Health Net Reviews

Updated June 30, 2015
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Health Net President, CEO, and Director Jay M. Gellert
Jay M. Gellert
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Pros
  • Good Benefits and work-life balance (in 15 reviews)

  • Excellent pay and benefits, and in my department, great flexibility around work hours and telecommuting (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management disconnected with workforce (in 10 reviews)

  • Lack of communication between departments and leadership teams (in 4 reviews)

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  1. IT Help Desk

    Former Employee - IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST/ENTERPRIZE CHANGE Management in Rancho Cordova, CA
    Former Employee - IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST/ENTERPRIZE CHANGE Management in Rancho Cordova, CA

    I worked at Health Net (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Fun place to work. My management team was extremely helpful. I was able to balance work and home life equally.

    Cons

    Sad when my contract ended,


  2. A great company overall

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Health Net full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive salaries, ethical, fair, long term retention, competitive in the marketplace

    Cons

    Staffing to budget sometimes results in understaffing. Work/life balance doe some departments is challenging

    Advice to Management

    Keep in touch with your lower ranks and middle managers


  3. Ok for a small healthcare company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Health Net full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    People are helpful and friendly. Benefits are adequate -- similar to larger competitors.

    Cons

    Management is not strategic, board is weak and company, for its size, is extremely top-heavy. They solve most budget problems by outsourcing and layoffs instead of strategically considering other ways to cut costs.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the number of vps and directors and staff up where the real work gets done -- at the bottom levels.


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  5. CSR Billing and Prior Authorization

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative Benefits and Eligibility in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative Benefits and Eligibility in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at Health Net full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I loved what I did working with the providers and helping.

    Cons

    They fire people at the drop of a hat. And I Hope YOU Know this company actually sold to a company that will end up outsourcing all the job except the medi cal which is federal and can't be outsourced. The sale should be final in 2016

    Advice to Management

    Care more about your employees


  6. Director

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Woodland Hills, CA
    Former Employee - Director in Woodland Hills, CA

    I worked at Health Net (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, clear corporate vision enables focused objectives for various business units

    Cons

    none I can think of at this time.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Health Net

    Current Employee - Senior Web Developer in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Web Developer in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at Health Net full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefit, good working environmental.

    Cons

    not feel stable. too many changes and uncertainty


  8. Worked for HN 8 Years

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Audit Analyst in Rancho Cordova, CA
    Current Employee - Audit Analyst in Rancho Cordova, CA

    I have been working at Health Net

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome company and lots of room for advancement

    Cons

    Nothing I love this place

    Advice to Management

    Keep making the employees feel like family :)


  9. A company that is a bit stale and in transition

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Woodland Hills, CA

    I have been working at Health Net full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Casual atmosphere and relaxed. Good money for the level of expertise and career. Little opportunities to learn more about the business.

    Cons

    Very limited opportunities to get promoted or advance. Company is transition and a high number of consultants and contracts are working with the organization. Little interest among associates with accountability.

    Advice to Management

    Give more attention to longevity, leadership, and shared vision.


  10. Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Health Net

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work. Telecommute options and lots of opportunity to grow if your boss likes you. California jobs are better and the people are much nicer

    Cons

    Silo departments and your director can stop you from getting promoted by telling HR not to offer you the promotion. Office politics is practice here......not a friendly
    Place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Office politics and silo department needs to be addressed. Some Managers, Directors and Administrators abuse their authority without consequences. HR related issues take too long


  11. Company Review

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Woodland Hills, CA

    I have been working at Health Net

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    - Close to home
    - Great boss

    Cons

    - The company doesn't invest in it employees
    - Company doesn't seem to value their employees
    - Pay rate is pretty low
    -

    Advice to Management

    Hire better quality candidates and pay better. Show your employees you care instead of getting them cans of cookies to say thank you



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