BRENTWOOD, Tenn., (Feb. 1, 2013) — Corizon, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, has been awarded a new healthcare contract with the Arizona Department of Corrections. The agreement is for five years, with an initial three-year term and two one-year renewal opportunities.

“This type of award would not be possible without Corizon’s daily focus to serving our patients, clients and fellow employees to the utmost of our ability,” said Rich Hallworth, Corizon’s Chief Executive Officer. “At Corizon, we do great work and as a result we remain successful in this extremely competitive marketplace.”

“In Arizona, we will continue to focus on excellent patient care and attention to client expectations. This is a big win for Corizon,” said Stuart Campbell, President & Chief Operating Officer of Corizon. “We are excited to begin this new partnership and we look forward to building a strong relationship with the Arizona Department of Corrections.”

The new contract will begin March 4, 2013. Corizon’s team will deliver comprehensive medical, mental health, dental and support services to approximately 34,000 inmates in ten complexes throughout Arizona.

About Corizon

Corizon provides quality healthcare services at 338 correctional facilities across the country serving more than 305,100 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