Centene Announces Site Selection For New Claims processing Facility In Ferguson

Project represents an estimated 15 million dollar investment in the community

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clayton-based Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) has announced an eight-plus acre site in Ferguson, Missouri, located at 2900 Pershall Road, as the location of its new claims processing facility. The expansion will create up to 200 jobs. The facility will process claims from Centene's Missouri-based Home State Health Plan and other health plans across the country.

Rendering of proposed Centene Corporation site in Ferguson, MO.

The company will break ground on the permanent structure in 2015. The property has passed all environmental testing and is currently in the design phase. Centene will have a temporary facility located across the street from the future permanent site.

Centene has been receiving applications for various positions and will begin job training in November. 

The new Centene Claims Processing Complex will include an education center, an on-site day care and a full service cafeteria. Dedication of the building will take place in late 2015.

About Centene Corporation
Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to government sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals.  Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long Term Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored/hybrid programs, and Medicare (Special Needs Plans).  The Company operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions.  It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, care management software, correctional systems healthcare, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.

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