Amerigroup Announces Conference Participation for September

Sep 12, 2012, 08:00 ET from Amerigroup Corporation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerigroup Corporation (NYSE: AGP) announced its conference participation for September 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-child health, long-term services and supports, independent living and managing the dual eligible population for Medicaid and Medicare.

Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) Fall Conference—Health Begins At Home: Texas Health Systems and Supportive Housing: Amerigroup Vice President of Advocacy Merrill Friedman presented "Supportive Housing and Managed Care . . . Living Independently" as the plenary speaker on Sept. 6 and participated in a panel discussion on "Supportive Housing in a Managed Care Environment" on Sept. 7 in Austin, Texas.

America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Medicaid Conference: HealthPlus Amerigroup Chief Executive Officer Robert Wychulis will participate in a CEO forum on Sept. 12 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. The forum, "Best Practices and Challenges for Medicaid Health Plans," begins at 4:15 p.m. EST.

Amerigroup Vice President of Advocacy Merrill Friedman will participate in a panel discussion on Sept. 13. The panel, "Building and Sustaining Partnerships for Success: Serving Individuals with Disabilities and Dually Eligible Seniors," will begin at 10:00 a.m. EST.

National Home and Community Based Services (NASUAD) Conference: Amerigroup Vice President of Advocacy Merrill Friedman will participate in two panel discussions on Sept. 12 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. The first panel, "Consumer and Stakeholder Engagement," will begin at 10:00 a.m. The second panel, "Managed Care: Solutions for Improving Integration and Care/Service Coordination," will begin at 2:30 p.m. EST.

2012 Caucus on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health Disparities: Amerigroup Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mary McCluskey will present the keynote address on Sept. 19 at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. Her presentation, "Corporate Leadership in Reducing Health Disparities," will begin at 8: 15 a.m. EST.

The Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, Inc. (ACMHCK) 2012 Behavioral Health Conference: Amerigroup Senior Vice President of Behavioral Health Operations, Ellyn Saren, and Amerigroup Vice President, National Medical Director, Dr. Juliana Ekong, will present on Sept. 20 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Overland Park, Kan. The presentation, "Shedding Light on KanCare-Amerigroup," will begin at 1:30 p.m. CST.

About Amerigroup Corporation Amerigroup, a Fortune 500 Company, coordinates services for individuals in publicly funded health care programs. Currently serving more than 2.7 million members in 13 states nationwide, Amerigroup expects to expand operations to its 14th state, Kansas, as a result of previously awarded state contract. Amerigroup is dedicated to offering real solutions that improve health care access and quality for its members, while proactively working to reduce the overall cost of care to taxpayers. Amerigroup accepts all eligible people regardless of age, sex, race or disability. For more information, please visit


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