Health Net and Scripps Health Join Forces

Scripps Health, including Scripps Clinic and Scripps
Coastal medical groups now are part of Health Net’s CommunityCare HMO

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 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


Health Net
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