Health Net Appoints J. Brian Ternan as CEO

Health Net, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of J. Brian Ternan as the President and Chief Executive Officer for Health Net of California and California Health & Wellness effective beginning September 16, 2019.

Mr. Ternan brings to Health Net robust leadership and expertise developed through nearly 30 years of executive experience in the healthcare industry. Most recently, Mr. Ternan served as Senior Vice President, Anthem Inc., and President with Anthem Blue Cross of California in Thousand Oaks, California. Previously, he was the Senior Vice President, Aetna Inc., and President of Aetnas West region in Woodland Hills, California.

Brians extensive experience in healthcare leadership will be an outstanding resource as Health Net continues to provide its members across the state of California access to high-quality care, said Chris Bowers, Executive Vice President of Markets for Centene Corporation, Health Nets parent company. His deep understanding of healthcare will be invaluable as Health Net maintains its dedication to transforming the health of our community, one person at a time.

About Health Net

At Health Net, LLC (Health Net) we believe every person deserves a safety net for their health, regardless of age, income, employment status or current state of health. Founded 40 years ago, we remain dedicated to transforming the health of our community, one person at a time. Today, Health Nets 3,000 employees and 85,000 network providers serve more than three million Californians. Thats one in 13 residents throughout the State. We provide health plans for individuals, families, employers, people with Medicare and people with Medi-Cal coverage for every stage of life. Health Net also offer access to substance abuse programs, behavioral health services, employee assistance programs and managed health care products related to prescription drugs. We offer these health plans and services through Health Net, LLC and its subsidiaries: Health Net of California, Inc., Health Net Life Insurance Company and Health Net Community Solutions, Inc. These entities are wholly owned subsidiaries of Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC). For more information, visit

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