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News & Press Release Archives

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 MedCityNews.com.

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.

Winter 2021
2022 Military Friendly® Company Award Designation

Magellan Federal is proud to announce that — as November 11th  — we are officially a Military Friendly Employer, Military Spouse Friendly Employer, and Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Program company for 2022.

Fall 2021
Increasing Wellbeing: Magellan Health & Gallup Team Up

Magellan Health, Inc. and Gallup have announced a collaboration called the Magellan-Gallup Wellbeing Project that will create some of today’s most comprehensive wellbeing studies and solutions. The project will combine the behavioral health expertise of Magellan with the respected data of Gallup to help society measure and increase wellbeing at a time when wellbeing has risen to the forefront of the national conversation.

Fall 2021
Magellan Healthcare Launches eMbolden Resilience Program

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.

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.

Spring 2021
HoH Corporate Fellowship Program Employer Spotlight: Laura Kirschner

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!

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.

Summer 2020
Oscar Montes named "Top 30 Public Sector Leaders to Watch in 2020"

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.

Spring 2020
Leadership Spotlight: Oscar Montes
Spring 2020
V3 Certification
Winter 2019
2019 MSEP Conference