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WPS Health Solutions adding more than 100 positions in Wausau

Wausau office celebrates 15th anniversary in November

MADISON, Wis.—Nov. 5, 2018—WPS Health Solutions plans to fill more than 100 claims processing positions in Wausau, Wis., in the next four months because of the company’s expanded role in supporting TriWest Healthcare Alliance as it administers two programs for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

The announcement comes as WPS celebrates the 15th anniversary for the current Wausau office, which is in the Westwood Center at 1800 Westwood Center Blvd. The office, which opened in November 2003, currently has about 350 employees who either work there or are connected to it through the WPS Remote Worker Program.

“Our new round of hiring is another example of WPS’s commitment to the Wausau area,” said Brian Brugger, Executive Vice President of WPS Military and Veterans Health. “We value the contributions of our employees in Wausau and north-central Wisconsin. We look forward to adding to the Wausau staff to help with our expanded work with TriWest Healthcare Alliance and VA.”

To mark the Wausau anniversary, along with recent milestone anniversaries for offices in Marion, Ill., and Omaha, Neb., WPS employees in all offices held a celebration event on Oct. 31.

WPS currently supports TriWest Healthcare Alliance in administering the Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) and Veterans Choice Program (VCP) for Veterans in three regions of the United States. VA gave TriWest Healthcare Alliance responsibility for the remaining three regions after another contractor’s agreement expired on Sept. 30.

TriWest Healthcare Alliance and WPS will ensure that Veterans have ready access to community care when needed until the next generation of community care contracts—Community Care Networks (CCN)—are awarded and implemented.

Special invitation-only hiring events for the VA Claims Processor openings in Wausau: (Apply online prior to the events.)

  • Tuesday, Nov. 13 — 3-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 15 — 3-7 p.m.
To apply, please see the WPS Careers page at wpshealthsolutions.com/careers

“WPS values the military and veterans, and we’re committed to proving that with our actions. We’re looking for solution-driven people with the characteristics epitomized by our military: driven, passionate, and willing to take individual responsibility,” said Moira Klos, Vice President, Human Resources.

WPS also is adding positions in Southern Illinois for the VA expansion.

About WPS Health Solutions
WPS Health Solutions is a nationally regarded government contractor and a leading Wisconsin not-for-profit health insurer. The WPS Health Insurance division offers affordable health plans and benefits administration. The WPS Government Health Administrators division administers Part A and B Medicare benefits for millions of seniors in multiple states, and the WPS Military and Veterans Health division serves millions more members who are active in the U.S. military, veterans and their families. In 2018, the international Ethisphere® Institute named WPS one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the ninth straight year. For more information, please visit wpshealthsolutions.com.

 

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