MAXIMUS Brings 325 Jobs to Pittsford, New York
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PITTSFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS), a leading provider of health and human services worldwide, announced today that it will launch operations in Pittsford, New York. MAXIMUS will consolidate and relocate several of its mission critical program operations currently located in Pennsylvania and Upstate New York into the new Pittsford location.
The 46,000 square foot office will be located at 3750 Monroe Avenue with operations expected to launch around May 15, 2012. MAXIMUS expects to add 325 jobs in the near term and followed by an additional 30 jobs over the long term. To help with the Company’s relocation and expansion, New York State provided MAXIMUS with a package of Excelsior tax credits, which are based on the number of jobs created over the next five years.
MAXIMUS provides program administration support to major government health programs, such as Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. MAXIMUS will use the new Pittsford office to help deliver program services in support of its Medicare appeals work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). These specialized services will be provided by a local team of professional staff, including nurses, doctors, physical therapists, health appeals specialists and other professional health clinicians, who will make independent determinations of health insurance appeals. Individuals who are interested in learning more about positions with MAXIMUS should visit www.maximus.com/careers.
MAXIMUS completes independent reviews for disputed Medicare Parts A,B (South), C and D claims and provider appeals for all 50 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa. The Company is the largest independent reviewer of health care appeals for CMS, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), as well as more than 44 state regulatory agencies nationwide. Since 1989, MAXIMUS has completed more than one million health care appeals on a timely basis and under rigorous quality control standards.
Bruce Caswell, President and General Manager of MAXIMUS Health Services commented, “We are thrilled to be a part of the community as we grow our presence in Monroe County, bringing 325 jobs to the area. Our new Pittsford location is critical in establishing a regional hub for efficient service delivery on behalf of our government clients. As a native upstate New Yorker, I’m excited to be a part of supporting the local community and contributing to its longer-term economic growth.”
Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy said, “MAXIMUS is a growing company that will create hundreds of new jobs by capitalizing on the strong demand for its services. This project demonstrates how the effective the leadership of Governor Cuomo is improving New York’s ability to attract big companies to invest and create jobs in New York.”
MAXIMUS and the State of New York will be holding a joint press event, today at 10:00 AM ET at the Greater Rochester Enterprise on 100 Chestnut Street, 19th Floor, in Downtown Rochester.
MAXIMUS is a leading health and human services administrator for governments in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. The Company delivers administrative solutions to improve the cost effectiveness, efficiency and quality of government-sponsored benefit programs, such as Medicaid, Medicare, Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance BC (British Columbia), as well as welfare-to-work and child support enforcement programs across the globe. The Company's primary customer base includes federal, provincial, state, county and municipal governments. Operating under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People®, MAXIMUS has more than 7,000 employees located in more than 220 offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.maximus.com.