Centene sends 100 new service center jobs to Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. – A new Centene service center opened in Tucson creating more than 40 new jobs. Plans include Centene hiring up to 100 in 2015.

The facility will serve as a member and provider call center for Centene’s Arizona-based Bridgeway Health Solutions and other health plans across the country. Centene companies located in Arizona include Bridgeway (Medicaid and Medicare health plan), Cenpatico (behavioral health and special education schools for children with emotional disabilities), US Script (pharmacy benefits manager), Nursewise (telehealth services) and Nurtur (life and health management company).  Among these companies, Centene currently has more than 500 employees in Arizona and anticipates growing as large as 1,000 employees in the next 12 months.

“Centene is a nationally recognized, Fortune 500 company with a strong presence for many years in Arizona,” said Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. “This company, like countless others, has recognized that Arizona is uniquely situated to serve some of the world’s top economies, and we couldn’t be more pleased by Centene’s strong and growing commitment to Arizona.”

Source: PR Newswire

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