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. Eastern time.
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.
Fourth Annual 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. Eastern time.
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 disability.