Health Net Foundation, Inc., the charitable foundation of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT), has pledged $50,000 to the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region to aid its efforts on behalf of the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Additionally, Health Net associates raised $16,000, which increased the overall donation amount to $66,000.

“Thanks to the generosity of Health Net Foundation and Health Net associates, the Red Cross will be better able to provide critical support to Typhoon Haiyan survivors,” said Paul Schulz, CEO of the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region. “Contributions to our humanitarian efforts will help survivors recover and rebuild.”

“Our thoughts are with the families suffering in the aftermath of Haiyan, and we want to help them however we can,” said Patricia Clarey, president of Health Net Foundation. “We support the American Red Cross and its efforts to provide critical resources and disaster relief to those in need.”

About Health Net

Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) 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 provides and administers health benefits to approximately 5.3 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. Through its subsidiaries, Health Net also offers behavioral health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs, managed health care products related to prescription drugs, managed health care product coordination for multi-region employers, and administrative services for medical groups and self-funded benefits programs.

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