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Health Net Reviews

Updated January 7, 2015
Updated January 7, 2015
152 Reviews
3.2
152 Reviews
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Health Net President, CEO, and Director Jay M. Gellert
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83 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The people are great, work life balance is good (in 15 reviews)

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


Cons
  • Constant political senior management battles and plenty of inept individuals at (in 10 reviews)

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

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    I won't miss it.

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

    I have been working at Health Net full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    My coworkers are wonderful people.

    Cons

    The systems never work, management doesn't know much about the products, too much favoritism and unrealistic expectations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care more about your employees than your bonus and they might hate it less.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unprofessional Supervisors

    Current Employee - Capitation Department Employee in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Capitation Department Employee in Woodland Hills, CA

    I have been working at Health Net full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours
    Gain experience
    Better than no job at all

    Cons

    Unprofessional supervisors
    Departmental favortisim
    Un-qualified trainers
    Dishonest supervisors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Before advancing employees to supervisory positions, instruct them on leadership ettiquite. Department Managers, supervisors, etc, should NOT gossip about lower level employees...to other lower level employees. Instead of evaulating employees on hearsay and gossip..evaulate them on what YOU actually witness!!! Stop playing OBVIOUS favorites, at least pretend to be subtle with favortisim.

  3.  

    Updates needed for systems and management.

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

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

    Pros

    The Benefits, PTO, Work Life Balance are great. Company works to make employees feel like they are part of a team.

    Cons

    Systems needs to be updated.
    Management needs to figure out what they want before the projects are handed down.
    No bonuses for anyone under management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    OK Company, no real complaints.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Grievance & Appeals Coordinator in Woodland Hills, CA
    Former Employee - Grievance & Appeals Coordinator in Woodland Hills, CA

    I worked at Health Net full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great coworkers, leadership was okay. Good benefit package. Appeared to be opportunity for advancement depending on the department you are in.

    Cons

    Lack of communication between departments, felt siloed. Focus needs to be placed on improving the lines of communication between management and staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Interesting position meeting great community people

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

    I worked at Health Net full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to network, grow professionally and personally.

    Cons

    If you are not based in Woodland Hills or Rancho Cordova, it feels like you are cut off from the main interaction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more humble with State Health Program activity.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Positive until outsourcing

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

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

    Pros

    Salaries seem competitive or on the higher range. People stay as employees a long time

    Cons

    They have outsourced IT twice Once in 2009 and all of it this year

  8.  

    Pharmacy Tech

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Rancho Cordova, CA
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Rancho Cordova, CA

    I worked at Health Net full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The pay was the best, they are competitive. I was there for 7 years. They also have weekends and holidays off most of the times.

    Cons

    Play favorites, a lot of brown noses. and its do as I say and not as I do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Its sad because they already know who will be Management, just go through the steps of interviewing employees, raising there hopes. Its a joke. How hard they work or put time in, does not matter. And the person already knows there getting the position, so of course its all over the office . Very unprofessional.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall, I have had an extremely positive experience at Health Net, but many jobs are being outsourced at this time.

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

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

    Pros

    Pleasant work environment where no one is brow beaten or beat down. People are allowed to be comfortable and happy at work. I think this is where Health Net shines strong. Great Benefits. Nice pay. Promotional Opportunities for the stand outs..

    Cons

    Huge outsourcing endeavors are underway, I may be out of a job this time next year. Not a very good organizational structure, meaning the departments are silo styled, but also my department is reorganized every 2 years or even more often and it just goes in circles until everything is back where it started. Top level management does not seem to have an understanding of the actual work that goes on in it's departments or it's value. This is a company that used to be awesome to work for but has slowly deteriorated over time and appears to be about to deteriorate at a much sharper level in the future. The new system they are implementing completely sucks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get a new job, you are about to be laid off.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great company as long as you have visibility to management

    Current Employee - Medical Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Medical Director in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Health Net full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefit good compensation work location

    Cons

    Growth is not solid, conservative sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide more business updates to all

  11.  

    I loved working for Health Net.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Service Coordinator in Shelton, CT
    Current Employee - Account Service Coordinator in Shelton, CT

    I have been working at Health Net full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company train you well.

    Cons

    I have no cons.

    Approves of CEO

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