|[September 17, 2013]
Health Net Again Honored by Department of Defense for Its Anti-Fraud Efforts in the TRICARE Program
ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Net Federal Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Health
Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), today announced that TRICARE Management
Activity (TMA) honored its Program Integrity department with the
2011-2012 Team Excellence Award and the Investigation Excellence Award.
Health Net was the only TRICARE contractor to receive the Team
Excellence award three consecutive times. Both awards are announced by
TMA every two years and are the highest forms of recognition given to a
TRICARE contractor's Program Integrity department for the prevention,
detection and deterrence of fraud and abuse in the TRICARE program.
TRICARE is the health care program serving uniformed service members,
retirees and their families.
"It is an honor to receive these awards, which recognize the work we do
every ay to serve our military communities with integrity," said Tom
Carrato, president, Health Net Federal Services. "It is our
responsibility to provide them with quality health care and protect them
from fraud and abuse."
The Team Excellence Award recognizes TRICARE contractors whose
commitment to health care fraud detection and prevention is a model for
others to follow. Following a comprehensive review of 10 measurable
areas of performance, TMA recognized Health Net's exemplary program
integrity with this award. In addition, the Investigation Excellence
Award recognizes Health Net Federal Services' outstanding work in a case
that led to a successful criminal prosecution. The Health Net Federal
Services Program Integrity department received both awards on Wednesday,
Sept. 11, 2013.
About Health Net
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 5.4 million individuals across the
country through group, individual, Medicare (including the Medicare
prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as "Part D"), Medicaid,
U.S. Department of Defense, including TRICARE, and Veterans Affairs
programs. Through its subsidiaries, Health Net also offers behavioral
health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs, managed health
care products related to prescription drugs, 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 Health Net's
websites at www.healthnet.com
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