LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Net, Inc. (HNT) today announced the appointment of Mike
Klimansky as administrator of Health Net Access, Inc., the company’s new
subsidiary providing Medicaid benefits to Maricopa County, Ariz.
Klimansky’s career in health plan and health care administration
includes more than 30 years of experience in executive management and
operations of health care programs and services. Most recently, he
served as director of business development for Preferred Homecare, a
provider of home health care products and services in 10 states.
“I am pleased to welcome Mike to Health Net’s team,” said David
Friedman, Health Net, Inc. vice president of State
Health Programs. “His expertise and breadth of management experience
in Arizona and with the Medicaid program will help ensure that Health
Net Access provides comprehensive, affordable Medicaid benefits.”
Health Net Access was
selected in March 2013 to provide Medicaid benefits in Maricopa
County under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).
Health Net Access benefits are expected to become effective Oct. 1, 2013.
Klimansky will be based in Health Net’s Tempe, Ariz., office and report
directly to Friedman.
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.
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