TN: MedSolutions to Expand in Williamson County, Creating 263 Jobs
19 Sep, 2011
Company to Invest $16 Million in Franklin
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty today joined with representatives from MedSolutions to announce plans by the company to expand its corporate headquarters in Franklin. The company will invest $16 million and create 263 jobs over a three year period.
“We’re working to make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs, and focusing on existing Tennessee businesses and industry clusters where our state has a distinct advantage are priorities in our Jobs4TN strategy,” Haslam said. “I congratulate MedSolutions on the expansion of their headquarters, and thank them for the additional high quality jobs they will create in our state.”
“The health care industry is thriving in Tennessee thanks to our business friendly climate and the strategic importance Governor Haslam has placed on health care service providers,” Hagerty said. “We are pleased with MedSolutions’ decision to expand in our state and appreciative of their presence as a leading player in the health care industry.”
The company’s corporate headquarters is located at 730 Cool Springs Boulevard, Suite 800 in Franklin. MedSolutions specializes in quality-driven, intelligent cost management of medical services for commercial, Medicare and Medicaid payors. With over 800 employees, the company maintains management contracts for approximately 30 million individuals nationwide.
“Franklin has been the perfect fit for MedSolutions’ corporate headquarters,” Curt Thorne, president and chief executive officer, MedSolutions, said. “We thank state and local officials for making this expansion a reality and look forward to continual success in Williamson County.”
In addition to the company’s corporate headquarters and call center in Franklin, Tenn., MedSolutions also maintains a call center in Melbourne, Fla.
Using independently validated savings methodologies, MedSolutions specializes in quality-driven intelligent cost management of medical services for commercial, Medicare and Medicaid payors. The company maintains management contracts for approximately 30 million individuals nationwide. Using robust data, predictive intelligence technology and evidence-based clinical expertise, the company's innovative solutions extend beyond Radiology Management to other areas of medical specialty, including Medical and Radiation Oncology, Cardiac Imaging, Sleep Diagnostics, Ultrasound Imaging, Lumbar Spine Surgery, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Surgery, and MedSolutions’ groundbreaking Premerus® Diagnostic Accuracy program – the nation’s first solution for reducing diagnostic error rates to improve the quality and cost of care. MedSolutions has been recognized for outstanding customer service and effective call center management by the International Customer Management Institute and for four consecutive years by the prestigious J.D. Power and Associates Award. To learn more, visit www.medsolutions.com.
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. The department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. To find out more, go to www.tn.gov/ecd.