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200 New Full-Time Jobs Coming to Jacksonville
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- 200 new jobs will be available in Jacksonville, the CEO of Florida Blue announced Wednesday morning.

Novitas Solutions Incorporated is hiring after getting a Medicare administrative contract for 7 states. The company, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Florida Blue, already had a contract for 4 states and Washington, D.C.

Novitas Solutions processes Medicare claims, handles customer service inquiries, reviews and processes appeals and conducts medical reviews.

The jobs will range in pay from $40,000 - $60,000/year.  The company expects to fill the positions in mid July.  New hires will go through 8 weeks of training and then begin processing claims.  The plan is for the Jacksonville employees to begin processing Medicare claims October 1.

"With this 200 jobs coming here with a 40 to 60,000 dollar range all right here in Jacksonville, downtown, it's important and my goal is to continue to focus on that," Mayor Brown said.

"That is how you are going to really increase the revenue for our city, put people back to work. They'll be able to purchase a home, pay their bills and I am excited about it."

Interested job seekers can see the job responsibilities and qualifications on the company website. Once there you can also apply for the jobs.

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