Centene Corp. will expand its presence in Missouri starting in May 2017.The Clayton-based company will soon manage the health care of Missouri’s Medicaid recipients in every county.Currently, Centene’s subsidiary, Home State Health Plan, manages the health insurance for low-income individuals in 54 counties.
Now, Centene will have access to Medicaid members in all 114 counties and St. Louis, according to a statement the company released Tuesday.“With our global headquarters in Clayton, Mo., Centene is particularly pleased about this opportunity to expand our health care services across the state of Missouri, reaching families in each of the state’s 114 counties, and the city of St. Louis,” said Michael Neidorff, chairman, president and CEO of Centene.Tampa, Fla.-based WellCare also received notice from Missouri that its subsidiary, Missouri Care, was awarded a statewide contract to expand its services to Medicaid recipients.UnitedHealthcare of the Midwest Inc. was awarded the …
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