Health Net Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware on 1990. The Company is an integrated managed care organization that delivers managed health care services. The Company's health plans and government contracts subsidiaries provide health benefits through its health maintenance organizations (HMOs), insured preferred provider organizations (PPOs) and point of service (POS). Its subsidiaries also offer managed health care products related to behavioral health and prescription drugs. The Company also owns health and life insurance companies licensed to sell exclusive provider organization (EPO), PPO, POS and indemnity products as well as auxiliary non-health products such as life and accidental death and dismemberment, dental, vision, behavioral health and disability insurance. These products are offered by its health and life insurance subsidiaries, which are licensed to sell insurance in approximately 49 states and the District of Columbia. It operates within three reportable segments: West Operations, Northeast Operations and Government Contracts. The Company's West Operations segment includes the operations of its commercial, Medicare and Medicaid health plans, the operations of its health and life insurance companies and its behavioral health and pharmaceutical services subsidiaries in Arizona, California and Oregon. The Company offers a full spectrum of managed health care products and services. It offers a range of Medicare products, including Medicare Advantage plans with and without prescription drug coverage, Medicare Part D stand-alone prescription drug plans ('PDP'), and Medicare supplement products that supplement traditional fee-for-service Medicare coverage. Its portfolio of Medicare Advantage plans focuses on simplicity so that members can sign up and use benefits with minimal paperwork and receive coverage that starts immediately upon enrollment. The Company provides ASO products to large employer groups in California. Its Government Contracts segment includes its TRICARE contract for the North Region and other health care-related government contracts that it administers for the U.S. Department of Defense (the 'Department of Defense') and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Certain components of these contracts are subcontracted to unrelated third parties. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Health Net Federal Services, LLC ('HNFS'), administers a large managed care federal contract with the Department of Defense under the TRICARE program in the North Region. The Company maintains a network of qualified physicians, hospitals and other health care providers in each of the states in which it offers network based managed care products and services. It markets its products and services to individuals and employer groups through inside sales staff, independent brokers, agents and consultants and through the Internet. The Company operates in a highly competitive environment in an industry. Its health plans face substantial competition from for-profit and nonprofit HMOs, PPOs, self-funded plans (including self-insured employers and union trust funds), Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans, and traditional indemnity insurance carriers. Its primary competitors in California are Kaiser Permanente, Anthem Blue Cross of California, UnitedHealth Group, Inc. and Blue Shield of California. Its largest competitor in Arizona is UnitedHealth Group, Inc. Its Arizona HMO also competes with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, CIGNA, Aetna and Humana Inc. Its Oregon health plan competes primarily with Kaiser, UnitedHealth Group, Providence, Regence Blue Cross/Blue Shield, PacificSource, Lifewise and ODS Health Plans, Inc. The business of the Company is subject to comprehensive federal regulation and state regulation in the jurisdictions in which it does business.