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Site Location Partnership Client Announcement: Healthcare Support Services Provider to Establish Regional Hub in Moosic, Pennsylvania

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  site location partnershipMoosic, PA (May 10, 2012) – Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based consulting firm specializing in corporate site selection and location strategy, announced that MAXIMUS, a leading provider of health and human services worldwide, will launch a new regional operations hub in Moosic, Pennsylvania. The company will relocate several of its mission critical program operations into the new location.

MAXIMUS provides administrative support to government programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. The company will utilize the new regional hub to deliver program services in support of its Medicare Part A appeals work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

MAXIMUS will initially add approximately 60 jobs at the Moosic facility and anticipates employing more than 100 over the next two years. Staff will include nurses, doctors, physical therapists, health appeals specialists and other professional health clinicians. Average starting salaries are expected to range between $45,000 and $65,000 per year.

“I am pleased that MAXIMUS will launch a new regional hub in Moosic,” said U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA). “The Company not only provides important services but their growing operation has the potential to create a significant number of high-paying jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania, which should help give a much-needed boost to the regional economy.”

Tom Romeo, President of MAXIMUS Federal Services commented, “Our new location will serve as a regional hub for providing efficient service delivery to Medicare participants and providers across the United States. We are excited to make Northeastern Pennsylvania a critical foundation for our Medicare appeals business line as we continue to grow and scale. The availability of skilled clinicians made the area an excellent choice for our regional hub.”

“MAXIMUS is providing excellent career opportunities for our graduates,” added Austin Burke, President of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. “The quality of our workforce and our outstanding educational infrastructure supporting our health science practitioners are key assets that MAXIMUS will employ.”

MAXIMUS is a leading health and human services administrator for governments in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. MAXIMUS delivers administrative solutions to improve the cost effectiveness, efficiency and quality of government-sponsored benefit programs, such as Medicaid, Medicare, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance BC (British Columbia), as well as welfare-to-work and child support enforcement programs across the globe. The Company’s primary customer base includes federal, provincial, state, county and municipal governments.

About Penn’s Northeast
Penn’s Northeast is a public/private partnership of agencies dedicated to assisting businesses interested in locating within Northeastern Pennsylvania. Penn’s Northeast was created through a joint effort of private business leaders, local utility companies, governments, economic development organizations and chambers of commerce to market the collective assets of the region and to facilitate the creation and retention of quality jobs.

About Site Location Partnership
Site Location Partnership (SLP) is a multi-disciplined advisory firm that enables the growth of businesses, communities and economies through its two primary consulting areas - corporate site selection and economic development. SLP’s Corporate Location Practice helps companies from industrial and commercial sectors select the optimal location for expansion, relocation or consolidation of business facilities. SLP’s Economic Development Practice assists various organizations in implementing business attraction strategies for new corporate investment, job creation and economic growth.

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