Health Net and Scripps Health Join Forces

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Scripps Health and its affiliated physicians, including Scripps Clinic

and Scripps Coastal medical groups, are now part of Health Net’s

CommunityCare HMO network for those who obtain individual and family

policies both on and off Covered California.

Health Net’s CommunityCare HMO offers a competitively priced insurance

option that provides access to Scripps at the silver, gold and platinum

tiers on the Covered California health insurance exchange. Covered

California open enrollment runs until Jan. 31, 2017.

“We’re delighted that we’re now available to those who are in Health

Net’s CommunityCare HMO network, or who are considering choosing it

during the current open enrollment period,” said Chris Van Gorder,

Scripps president and CEO. “This puts Scripps’ quality care within reach

for more San Diegans.”

“Our two organizations have a shared commitment to quality, educating

members about healthful living and keeping them well,” said Steve Sell,

president of Health Net of California. “And the addition of Scripps to

our CommunityCare HMO network expands the number of physicians available

to Health Net members in San Diego.”

For more information

Brokers who have questions may call Health Net at 800-448-4411 (option

4) or Scripps at 1-800-SCRIPPS.

About Health Net

Health Net, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation

(NYSE: CNC), provides and administers negative side effects of advocare 24 day challenge health benefits through group,

individual, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit

commonly referred to as “Part D”), Medicaid and dual eligible programs.

Health Net also offers access to behavioral health, substance abuse and

employee assistance programs, and managed health care products related

to prescription drugs. For more information on Health Net, please visit

the company’s website at

About Scripps Health

Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Health

is a nonprofit integrated health care delivery system based in San

Diego, Calif. Scripps treats more than 700,000 patients annually through

the dedication of 3,000 affiliated physicians and more than 15,000

employees among its five acute-care hospital campuses, hospice and home

health care services, 28 outpatient centers and clinics, and hundreds of

affiliated physician offices throughout the region.

Recognized as a leader in disease and injury prevention, diagnosis and

treatment, Scripps is also at the forefront of clinical research,

genomic medicine and wireless health care. With three highly respected

graduate medical education programs, Scripps is a longstanding member of

the Association of American Medical Colleges. Scripps has been ranked

four times as one of the nation’s best health care systems by Truven

Health Analytics. Its hospitals are consistently ranked by U.S. News &

World Report among the nation’s best and Scripps is regularly recognized

by Fortune, Working Mother magazine and AARP as one of the best places

in the nation to work. More information can be found at

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