U.S. Department of Homeland Security U.S. Coast Guard CentralCare Receives 2014 DHS Small Business Achievement Award

Annandale, VA, April , 2014 – CentralCare, Incorporated (CentralCare) has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to receive the 2014 DHS Small Business Achievement Award for outstanding work in support of the DHS mission. Specifically, CentralCare is recognized for performance during FY13 at US Coast Guard (USCG) Clinics in the South Region. CentralCare’s President and CEO, Mrs. Krystle Okoye, accepted the award at the 10th Annual DHS Small Business Ceremony conducted in Washington, D.C.

CentralCare is currently performing on the USCG Multidisciplinary Health Care Services Contract for the South Region. As part of the DHS, the USCG represents one of our nation’s five military branches.

This contract serves to provide the USCG with ancillary and allied healthcare professionals, comprised of family practice physicians, dentists, optometrists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, dental hygienists, dental assistants, certified medical assistants, and licensed clinical social workers, in a four US-state region and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Health care staffing services are currently being performed in the Coast Guard South Region at the following 10 multi-state clinical sites:

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Borinquen, Puerto Rico
  • Miami and Miami Beach, FL
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Key West, FL
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Mobile, AL
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Galveston, TX
  • Ellington Field near Houston, TX

As an experienced medical, dental and behavioral health care staffing support services contractor, CentralCare understands the importance of providing health care providers to both active duty and reserve US Coast Guard members in support of their motto – “Semper Paratus” – Always Ready.

CentralCare recognizes that the timely delivery of qualified and credentialed health care providers will ensure the military readiness needed for mission critical healthcare support services and worldwide deployment


Since 1999, CentralCare’s direct experience in this highly specialized industry demonstrates a strong understanding of health care staffing support services specifically tailored to each customer’s requirements. CentralCare’s 15-year corporate reputation has been measured by customer performance indicators such as timely customer fill rates, knowledgeable program management professionals, proficient in-house technology systems, and superior company programs geared towards the retention of health care professionals.

Founded in 1999, CentralCare specializes in providing tailored health care staffing support to the U.S. Government, specifically the Department of Defense. We proudly serve the following agencies: the US Army, Navy, US Air Force, Defense Health Agency, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Homeland Security. We currently perform in 26 states nationwide. With the support of knowledgeable program managers, recruiters, and supporting professionals, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver qualified health care providers at the start of contract performance.

CentralCare has the technical, administrative and management resources necessary to recruit professionals of all health care specialties. Through industry best practices, company lessons-learned, and a passion for customer satisfaction, our customers can be confident in our ability to deliver the right health care professionals, timely, and at a competitive price.