Amerigroup Rises in 2012 Fortune 500 Ranking

May 08, 2012, 16:30 ET from Amerigroup Corporation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune Magazine announced that Amerigroup Corporation (NYSE: AGP) has made its annual Fortune 500 list for the third consecutive year.  The Company ranked 385 on the 2012 list, up from 396 last year. The full list and related stories appear in the May 7 issue of Fortune, and online at

"We are honored to be recognized by Fortune for the third consecutive year for our consistent growth, and for the value and benefit we bring to all the stakeholders we represent," remarked James G. Carlson, Amerigroup chairman and chief executive officer. "As we build upon our strong foundation, we continue to experience great achievements—enabling us to provide innovative solutions that help simplify the complex health care system for individuals who depend on us every day."

The annual Fortune 500 list ranks all U.S. companies by revenue.

About Amerigroup Corporation

Amerigroup, a Fortune 500 Company, coordinates services for individuals in publicly funded health care programs. Currently serving approximately 2.2 million members in 12 states nationwide, Amerigroup expects to expand operations in 2012 to Washington, its 13th state, as a result of a 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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