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Magellan Healthcare has announced the launch of our eMbolden program, developed in collaboration with Finding Mastery. eMbolden is a resilience and high-performance training and coaching program that we will pilot with our own employees and select clients over the next few months. Springing from the deep experience of our performance experts here at Magellan Federal, eMbolden builds resilient minds based on evidence-based mental readiness principles.
Magellan Federal has been selected to once again serve as a contractor for the Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) program, which provides counseling for adults and children in the military community.
Magellan Federal has been awarded the opportunity to continue delivering Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) & Work-Life Services for the civilian employees within Department of Defense (DoD), through Washington Headquarters Services (WHS). The new WHS Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is an opportunity for Magellan to provide services to more than 500,000 DoD employees and their family member around the globe. With nearly 50 years of experience in EAP, Magellan is an industry leader in the EAP and Work-Life Services market, serving over 900 active EAP clients and 750 active Work-Life clients touching over 15 million total EAP members’ lives.
“Our team is thrilled to continue supporting the mental health, wellness, and resilience of our DoD Civilians,” said Magellan Federal CEO, Oscar Montes. “Our powerful combination of mental health clinical expertise, digital support tools, and responsive call center services help our members face workplace and personal challenges more effectively, leading to a more productive workforce and happier, healthier lives—our ultimate mission here at Magellan.”
Magellan Federal will continue providing support for ID cards issued to Navy service members and their families under a recently announced contract worth up to $84 million.
Magellan Federal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Magellan Health, has been doing this work since August 2019 and will provide services for up to another 5.5 years under the Identification Card Administration support services contract. The company currently serves more than 900,000 customers, providing services for Common Access Cards, which are used for members of the Navy and eligible family members to obtain certain benefits and privileges.
Magellan Federal will continue operating and maintaining the CAC workstations, processing CACs, and providing application guidance for eligible customers at 68 Navy installations worldwide.
“Our team has demonstrated our capacity to manage the highly complex, detail-oriented services on the Navy ICA program, including our rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said CEO Oscar Montes.
“Faced with unprecedented challenges, we were able to ensure continuity of quality services to the Navy, and we are proud to be awarded the opportunity to continue this important work,” Montes said.
The new contract has one base year and four and a half option years.
Laura Kirschner, MA spoke to Hiring Our Heroes’ Corporate Fellows from Fort Bliss, Joint Base San Antonio, Ft. Leavenworth, and Las Vegas on Friday and discussed a growth mindset, leveraging stress to your advantage, and cultivating confidence.
Kirschner, who serves as a subject matter expert for the Army Resilience Directorate’s Ready and Resilient program, previously spoke with the Corporate Fellowship in 2020 and was invited back as a guest speaker based on her expertise and overwhelmingly positive feedback from the audience.
Thank you Laura for representing Magellan Federal so well!
November 11, 2020 – Magellan Health, Inc. announced the official rebrand of Magellan Federal. Read more from the official Magellan Health press release.
Magellan Federal CEO, Oscar Montes, was named “Top 30 Public Sector Leaders to Watch in 2020” by Washington Executive!
Washington Executive, a leading online publication in the government contracting industry, identifies the top leaders in the industry based on their ability to provide the tools, strategies and systems to their employees to ensure continuous innovation. These leaders bring the experience, knowledge and expertise needed in all areas of government, including energy and the environment, financial services, health, homeland security, law enforcement and transportation.
Oscar’s nomination is a culmination of his excellent leadership throughout the COVID crisis – ensuring that Magellan Federal’s focus on maintaining quality telehealth services to Service members remain intact – as well as overseeing continued advancements in the company’s overall infrastructure and tools to continue to lead the way in supporting our nation’s military and federal employees.
Magellan Federal is honored by this nomination and would like to congratulate Oscar for his endeavors.
Magellan Federal/AFSC was just listed as one of the top companies “poised to make big waves in the Federal sector in the second half of 2020 and for years to come” by G2Xchange! G2Xchange is a Federal Health industry community dedicated to top news, insights, and business intelligence. Their NXT UP list was generated using an comprehensive algorithm to aggregate and score companies in the competitive Federal landscape.
We are proud to be identified as one of the top Federal Emerging Technology and Consulting firms in the Government marketplace today!