Home State Health is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, a diversified healthcare enterprise operating commercial and government-sponsored programs for nearly four decades. A Fortune 50 company and a key leader in the Health Insurance Marketplace, Centene’s Medicaid, Medicare, and other managed care plans offer affordable coverage for low-income and at-risk populations. Centene’s commitment to whole health and removing barriers to high-quality care is the foundation that’s allowed the company to expand into dozens of local markets across the U.S. and internationally, building a strong network of providers and services.
By pairing innovative programs with technology, Centene also empowers people to make healthy decisions that improve their quality of life. The company partners with many professional organizations to provide specialty services to its members, such as in-home health services, behavioral health care, managed vision, telehealth, and pharmacy benefits management. Centene also contracts with state and federal governments to provide health care services to individuals in state hospitals, courts, and correctional institutions.
Centene began as a single nonprofit Medicaid plan in 1984. Under the guidance of Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Michael Neidorff, Centene has grown significantly over the years. Today, the company is a premier healthcare corporation with a diverse portfolio of services utilized by 23 million people across all 50 U.S. states and three international markets.
Centene’s Commitment To People
Centene is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, the same city where Home State Health operates its statewide health plans. Centene recognizes the importance of giving back to the St. Louis community and takes its role as a corporate citizen seriously. A purpose-driven company with a deep investment in the success of all individuals, Centene regularly donates to arts, education, and health care initiatives through its charitable foundation. Michael Neidorff and his wife, Noémi, also dedicate much of their free time to supporting local civic organizations.
Centene’s local approach to healthcare also applies to the hiring process. Centene hires from within the communities it serves. With nearly 74,000 individuals employed across the U.S. and beyond, Centene is transforming the health and wellness of our communities, one person at a time. Centene employs more than 5,400 people in Missouri alone and has been growing steadily since it first established operations in the state in 2012.
As Centene’s team grows, so does the company’s commitment to reflecting the diversity of the populations it works with every day. In order to deliver curated and culturally sensitive healthcare to all, Centene depends on the diverse ideas and experiences of its employees located around the globe.