Health Net Inc
Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) is among the United States of America's largest publicly traded health insurers. The company’s HMO, POS, insured PPO and government contracts subsidiaries provide health benefits to approximately 6.6 million individuals in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through group, individual, Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE and Veterans Affairs programs. Health Net’s behavioral health services subsidiary, MHN, provides behavioral health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs (EAPs) to approximately 7.3 million individuals in various states, including the company’s own health plan members. The company’s subsidiaries also offer managed health care products related to prescription drugs, and offer managed health care product coordination for multi-region employers and administrative services for medical groups and self-funded benefits programs.
Campaign Finance$3,773,107 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Lobbying on Behalf of Health Net Inc
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Health Net Inc $11,745,000 Health Net Federal Services $4,360,200
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Veterans Affairs,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Medical Research & Clin Labs,
- Government Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1370 To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. S.1049 Small Business Health Relief Act of 2011 H.R.2676 Small Business Health Relief Act of 2011 S.1103 Voter Fraud Prevention Act H.R.1424 Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007 S.3001 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 S.1880 Jobs and Premium Protection Act H.R.3590 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009 H.R.6331 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 S.1110 Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) Reform Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 5 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Health Net Inc" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 1 FDA Availability of Information Related to the Sentinel Initiative 2009
- Toggle 1 SEC Emergency Order Pursuant to Section 12(k)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Taking Temporary Action to Respond to Market Developments 2008
- Toggle 1 FTC Premerger notification waiting periods; early terminations 2006
- Toggle 1 CMS Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2010 2009
- Toggle 1 CMS Medicare Drug Benefit Effective CY 2006 (Title I) 2010
Contractor Misconduct24 Instances
This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.
More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.
|Misconduct Type||Hired By||Incident||Year||Disposition||Penalty|
|Health||None||McCoy/Wachtel/Scharfman ERISA Lawsuits||2007||Settlement||$255,000,000|
|Securities||None||Breach of Stock Purchase Agreement||2003||Settlement||$137,000,000|
|Other||Non-Governmental||Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices and Conspiracy||2005||Judgment Against Defendant||$108,700,000|
|Cost/Labor Mischarge||Non-Governmental||Shane v. Humana, et. al. (Underpayment to Providers for Services)||2005||Settlement||$60,000,000|
|Cost/Labor Mischarge||Non-Governmental||Underpaying New Jersey Subscriber Claims||2008||Restitution||$41,800,000|
|Cost/Labor Mischarge||Non-Governmental||Claim Underpayments||2005||Settlement||$28,500,000|
|Health||None||Claims Handling and Rescission Practices||2008||Settlement||$25,000,000|
|Health||Non-Governmental||Bates v. Health Net (Policy Rescission)||2008||Judgment Against Defendant||$9,368,117|
|Consumer Affairs||None||Policy Rescission (L.A. City Attorney Lawsuit)||2008||Settlement||$8,800,000|
|Cost/Labor Mischarge||None||Using an Outdated Schedule for Reimbursements||2004||Settlement||$5,490,000|