The National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic also is sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and hosted by the VA San Diego Healthcare System. Sporting challenges such as sailing, surfing, kayaking, cycling, and track and field are scheduled to be offered. For more information, please visit www.summersportsclinic.va.gov.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 5.5 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 4.8 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 the company’s website at http://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. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50407700&lang=en
Health Net Federal Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), and Managed Health Network, Inc. ( MHN), Health Net, Inc.’s behavioral health services subsidiary, today announced their sponsorship of the 5th National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic, scheduled to be held in San Diego from Sept. 16 to 21, 2012.
Chris Devlin-Young, 2011 World Paralympic Super G champion and U.S. Coast Guard veteran (Photo: Business Wire)The annual sports clinic promotes rehabilitation of body and mind by teaching summer sporting activities to recently injured veterans with significant physical or psychological impairments, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). In addition, Health Net Federal Services is sponsoring Chris Devlin-Young, the 2011 World Paralympic Super G champion and U.S. Coast Guard veteran, who will serve as a mentor and guest speaker at the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic to help veterans with disabilities embrace their potential. A four-time Paralympic Games medalist, Devlin-Young has helped to prove that opportunities for athletes with disabilities are unlimited. “Health Net Federal Services is proud to participate in this important event for veterans that helps them rebuild their courage and confidence,” said Tom Carrato, president, Health Net Federal Services. “Sports and activities provide an excellent opportunity to challenge ourselves, overcome doubts and realize our own potential, which is imperative to leading a fulfilled life following a life-altering injury.” Health Net recognizes the benefits of a holistic approach to wellness and will host onsite coaches from MHN at the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic to offer support, education and life skills for participating veterans and their caregivers. Health Net aims to help recently injured veterans, their family members and caregivers apply the tools and skills they learn at the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic in their daily lives.