UnitedHealthcare will begin operating these Medicare plans on January 1, 2011.
Approval has also been requested from the New Jersey Department of Human Services to transition Health Net’s New Jersey Medicaid business. Upon receiving approval, Medicaid members currently enrolled in Health Net of New Jersey’s Healthy Options plan will be transitioned to UnitedHealthcare’s AmeriChoice plan, unless they choose another participating health care plan. For Health Net’s Medicaid members in New Jersey, there are no expected changes until the middle of 2010.
Member and Provider Contact Information: Health Net members or providers who have questions on this announcement can contact one of the following Health Net or UnitedHealthcare customer service phone numbers for additional information:
Health Net: 800-441-5741 UnitedHealthcare: 800-357-1371
Health Net: 800-547-8734 (TTY/TDD 888-747-2424) UnitedHealthcare: 800-643-4845 (TTY/TDD 800-421-1220)
Medicare Part D Members:
Health Net: 800-806-8811 (TTY/TDD 800-929-9955) UnitedHealthcare: 888-867-5575 (TTY/TDD 711)
Medicaid Members (New Jersey Family Care/Medicaid Members):
Health Net: 800-555-2604 (TTY/TDD 888-747-2424) AmeriChoice of New Jersey: 800-941-4647 (TTY/TDD 800-852-7897)
Health Net: 800-438-7886 UnitedHealthcare: 877-842-3210
About UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare (www.unitedhealthcare.com) provides a full spectrum of consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services to individuals, public sector employers and businesses of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 100 companies. The company organizes access to quality, affordable health care services on behalf of 25 million individual consumers, contracting directly with approximately 600,000 physicians and care professionals and more than 5,000 hospitals and 60,000 pharmacies to offer them broad, convenient access to services nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.
About Health Net, Inc. Health Net, Inc. is among the nation’s largest publicly traded managed health care companies. Its mission