NU Online News Service, Oct. 3, 12:10 p.m. – Health Net Inc., Los Angeles, will be giving its subscribers and the doctors in its provider networks access to “evidence-based” care guidelines from EBM Solutions Inc., Nashville, Tenn.

EBM Solutions collects information about research studies that deal with strategies for improving the quality of health care and reducing the cost of care for dozens of common medical conditions.

Health Net will start by offering the program to subscribers and doctors in California in early 2003. The company plans to make the program available in Arizona, Connecticut and other states it serves by April 1, 2003.