Health Net Federal Services Selected by Department of Defense as Partner in Military Spouse Employme

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Health Net Federal Services Selected by Department of Defense as Partner in Military Spouse Employment Partnership

Program focuses on supporting and meeting educational goals of military spouses

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Net Federal Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Health Net, Inc. (NYS: HNT) , today announced its selection by the U.S. Department of Defense as a partner in the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP), a program designed to support the educational and career goals of military spouses.


"The opportunity to partner with the MSEP, which supports military spouses in reaching their educational and career goals, reflects Health Net Federal Services' commitment to military spouses," said Thomas Carrato, president, Health Net Federal Services. "The program complements our partnership with the White House initiative, Joining Forces, and the launch of our own Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Initiative, a comprehensive and progressive plan to recruit, hire, train and retain Veterans and military spouses in the Health Net workforce."

The MSEP is a targeted program, connecting American businesses with military spouses who possess skills and attributes for the 21st century workforce and seek portable, fulfilling careers. In addition to working to reduce the unemployment rate of military spouses, the partnership works to reduce the compensation gap between military spouses and their civilian counterparts, and to raise awareness of military spouses' leadership skills, strong work ethics and team-oriented values. Since MSEP's launch in June 2011, more than 815,700 employer partner jobs have been posted to the Web portal and more than 32,300 military spouses have been hired.

As a MSEP partner, Health Net Federal Services will contribute to the evolution of the MSEP program, enhancing strategic organization and use of the Web portal for job postings and reporting of spouse hires and transfers. To date, 161 employers have been selected to partner with the MSEP to create a global network of employment opportunities and resources for military spouses.

For more information about the MSEP program, visit https://msepjobs.militaryonesource.mil.

About Health Net

Health Net, Inc. 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, through its subsidiaries, provides and administers health benefits to approximately 5.4 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's behavioral health services subsidiary, Managed Health Network, Inc., provides behavioral health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs to approximately 4.9 million individuals, including Health Net's own health plan members. Health Net's subsidiaries also offer managed health care products related to prescription drugs, and offer managed health care product coordination for multi-region employers and administrative services for medical groups and self-funded benefits programs.

For more information on Health Net, Inc., please visit Health Net's website at www.healthnet.com.

This release contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Health Net. Please be aware that Health Net is not responsible for the contents linked or referred to from this release. Links to other websites are provided for the user's convenience. Health Net does not express an opinion on the content or the properties of such linked websites and disclaims any liability in connection therewith.

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