By Business Wire, October 07, 2013, 08:30:00 AM EDT
Health Net Named to USO-Metro's Circle of Stars as a Top Corporate Sponsor
USO-Metro works to lift spirits of military service members and their
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Net Federal Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Health
Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), today announced it was recently honored by
USO of Metropolitan Washington (USO-Metro) by being named to USO-Metro's
2013 Circle of Stars during the nonprofit's 10th Annual Stars
and Stripes Night networking event at the Sheraton National Hotel in
Arlington, Va. Circle of Stars is an award bestowed on top-level
corporate donors who provide funding to support USO-Metro's mission to
lift the spirits of military service members and their families.
"Health Net Federal Services is honored to support the USO-Metro to help
improve the quality of life for our military families who experience
unique challenges in service to our country," said Tom Carrato,
president, Health Net Federal Services. "USO-Metro's programs for active
duty troops and their families at military hospitals, USO Centers and
airport lounges, honor their sacrifice and often fill a vital need gap."
Over the years, Health Net Federal Services has collaborated with
USO-Metro on a number of efforts, including the expansion of behavioral
health resources to members of the United States Armed Forces in USO
locations across the country; annual holiday celebrations for military
children and their families who are experiencing or about to experience
the deployment of a loved one; support of USO-Metro's Gala, which
recognizes members from each branch of the armed forces for their
extraordinary bravery, loyalty and heroism; and USO-Metro's annual
fundraiser, Stars and Stripes Casino Night.
"We are extremely appreciative of our long relationship with Health
Net," said Elaine Rogers, president and CEO of USO-Metro. "Health Net's
festive Celebration of Children event in which they bring the North
Pole, Santa Claus and all the holiday elves to hundreds of military
children from throughout the region means so much to our local military
members and their families. It's because of the tremendous support of
corporate partners like Health Net that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its
mission of lifting the spirits of America's troops and their families."
About USO of Metropolitan Washington
USO-Metro is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization chartered by Congress,
and dedicated to "serving those who serve, and their families" in
Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. It is through the
generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local
community that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission. With the help
of nearly 5,000 devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and
services for active duty troops and their families at area military
hospitals, five USO Centers and a Mobile USO. Signature programs and
services include holiday programs like Turkeys for Troops and Project
USO Elf, emergency housing and food assistance, and caring for our
wounded, ill and injured troops and their caregivers. For more
information, please visit www.usometro.org.
About Health Net
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 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. 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.
For more information on Health Net, Inc. or Health Net Federal Services,
please visit Health Net's websites at www.healthnet.com
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Source: Health Net, Inc.