Health Net, Inc. is providing a total of $200,000 in charitable grants to four Los Angeles County federally qualified health centers to help expand their services and provide wider access to quality care.

"These charitable grants are intended to meaningfully help expand the reach and capabilities of the health centers, whose patients are primarily covered by the Medi-Cal program," said Patricia Clarey, chief state health programs officer for Health Net. "The funding, among other things, will help them expand their physical facilities and invest in new equipment and technology to help them better serve their patients."

The four health centers sharing the $200,000 are:
  • JWCH Institute, Inc.
  • Northeast Valley Health Corporation
  • Valley Community Healthcare
  • Venice Family Clinic

Grants to Individual Doctors

Additionally, Health Net is providing a total of $168,000 in charitable grants to 18 primary care physicians in Los Angeles, Kern, Sacramento, Stanislaus and Tulare counties.

"Each physician will be granted between $2,000 and $15,000 to help make a meaningful patient-experience improvement at the physicians' offices," said Clarey. "Examples include the purchase of medical equipment like weight scales, barrier-free exam tables and lifts for special needs or disabled patients."

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 5.9 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 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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