Health Net Offers Ways to Help Make 2013 a Year of Good Health


Consider these important questions

Health Net Offers Ways to Help Make 2013 a Year of Good Health

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Leading a healthy lifestyle tops many Americans’ lists of New Year’s resolutions. But exactly what defines good health? As calendars will soon be turning to 2013, (NYSE: HNT) is sharing several important questions and answers that should be reviewed before embarking on any health-improvement program.

“We all want to be healthy, but what does being in good health actually mean, and how do we know what we should be doing to achieve that goal?” asks Jonathan Scheff, M.D., chief medical officer for Health Net. “The answers aren’t always that simple,” he adds, “and each of us may need help in finding the health formula that fits our individual needs.”

To assist with navigating your way to a healthier 2013, Managed Health Network, Inc. (MHN), the behavioral health services subsidiary of Health Net, Inc., has developed the following list of important health questions and answers:

Looking ahead to 2013, Scheff cautions, “Be reasonable in your goals and don’t set the bar too high. For example, don’t say you’re going to run a marathon. First commit to simply exercising three times a week. You can always increase your goal.”

The information provided is not intended as medical advice or as a substitute for professional medical care. Always seek the advice of your physician or other health provider for any questions you may have regarding your medical condition and follow your health care provider’s instructions.

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.

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