Foundation Health Systems Now Known as Health Net

Foundation Health Systems Inc. of Woodland Hills has changed its name to Health Net and now trades under the symbol HNT on the New York Stock Exchange.

The name change applies only to the corporate entity. Other Health Net Inc. subsidiaries including health plans; Foundation Health Federal Services, its government contracts subsidiary; Integrated Pharmaceutical Services; and the company’s behavioral health-care company MHN, are not affected.

Health Net Inc. is a managed health-care company with 5.3 million clients in 16 states participating in group, individual, Medicare risk, Medicaid and other programs.