MedImpact Healthcare Systems Invests $2.1 Million In Van Buren Charter Township, Michigan, Support Center
Area Development Online News Desk (01/09/2014)
MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc., a Pharmacy Benefits Manager providing services to large corporations, health plans, insurance carriers, third-party administrators and government employee programs, will invest up to $2.1 million to open a PBM back office support center in Van Buren Charter Township, Michigan, creating 75 new jobs.
“We are excited about the addition of a MedImpact facility in the Midwest to increase our presence there and more effectively support our clients and their community needs,” said Greg Watanabe, President of San Diego-based MedImpact.
“Michigan’s healthcare industry is growing and recognized across the country, and MedImpact’s decision to locate here underscores Michigan’s business-friendly environment and talented workforce,” said MEDC President and CEO Michael A. Finney. “MedImpact Healthcare Systems provides pharmacy services to more than 47 million lives and the company’s investment here will provide good-paying jobs to Michigan residents for years to come.”
As a result, the project has been awarded a $150,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant. The township and/or Wayne County will support the project by providing use of public facilities, according to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.