LiveHealthier Inc. announced today that it has been acquired by Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC).
LiveHealthier is a leading provider of technology and service-based health management solutions to large employers, unions and government organizations designed to foster positive and lasting health behaviors that drive down health care costs. LiveHealthier serves a diverse client portfolio spanning from media and manufacturing to financial, education and technology industries.
Founded in 2005 by former Washington Post executive Mary Moslander, the 120-person company will remain headquartered in Bethesda, MD with Ms. Moslander serving as President and CEO.
"We are thrilled to join the Centene family. As the healthcare industry evolves, forward-looking companies, like Centene, are proactively engaging their members to keep the well well and ensure those facing chronic conditions have the tools and motivation they need to get and stay on track--an interest we all share. LiveHealthier has been a key partner with Nurtur, Centene's Health & Wellness business, and we look forward to expanding our relationship across the Centene organization," said Ms. Moslander.
"We believe that consumer engagement is one of the key elements of a successful healthcare system and we are pleased to partner with LiveHealthier to expand our capabilities in this important area. Centene has had a long-standing relationship with LiveHealthier and we look forward to combining their technology-driven consumer engagement platform with our existing core competencies to provide Centene with a state-of-the-art health behavior change capability," said Jesse Hunter, Executive Vice President, Centene Corporation.
LiveHealthier will maintain its focus on the commercial market, accelerating the rate at which it introduces behavior-change innovations and offering tightly integrated health solutions--such as next-generation lifestyle and condition management, telehealth and triage services available through the Centene family.
About Centene CorporationCentene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to government sponsored healthcare programs, focusing on under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care and Long Term Care (LTC), in addition to other state-sponsored/hybrid programs, and Medicare (Special Needs Plans). The company operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, care management software, correctional systems healthcare, in-home health services, life and health management, managed vision, pharmacy benefits management, specialty pharmacy and telehealth services.
About LiveHealthier Inc.LiveHealthier is a leading provider of technology-and services-based health management solutions to large employers, unions and government organizations designed to foster positive and lasting health behaviors. Its comprehensive platform, products and services help organizations bring healthcare costs under control while boosting productivity, satisfaction and morale. With expertise serving clients across multiple industries, LiveHealthier's programs have impacted the lives of more than one million consumers.
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