ST. LOUIS and BLUFFTON, S.C., July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- eviCore healthcare, a subsidiary of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX), is adding 100 jobs in St. Louis as part of expanding its services to healthcare providers.
eviCore, the industry leader in evidence-based medical benefit management services, is a subsidiary of Express Scripts with headquarters in Bluffton, South Carolina, and offices in seven other locations across the country. Combining the best of talent and technology, eviCore works with healthcare providers, health plans and government programs to ensure high-quality, intelligent care for patients.
Using eviCore's proprietary clinical review tools, the provider service center in St. Louis will support physicians and other healthcare providers during the pre-authorization and medical benefit review process.
Express Scripts now has more than 5,000 employees in the St. Louis region and 27,000 employees worldwide.
"By making St. Louis home to its newest provider service center, eviCore is building upon our rich, 32-year history," said Tim Wentworth, President and CEO of Express Scripts. "Together, Express Scripts and eviCore are working to make healthcare more efficient and affordable, and St. Louis is an epicenter for our continued growth and progress."
"St. Louis has the talent pool we need to improve the experience of healthcare providers as they work to ensure their patients receive high-quality, medically appropriate care, when and where they need it," said John Arlotta, CEO of eviCore.
About Express Scripts
Express Scripts is a healthcare opportunity company. Empowered by our legacy as an industry innovator, we dare to imagine – and deliver – a better healthcare system with improved health outcomes and lower costs. From pharmacy and medical benefits management, to specialty pharmacy care and everything in between – we uncover opportunities to make healthcare work better.
Our home base is St. Louis, but our reach extends to millions of Americans across the nation. We stand alongside our clients and partners, collaborating to develop personalized solutions that make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve.
We believe healthcare can do more. We are Champions For BetterSM.
eviCore offers proven, diversified medical benefits management solutions that help clients reduce costs while increasing quality of care for patients. The company provides these solutions to managed care organizations and risk-bearing provider organizations serving commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid populations. Powered by a team of specialized medical professional resources, extensive evidence-based guidelines, and advanced technologies, eviCore supports clients by ensuring the right evidence-based care is delivered at the right time to the right patient at the right site of care.
Christine Portell, Express Scripts
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