ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Net Federal Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Health Net, Inc., today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has expanded its Patient Centered Community Care (PC3) contract to include primary care services for veterans who are unable to obtain primary care at a VA medical center in the three PC3 regions in which Health Net operates.
“Health Net appreciates VA’s confidence in our organization and is honored to assist VA in its efforts to ensure veterans have access to timely care,” said Thomas Carrato, president of Health Net Federal Services. “Our company has been committed to serving veterans for more than 16 years, and the addition of primary care services to our PC3 contract allows us to continue that commitment by offering veterans primary care services within their community when VA is unable to provide it.”
The PC3 program provides eligible veterans with coordinated, timely access to care through a comprehensive network of non-VA providers who meet VA quality standards when a local VA medical center cannot readily provide the care. Through its PC3 contract with VA, Health Net supports this program by providing care to veterans in three of the six PC3 regions. These three regions – Regions 1, 2 and 4 – encompass all or portions of 37 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The expanded PC3 contract now adds primary care services to our existing specialty care and behavioral health services.
About Health Net
Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) 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 5.8 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. 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.
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