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Coventry Health Care executives ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange in 2001. (NYSE/Bloomberg)

Public companies and financial services

Coventry Health Care

Coventry provides health care products and services, including group and individual health insurance, Medicare and Medicaid programs, and workers’ compensation services to more than 5 million members in the United States. In October, the company agreed to buy Children’s Mercy Family Health Partners, a Medicaid health plan that has annual revenue of more than $450 million and is operated by Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. The transaction, expected to be completed in the first quarter, will bring in about 210,000 members in Kansas and Missouri.

Trivia

The company has complete more than two dozen acquisitions since its founding in 1986.

6720 Rockledge Dr.

Bethesda Md., 20817

301-581-0600

http://coventryhealthcare.com/

Founded: 1986

CEO: Allen F. Wise

Revenue: $11,587,920

Assets: $8,495,590

Employees (local): 14,330 (440)

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