Contingent upon completion of a local incentive package, Centene will create more than 300 jobs and $15 million in capital investment.
Centene provides health care related services to organizations and individuals. The Tyler facility will be an integral part of the company’s national managed care system, processing claims from physicians, hospitals and other health care providers, according to the statement from the Governor’s Office.
“Centene is pleased with the state's action and continues to progress with due diligence actions aimed at building a new facility in Tyler,” Centene Chairman, President and CEO Michael F. Neidorff said. “We have already hired almost 60 people and look forward to further enhancing the economic climate in Tyler. We anticipate breaking ground this summer.”
Tyler Mayor Barbara Bass said the city is looking forward to having Centene as a new corporate citizen that will bring quality jobs here.