Centene Corporation Awarded Medicaid Contract in New Hampshire
Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today the Governor and Executive Council of New Hampshire have given approval for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to contract with Granite State Health Plan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene, to serve Medicaid beneficiaries in New Hampshire. Granite State is one of three plans selected. The initial term of the contract will be three years with an optional contract extension for one additional two-year period for a total contract term of five years. Operations are expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2012.
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