Corizon wins New Mexico correctional healthcare contract renewal

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., (June 8, 2012)Corizon, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, announced that it has been awarded the renewal contract to provide medical services for the New Mexico Corrections Department (NMCD). The renewal was effective June 1, 2012.

Corizon has been a long term partner with the state of New Mexico for 20 years, and has provided continuous health services to the state since 2007.

Within the renewed contract, Corizon will continue to provide comprehensive medical, mental health, dental and ancillary services to the approximately 6,600 inmates in custody of the NMCD’s 10 prisons.

“The outstanding performance and successful relationship of the clinical and operations teams in New Mexico played a significant role in the renewal of the state’s contract with Corizon,” said Tom Voss, Senior Vice President of Operations at Corizon. “We presented this valued client with our vision for the future of our relationship, and look forward to exceeding their expectations as we continue to improve healthcare services throughout the New Mexico Corrections Department.”

Voss will manage the renewed New Mexico contract in addition to his responsibilities overseeing the medical and mental health contracts with the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC).

About Corizon
Corizon provides quality healthcare services at over 422 correctional facilities across the country serving over 345,600 inmates in 29 states. With its corporate headquarters in Brentwood, Tenn., and the operational headquarters in St. Louis, Mo., Corizon is the leading provider of correctional healthcare services in the United States, delivering a wide range of healthcare and pharmacy programs to government agencies for the medical care of inmates. For more information, please visit renewal