Health Net Assisting Members in California During State of Emergency
March 07, 2020 at 10:10 AM EST
In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s declared state of emergency, Health Net, LLC wants to help ensure everyone is informed about what they can do to help protect themselves from the coronavirus (COVID-19).
What is the coronavirus?
Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is a respiratory disease, which has become a public health emergency in the United States and other countries:
According to the California Department of Public Health and the CDC, there are important steps to take to prevent the spread of all respiratory viruses:
For all members, Health Net is waiving co-pays for medically necessary screenings and tests for COVID-19.
For more information, Health Net members should call 800-400-8987.
Additionally, the CDC recommends that people avoid all nonessential travel to a number of countries, including China, South Korea and Italy. To stay abreast of the most recent travel recommendations, visit CDC.gov.
At this time, state and federal health officials have indicated that the risk from COVID-19 is low and therefore treatment of the virus is aligned with treatment of other viral respiratory infections.
For more information about the Coronavirus and the latest guidance from the public health officials, please visit:
About Health Net
At Health Net, we believe every person deserves a safety net for their health, regardless of age, income, employment status or current state of health. Founded 40 years ago, we remain dedicated to transforming the health of our community, one person at a time. Today, Health Net’s 3,000 employees and 85,000 network providers serve more than 3 million members. That’s nearly 1 in 12 Californians. We provide health plans for individuals, families, businesses of every size, people with Medicare and people with Medi-Cal — Coverage for Every Stage of LifeTM. Health Net also offer access to substance abuse programs, behavioral health services, employee assistance programs and managed health care products related to prescription drugs. We offer these health plans and services through Health Net, LLC and its subsidiaries: Health Net of California, Inc., Health Net Life Insurance Company and Health Net Community Solutions, Inc. These entities are wholly owned subsidiaries of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC), a Fortune 100 company providing health coverage to more than 20 million Americans. For more information, visit HealthNet.com.