BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (March 11, 2013)—Corizon, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, has been awarded a new healthcare contract with the Virginia Department of Corrections. The agreement is for two years, with five optional one-year extensions, and was won through a competitive bid process.

“Our employees at Corizon are committed every day to providing outstanding service to our patients and clients,” said Rich Hallworth, Corizon’s Chief Executive Officer. “I am proud that we continue to deliver exceptional results in this demanding marketplace, and we look forward to doing so again in Virginia.”

“Our staff on the ground provided outstanding service when we last worked with the Virginia DOC from 2006 to 2011, and that went a long way in allowing us this new opportunity,” said Stuart Campbell, President & Chief Operating Officer of Corizon. “We look forward to working again with the DOC to deliver quality healthcare in Virginia.”

The new contract will begin May 1, 2013. Corizon’s team will deliver comprehensive medical, mental health, pharmacy and support services to approximately 15,000 inmates across the state.

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

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