Amerigroup Names New Chief Compliance Officer

Georgia Dodds Foley to Lead the Office of Business Ethics & Compliance Program

Sep 08, 2011, 08:00 ET from Amerigroup Corporation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amerigroup Corporation (NYSE: AGP) announced today that Georgia Dodds Foley will serve as the Company's new Chief Compliance Officer.  

Dodds Foley comes to Amerigroup with more than two decades of experience focused on senior-level legal, compliance and ethics positions in the health care industry. Most recently, she served as Deputy Compliance and Ethics Officer for CIGNA Corporation in Philadelphia, overseeing compliance for the organization's domestic operations.

"I am pleased to have Georgia Dodds Foley join the Amerigroup executive leadership team," said James G. Carlson, chief executive officer for Amerigroup. "Her proven track record and extensive experience in implementing and promoting a strong tradition of corporate compliance and ethics programs in the health care industry over the past 20 years is a tremendous asset to Amerigroup."

Georgia Dodds Foley remarked, "I have admired the Amerigroup approach to business and its commitment to serving the underserved for quite some time and feel privileged to join the team."

Dodds Foley earned her bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University and her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

About Amerigroup Corporation

Amerigroup, a Fortune 500 Company, coordinates services for individuals in publicly funded health care programs. Serving approximately 2 million members in 11 states nationwide, Amerigroup accepts all eligible people regardless of age, sex, race or disability. The Company's product offerings do not utilize any individual underwriting nor deny coverage due to preexisting medical conditions. 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. Click here for more information about Amerigroup Corporation.

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