Amerigroup Announces Conference Participation for March
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 4, 2013
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Amerigroup, a wholly owned
subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., announced its conference participation for
March today. With almost two decades of experience serving our country's most
vulnerable populations, Amerigroup has earned the reputation as a thought
leader in the industry. The Company is focused on providing innovative
solutions for the most pressing health care issues including maternal and
child health,long-term services and supports, independent living and dual
eligible population management for Medicaid and Medicare.
The Company's planned speaking engagements for March include:
Center for Health Care Strategies Meeting — Integrated Care and Long-Term
Services and Supports: Amerigroup New Jersey Vice President of Government
Relations Jennifer Langer Jacobs will participate in a panel discussion March
7 at the Hotel Palomar in Washington, D.C. The panel "Best Practices for
Working Together in an Integrated Care Environment" begins at 8:45 a.m.
The World Congress Second Annual Leadership Summit on Integrating Behavioral
Health and Primary Care Medical Homes: Amerigroup Tennessee Chief Medical
Officer Behavioral Health Dr. William Wood will present the closing keynote
address March 8 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Fla. The keynote "Costs vs.
Benefits: Is there a Return on Investment for Coordinated/Integrated Care"
begins at 2:15 p.m. Eastern time.
America's Health Insurance Plan Dual Eligibles Summit: Amerigroup Vice
President of Advocacy Merrill Friedman will participate as moderator in a
general session March 12 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade
Center in Washington, D.C. The session "Partnerships for Improved Access"
begins at 10:45 a.m. Eastern time.
FourthAnnual Georgia Partnership for Telehealth Conference, Impacting Lives
Through Applied Technology: Amerigroup Georgia Chief Medical Officer Dr.
William Alexander will participate in a panel discussion March 19 at the Hyatt
Regency in Savannah, Ga. The panel "Chief Medical Officers Integration of
Telehealth into Managed Care" begins at 10:55 a.m. Eastern time.
National Association of Community Health Centers Policy and Issues Forum:
Amerigroup Tennessee Chief Medical Officer Behavioral Health Dr. William Wood
will participate in a panel discussion March 23 at the Marriott Wardman Park
Hotel in Washington, D.C. The panel "A Dialogue with Managed Care
Organizations and Payers on Aligning Forces to Improve Patient Outcomes
through the Delivery of Integrated Behavioral Health Care" begins at 8:00 a.m.
Amerigroup, a wholly owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., is the largest
company focused solely on meeting the health care needs of financially
vulnerable Americans. Currently serving approximately 2.7 million members in
13 states nationwide, Amerigroup is dedicated to offering real solutions that
improve health care access and quality for our members, while proactively
working to reduce the overall cost of care to taxpayers. Together with
WellPoint's affiliated health plans, we serve more than 4.5 million
beneficiaries of state sponsored health plans in 20 states, making us the
nation's leading provider of health care solutions for public programs.
Amerigroup accepts all eligible people regardless of age, sex, race or
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