Based in Bethesda, Maryland, Coventry operates health plans, insurance companies, network rental and workers’ compensation services companies. Coventry provides a full range of risk and fee-based managed care products and services to a broad cross section of individuals, employer and government-funded groups, government agencies, and other insurance carriers and adminirtrators. It is currently ranked the third most successful prescription drug plan service in the United States.
1986 - Coventry Corporation, Inc.
1987 - Acquired American Service Life Insurance Company
1988 - Acquired HealthAmerica Pennsylvania
1989 - Acquired Group Health Plan in St. Louis, Missouri
1994 - Acquired Southern Health Services in Richmond, Virginia
1995 - Acquired HealthCare USA in Jacksonville, Florida
1998 - Merged with Principal Health Care, corporate office moves to Bethesda, Maryland, and company name changed to Coventry Health Care, Inc.
1999 - Acquired Kaiser in Charlotte, North Carolina and Carelink in Charleston, West Virginia
2000 - Acquired PrimeONE and merged with Carelink. Acquired WellPath Community Health Plans in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2001 - Acquired Qualchoice in Charlottesville, Virginia and Kaiser Permanente membership in Kansas City, Missouri
2002 - Acquired New Alliance in Erie, Pennsylvania and Mid America Health Plan in Kansas City, Missouri
2003 - Acquired PersonalCare in Champaign, Illinois and Altius Health Plan in South Jordan, Utah
2004 - Acquired OmniCare in Detroit, Michigan
2005 - Acquired First Health Group Corporation
2007 - Acquired group health business from Mutual of Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska; VISTA Health Plans in Sunrise, Florida, and Concentra Workers' Compensation Managed Care Services
2008 - Acquired MHNet Behavioral Health in Austin, Texas and Group Dental Services (GDS) in Rockville, Maryland
2010 - Acquired Mercy Health Plans in St Louis, Missouri and Preferred Health Systems (PHS) in Wichita, Kansas
2011 - Awarded Kentucky Medicaid Business
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