Health Net Covered California

One of the nation’s largest managed health care companies, Health Net’s coverage area includes all 50 states and the District of Columbia. One of its top carriers, Health Net Covered California plans make up about thirteen percent of CA State Insurance Exchange enrollees. The company offers HMO (Health Maintenance Organization), PPO (Preferred Provider Organization), EPO (Exclusive Provider Organization) and HSP (Health Care Service Plan) plans.

Health Net Covered California

In 1977 Health Net of California (Health Net’s California division) started as a non-profit corporation, converting later into a for-profit company. They have been offering affordable, quality health care since then. Today they are based in Woodland Hills, California.

Take Note

Health Net is proud to be the only health plan to be nationally awarded the NCQA’s (National Committee of Quality Assurance) Multicultural Health Care Distinction across all lines of Business. They continue to advocate health care that is culturally and logistically applicable to the needs and values of all its members.



With over several million members in California alone, Health Net’s network offers something for everyone. Health Net Covered California plans are available in all 19 pricing regions of the state with the exception of regions 6, 12, and 13. Coverage will be expanding in 2016 to the Northern counties in region 1, the greater Sacramento area, Fresno, Kings and Madera counties.

As of 2015 Health Net Covered California enrollees can access UCLA’s (University of California Los Angeles) doctors and hospitals by selecting the Small Group Health Net PPO on all metal tiers: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum.

As of January 1st, 2015 UCSF (University of California San Francisco) is no longer contracted with Health Net’s EPO plan. Please contact Health Net for contract updates on HMO and PPO plans.

To review Health Net’s Provider network, please click here.

The Future is Here

Licensed nurses are available to Health Net members 24/7 to assist with many things including minor illnesses and injuries, advice on urgent health situations and other health questions.

Members also have access to online tools that allow them to see plan and pharmacy benefit details, view health screenings, change a doctor, and use programs for weight management, etc.

Health Net offers a variety of health education class in English and many in Spanish.