News & Press Release Archives

November 2023
Contracts Executive of the Year Award 2023 Winner: Doug Humerick

We’re proud to announce that our very own Doug Humerick, VP of Contracts and Procurement, won the prestigious Contracts Executive of the Year award at the 2023 WashingtonExec Pinnacle Awards yesterday!

Doug’s dedication, leadership, and unparalleled expertise have set the standard within Magellan Federal and have been recognized and celebrated by industry leaders!

June 2023
Magellan Federal selected to administer the Personal Financial Counselors program globally to service members and their families to maintain financial wellbeing. 
May 2023
Humble Beginnings Podcast interviews Anna Sever

Anna Sever, President of Magellan Federal talks to the Humble Beginnings podcast about her career journey.

May 2023
Anna Sever Named 2023 Chief Executive Officer of the Year for a Public Company (Spring 2023)

The WashingtonExec Chief Officer Awards is an esteemed annual program that recognizes the most impactful and innovative executives in government and industry. The awards ceremony took place on May 10, 2023 at the prestigious Ritz Carlton in McLean, Virginia. Amidst an unprecedented level of entries, Anna Sever took home the award for CEO of the year for a public company. This award is an exceptional achievement given the caliber of talent and leadership within the government contracting industry. We are thrilled to honor Anna’s leadership and the significant impact she has made at Magellan Federal.

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February 2023
Magellan Federal Named a Winner of 2023 Top Workplaces USA

Work-life balance, role and recognition were the top three overall strengths recognized by the prestigious Top Workplaces award

FRISCO, Texas – February 2, 2023Magellan Federal, a subsidiary of Magellan Health, Inc., announced it has earned the 2023 Top Workplaces USA award by Energage, a purpose-driven organization that develops solutions to build and brand Top Workplaces. The award selection was based solely on the employee feedback captured by the Energage Workplace Survey, which was conducted between October 27–November 3, 2022.

January 2023
How EAP Programs Rose to the Challenges of the Pandemic

[Magellan Federal insight article featured on]

The recent pandemic put severe stress on the U.S. workforce, and federal employees were not exempt from that. The sudden change to full-time remote work, financial trouble, health issues and childcare challenges all rose in prominence. To help workforces deal with these challenges, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) also rose to the forefront, leveraging pandemic-driven technologies to help improve the services they offer.

January 2023
Magellan Health Appoints Anna Sever as President of Magellan Federal

FRISCO, Texas – January 10, 2023 Magellan Health, Inc. today announced it has appointed Anna Sever as president of Magellan Federal.

In this key leadership role, Sever will lead Magellan Federal to strengthen operational controls and redesign processes, structure and technology to target larger federal opportunities more effectively. Sever is an experienced healthcare and social services executive and military spouse with over 20 years of progressive management responsibilities.

July 2022
Anna Sever Named Top Health Care Execs to Watch in 2022

Magellan Federal’s Interim CEO, Anna Sever, has been named by Washington Execs as one of the Top Health Care Execs to Watch in 2022. Learn more about Anna and how she leads the company to flawless service delivery.

June 2022
Mental Health of Service Members & Families

“[T]here is no single solution that will ensure the emotional wellbeing of our service members. [T]he most impactful approach to care for the military has been found to be one that is viewed as part of a larger integrated process.”

Magellan Federal CEO, Anna Sever, speaks about the mental health of Service members and military families, and the importance of an integrated approach to treatment in her article featured on

Jan 4, 2022
Centene Completes Acquisition of Magellan Health, Establishing a Leading Behavioral Health Platform at a Critical Time

Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Magellan Health, Inc.

The acquisition enables Centene to provide whole-health, integrated healthcare solutions to deliver better health outcomes at lower costs for complex, high-cost populations.

Spring 2021
Magellan Federal Retains EAP & Work-Life Services Contract for the Department of Defense

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.”

Spring 2021
Magellan Federal Retains Navy Contract

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.

Winter 2020
Magellan Federal Rebrand Completed

November 11, 2020 – Magellan Health, Inc. announced the official rebrand of Magellan Federal. Read more from the official Magellan Health press release.