Centene wins managed Medicaid contract in Pennsylvania

April 28, 2016

Centene was awarded a three-year contract to manage Medicaid care in Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1, 2017, pending regulatory approval. Centene does not currently have operations in Pennsylvania. This is the 25th state in which it manages state-sponsored programs. Centene's subsidiary, Pennsylvania Health and Wellness, will cover the Medicaid recipients in the HealthChoices program in the Southeast Zone, Southwest Zone and Lehigh Capital Zone.