For Weed Army Community Hospital in Fort Irwin, California

Health Net Federal Services, the government operations division of Health Net, has bagged a contract to administer Patient Appointing Services (PAS) for Weed Army Community Hospital in Fort Irwin, California.

Health Net Federal will be responsible for verifying and updating registration information in the appointment system, making and canceling patient appointments with Military Treatment Facility providers, and providing performance and management reports on the appointing process for eligible beneficiaries.

The delivery of appointment services begins on September 2, 2009.

Steve Tough, president of Health Net Federal Services, said: “We look forward to the opportunity to deliver secure appointments for beneficiaries with Military Treatment Facility providers in the Fort Irwin area. An important element of the Military Healthcare System is to provide efficient and timely access to quality health care providers.”