Corizon Awarded Medical Services Contract By Alabama DOC
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BRENTWOOD, Tenn.,— Corizon, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, has been awarded a renewal of its healthcare contract with the Alabama Department of Corrections. The agreement is for three years, with two one-year renewal opportunities. Corizon and its predecessor companies have held the contract since 2003.
“The Alabama DOC and Corizon have worked as a collaborative team over the past nine years, and together have developed a successful, quality, cost-effective healthcare program. We are proud to continue this valued partnership,” said JM Courtney, senior vice president of statewide corrections. “We look forward to continued success through ongoing collaboration and dedicated support to provide an innovative service delivery model to the Alabama DOC.”
The new contract will begin December 1, 2012, and allows Corizon to provide comprehensive medical care to more than 25,000 inmates at correctional facilities throughout the state of Alabama.
Among other services, Corizon’s team will perform a wide variety of on- and off-site functions, including medical, dental, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and chronic care, as well as administrative, staffing and management services.
Corizon provides quality healthcare services at over 400 correctional facilities across the country serving approximately 400,000 inmates in 31 states. With its corporate headquarters in Brentwood, Tenn., and the operational headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., Corizon is the leading provider of correctional healthcare services in the United States, delivering a wide range of healthcare and pharmacy programs to government agencies for the medical care of inmates.