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Corizon Awarded Kansas Department of Corrections Contract

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., (Oct. 16, 2013) - Corizon, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, has been awarded a new healthcare contract with the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC). The initial agreement is for 18 months, with four two-year term renewal opportunities.

“This new partnership is possible due to the daily focus within our company on serving our patients and clients with the highest level of quality care and service,” said Corizon’s CEO, Woodrow A. Myers, Jr., M.D. “We look forward to partnering with the KDOC and exceeding their expectations for years to come.”

The new contract with KDOC will go into effect January 1, 2014. Corizon will deliver comprehensive medical, dental, pharmaceutical and mental health services to approximately 10,000 offenders in adult and juvenile facilities throughout the state. Corizon will also provide substance abuse and sex offender treatment to youth offenders.

About Corizon Health Corizon Health is the leading provider of correctional healthcare services in the United States, providing quality healthcare services to states and municipalities across the country. Corizon Health, which is celebrating its 40-year anniversary, offers individual or comprehensive solutions for physical care, behavioral care, pharmaceutical and reentry services. For more information, please visit