|[April 20, 2012]
UnitedHealthcare Opens Call Center, Adds 125 Jobs to Miami and Surrounding Area
MIAMI --(Business Wire)--
UnitedHealthcare is opening a new Call Center in Miami that will employ
approximately 125 area workers.
The new facility will provide customer service support to more than
165,000 Floridians who are customers of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
of Florida and beneficiaries of the company's Florida Healthy Kids, Long
Term Care, Medicare/Medicaid and Medicaid programs.
Currently, the company employs more than 5,000 Floridians and helps more
than 2 million members in the state live healthier lives.
"In today's tough economy, economic development is a high priority. I
would like to thank UnitedHealthcare for its commitment to the people of
South Florida by creating jobs and opportunities. The creation of over
120 jobs is a great thing for the constituents of my district and
Miami-Dade County," said state Sen. Rene Garcia, R-Hialeah, District 40.
"I'm very excited for the much-anticipated grand opening of the
UnitedHealtcare call center. Creating 125 local jobs is a great step in
the state's promise to further economic development, stimulate the
market and get Floridians back to work," said Rep. Jeanette Nunez,
The new call center continues UnitedHealthcare's commitment to providing
consumers access to high-quality, personalized health care programs that
improve their health. UnitedHealthcare is hosting a ribbon-cutting
ceremony and grand opening celebration today for local officials and
call center employees.
UnitedHealthcare's offerings in the state of Florida include
employer-sponsored health plans, individual plans, Medicare Advantage
plans, Medicare Supplement plans, Part D prescription drug plans,
Medicaid managed care plans, chronic disease management and care
"Our employees at this new call center will help broaden our reach to
the more than 160,000 Medicaid beneficiaries who depend on us for
helping them access the quality and affordable health care programs and
services they deserve," said Kathleen Crampton, president and CEO for
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Florida.
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live
healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting
consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships
with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health
benefit programs for individuals, employers and Medicare and Medicaid
beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 650,000 physicians
and care professionals and 5,000 hospitals nationwide. UnitedHealthcare
serves more than 38 million people and is one of the businesses of
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and
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