quality support and recreational services that contribute to the retention, readiness, mental, physical and emotional well-being of active duty personnel and Department of Defense employees.
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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