Anthem is expanding for the second time this year in Atlanta, creating more job opportunities locally.

The parent company of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia is opening a corporate and technology hub in Midtown.

Anthem expanded in February and added more than 450 jobs to the call center and customer care office. The newest expansion could add thousands of new jobs to the area.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed joined Gov. Nathan Deal, who announced that the expansion will create 1,800 jobs, invest $20 million in Midtown Atlanta's IT service hub.

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