Health Net Federal Services Awarded Patient Appointing Services Contract
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Health Net Federal Services, LLC, the government operations division of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), today announced it has been awarded a contract by the United States Army’s Western Regional Contracting Office to administer Patient Appointing Services (PAS) for Weed Army Community Hospital in Fort Irwin, Calif.
“We look forward to the opportunity to deliver secure appointments for beneficiaries with Military Treatment Facility providers in the Fort Irwin area,” said Steve Tough, president, Health Net Federal Services. “An important element of the Military Healthcare System is to provide efficient and timely access to quality health care providers.”
In the Fort Irwin, Calif. area, Health Net Federal Services will be responsible for verifying and updating registration information in the appointment system, making and canceling patient appointments with Military Treatment Facility providers, and providing performance and management reports on the appointing process for eligible beneficiaries. Delivery of appointment services begins on September 2, 2009.
Health Net Federal Services currently provides Patient Appointing Services for the seven Military Treatment Facilities in the Puget Sound, Wash., multi-service market, as well as for the Naval Health Clinic in Great Lakes, Ill.
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