Amerigroup District of Columbia (D.C.) Awarded Contract to Serve the District’s Medicaid and D.C. Healthcare Alliance Populations

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amerigroup D.C., a managed care organization that has been providing
medical benefits to Medicaid members since 2017, has received a notice
of intent from the Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) to continue
serving individuals in the District of Columbia Healthy Families and
D.C. Healthcare Alliance programs.

Under the terms of the new contract, Amerigroup D.C. anticipates
providing medical benefits to nearly 50,000 residents.

“Amerigroup D.C. is honored to be able to continue to offer access to
high-quality, innovative care to people served by the Medicaid and
Alliance programs in the District of Columbia,” said Linda Elam, PhD,
MPH, Amerigroup D.C. Medicaid plan president. “Our goal remains to
contribute to better health outcomes in the District by bringing
together access to top-tier clinical care with social interventions that
make an impact and simplify the healthcare experience for the people we

Under the new contract, Amerigroup D.C. will coordinate medical,
behavioral, dental and vision health benefits for managed care
enrollees. Through its innovative approach and customized services,
Amerigroup D.C. will improve health services to eligible residents
throughout the District.

To learn more about Amerigroup D.C. and services we provide, please


Amerigroup D.C., Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Anthem, Inc.
Through a family of affiliated companies throughout the U.S., Amerigroup
provides managed care services to millions of beneficiaries
participating in state Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare, and Long Term Services
and Supports programs. Amerigroup D.C. recognizes the challenges
low-income and underserved individuals face in meeting their health care
needs. Amerigroup D.C. will offer plans focused on providing access to
high quality care for its enrollees while expanding access to care and
improving health outcomes.


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