RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Net Federal Services, LLC, (HNFS) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), announced today it has earned the Health Network Accreditation from URAC, an independent organization that promotes healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement.
Health Net Federal Services has continuously held URAC’s Health Network Accreditation since 2005. Its most recent accreditation is effective July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2020.
“Health Net Federal Services is proud to maintain URAC’s Health Network Accreditation. These rigorous standards established by URAC for the management of provider networks align with our culture and long-standing history to provide quality healthcare to our military communities,” said Billy Maynard, president and CEO, Health Net Federal Services. “We want the individuals we serve and our government customers to know we hold ourselves to the highest standards in provider credentialing, consumer protection, and quality management and improvement. It is our goal to provide those who serve with the care they deserve and the peace of mind to stay mission ready.”
“To meet the growing demand to provide quality healthcare services at a reasonable cost, Health Net Federal Services distinguishes itself in the marketplace by having earned Health Network Accreditation from URAC,” said URAC president and CEO, Kylanne Green. “With rigorous standards created by a broad array of stakeholders, Health Net Federal Services’ independent accreditation from URAC demonstrates its commitment to bringing together qualified, credentialed and well-managed providers for their patients.”
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification, education and measurement. URAC is a nonprofit organization developing evidence-based measures and standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.
About Health Net Federal Services
Health Net Federal Services has a long history of providing cost-effective, quality managed healthcare programs for government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For more than 28 years, HNFS has partnered with the Department of Defense to provide healthcare services to the men and women who serve, and their family members. Through the TRICARE program, HNFS currently assists approximately 2.9 million beneficiaries in the TRICARE North Region, including active duty, retired, National Guard and Reserve, and family members. Health Net Federal Services was one of the first companies in the U.S. to develop comprehensive managed care programs for military families. In addition, HNFS provides quality behavioral health services for active duty service members, veterans and their families. Visit www.hnfs.com for more information.
Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a diversified, multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides a portfolio of services to government sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long Term Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored/hybrid programs, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly known as “Part D”), as well as programs with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Centene operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services, including behavioral health management, care management software, correctional healthcare services, dental benefits management, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.