Centene Company (NYSE: CNC) introduced at the moment the Centene Charitable Basis and its Texas well being plan, Superior HealthPlan (Superior), have invested $7.9 million in a brand new, state-of-the-art multipurpose neighborhood heart in Uvalde, Texas. In partnership with Group Well being Improvement, Inc. (CHDI), a federally certified well being heart, the neighborhood heart will function a complete well being useful resource for your complete Uvalde neighborhood and its surrounding area. Representatives from Centene, Superior and CHDI hosted a groundbreaking ceremony final Friday on the web site location.
“Six days after the horrific tragedy on the Robb Elementary Faculty, Centene and Superior met with CHDI and native leaders to know how we might finest assist Uvalde in what is going to essentially be a long-term restoration,” stated CEO Sarah London. “As that course of continues, increasing the assets obtainable to your complete neighborhood for bodily, psychological and emotional well being is a vital step ahead.”
As soon as full, the brand new neighborhood heart will home area for main medical care, behavioral well being providers, youth growth assets, school/job preparation coaching for college kids, retail area for native companies, and a tranquility backyard to honor victims of the tragedy that occurred on Might 24 of this 12 months.
The Uvalde Group Middle is focusing on completion in late 2024.
Centene, in accordance with Monday morning’s press launch, “is dedicated to serving to individuals reside more healthy lives. The Firm takes a neighborhood strategy – with native manufacturers and native groups – to supply absolutely built-in, high-quality, and cost-effective providers to government-sponsored and industrial healthcare packages, specializing in under-insured and uninsured people.”
CNC shares light 39 cents to $85.40.