Amerihealth Caritas

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7/1/2021 Newly Rebranded AmeriHealth Caritas Florida ‘On a Mission’ to Help Build a Healthier Sunshine State Business Wire Newly Rebranded AmeriHealth Caritas Florida ‘On a Mission’ to Help Build a Healthier Sunshine State Medicaid Managed Care Plan Prestige Health Choice Changes Name to Align With AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies’ Decades of Expertise in Serving At-Risk Populations July 01, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight TimePALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- AmeriHealth Caritas announced that its Florida Medicaid managed care plan, Prestige Health Choice, has ...
7/1/2021 Newly Rebranded AmeriHealth Caritas Florida ‘On a Mission’ to Help Build a Healthier Sunshine State Business Wire Newly Rebranded AmeriHealth Caritas Florida ‘On a Mission’ to Help Build a Healthier Sunshine State Jul 1, 2021 1 hr agoPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 1, 2021--AmeriHealth Caritas announced that its Florida Medicaid managed care plan, Prestige Health Choice, has changed its name to AmeriHealth Caritas Florida , effective today. The rebranding launches a new era for the health plan — and its mission to help ...
7/1/2021 Newly Rebranded AmeriHealth Caritas Florida On a Mission to Help Build a Healthier Sunshine State | Financial Buzz financialbuzz.com AmeriHealth Caritas announced that its Florida Medicaid managed care plan, Prestige Health Choice, has changed its name to AmeriHealth Caritas Florida , effective today. The rebranding launches a new era for the health plan — and its mission to help build a healthier Sunshine State.As part of the rebranding, AmeriHealth Caritas Florida is launching its “On A Mission” marketing campaign. The campaign will be featured in radio and print ...
6/28/2021 AmeriHealth Caritas Names Dr. Karen Amstutz Chief Medical Officer Business Wire PHILADELPHIA- 28, 2021-- AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need, today announced the appointment of Karen Amstutz, M.D., to the position of chief medical officer. A pediatrician with more than two decades of experience as a health plan physician executive, Dr. Amstutz will oversee care management; utilization management; and medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health clinical policy. Dr ...
3/26/2021 Health Equity Through Access: AmeriHealth Caritas Wellness Center Hosts COVID Vaccinations Business Wire PHILADELPHIA- AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need, is collaborating with local government to host COVID-19 vaccinations. It has opened its Chester, Pa., Wellness and Opportunity Center as a COVID-19 vaccination site, filling a void for a community disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Using its wellness center to improve access to the vaccine and build greater ...
3/24/2021 Mental Health Awareness: The Center for Thriving Families klfy.com ... to families, individuals, children, and adults, in their homes, at the school, or provided at the office or even over telehealth platform.The services are paid for by Healthy Louisiana Bayou health plans, by Amerihealth Caritas , Aetna Better Health of Louisiana, Louisiana Healthcare Connections, Medicaid, United Healthcare and Healthy Blue of Louisiana.For those that are struggling or know someone who is struggling with mental illness, behavioral health issues, and ...
1/21/2021 Making Sure No One Is Left Behind: AmeriHealth Caritas Committed to Facilitating Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine for Americans in Greatest Need Business Wire Making Sure No One Is Left Behind: AmeriHealth Caritas Committed to Facilitating Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine for Americans in Greatest Need Approach utilizes organization’s community relations expertise and cultural competency January 21, 2021 02:53PHILADELPHIA- AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and health care solutions for those most in need, is collaborating with its state, community, and provider partners to help make sure its ...
12/3/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas Chairman and CEO Paul A. Tufano Appointed to AHIP Board of Directors Business Wire PHILADELPHIA- AmeriHealth Caritas Chairman and CEO Paul A. Tufano has been appointed to the board of directors for America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the national association for providers of health care coverage and related services, and the foremost advocacy organization for access to affordable health care. Tufano joins c-level executives from eight other health insurers represented among AHIP’s new slate of board members.As a board member ...
12/3/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas Chairman and CEO Paul A. Tufano Appointed to AHIP Board of Directors | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com Business Wire ... level executives from eight other health insurers represented among AHIP’s new slate of board members.This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201203005906/en/Photo courtesy AmeriHealth CaritasAs a board member, Tufano will help provide oversight for the country’s top health insurance trade organization. He will also have a larger platform to advance a personal vision of fair treatment and ...
11/30/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas: Ongoing Demands of Caregiving Can Lead to Chronic Stress, Health Problems | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com Business Wire ... people — many of whom may have preexisting conditions — and puts those who care for them in harm’s way.Dr. Bernard Cohen, a long-term services and supports (LTSS) medical officer for AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care, recommends families have the uncomfortable discussion about the responsibilities of providing care to for an ailing family member before he/she becomes unable to care for themselves ...
11/30/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas: Ongoing Demands of Caregiving Can Lead to Chronic Stress, Health Problems Business Wire ... people — many of whom may have preexisting conditions — and puts those who care for them in harm’s way.Dr. Bernard Cohen, a long-term services and supports (LTSS) medical officer for AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care, recommends families have the uncomfortable discussion about the responsibilities of providing care to for an ailing family member before he/she becomes unable to care for themselves ...
10/13/2020 The power of 50+ voters in 2020 and what they mean to the future of the U.S. aldianews.com ... the outcome of the 2020 election.The panel, which included Uva Coles, founder and CEO of Inclusiva, Joanne Grossi, president of AARP Pennsylvania, Victor Negrón Jr., vice president of public affairs and marketing at Amerihealth Caritas , and Will Gonzalez, executive director of Ceiba, dove into the issues of 50+ voters this election cycle, their importance to its outcome, and some of the pitfalls around participation in 2020. 50+ Voter Issues ...
9/9/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas Awarded Contract to Continue onenewspage.com PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DC--AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia has been awarded a contract to continue helping the District's Medicaid enrollees access quality health care ...
9/8/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas Awarded Contract to Continue Serving District of Columbia’s Medicaid Population Business Wire PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 8, 2020-- AmeriHealth Caritas announced that its Washington, D.C., Medicaid plan, AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia , has been awarded a contract by the Department of Health Care Finance to continue helping the District’s Medicaid enrollees access quality health care. “We look forward to continue advancing our mission with innovative, whole person health care solutions for our members in the District and to further strengthening our relationships ...
8/21/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas Awards $160,000 through its First Eight Scholarship for Women Business Wire ... County is attending West Chester University “AmeriHealth Caritas is proud to honor these accomplished young women as they advance their education, find a rewarding career path, and continue to contribute to their communities,” said AmeriHealth Caritas Chairman and CEO Paul A. Tufano. “They represent a remarkable generation of Pennsylvania women who will undoubtedly make their mark in the years ahead. We are thrilled to support their journey and to play ...
8/21/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas Awards $160,000 through its First Eight Scholarship for Women malvern-online.com ... County is attending West Chester University “AmeriHealth Caritas is proud to honor these accomplished young women as they advance their education, find a rewarding career path, and continue to contribute to their communities,” said AmeriHealth Caritas Chairman and CEO Paul A. Tufano. “They represent a remarkable generation of Pennsylvania women who will undoubtedly make their mark in the years ahead. We are thrilled to support their journey and to play ...
7/29/2020 How to Apply for Medicaid: AmeriHealth Caritas Provides Videos and Easy-to-Follow Instructions Business Wire ... Medicaid managed care health plans in Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and the District of Columbia, as well as pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services in additional states. About AmeriHealth Caritas AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for those most in need. Operating in 13 states and the District of Columbia, AmeriHealth Caritas serves approximately 5 million Medicaid, Medicare ...
7/21/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas: Men Face Particular Risk for Depression During COVID-19 Pandemic Business Wire ... work. That makes times of high unemployment, when a new job is much harder to come by, particularly hard on their psychological well-being,” said Yavar Moghimi, M.D., a behavioral health medical director for AmeriHealth Caritas . “Additionally, too often men consider talking about and seeking help for depression to be a sign of weakness. Combine these, and it is clear why depression in men should be taken seriously.” According to ...
7/9/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas Names Karen Dale Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Officer washingtoninformer.com ... new role, Dale, a registered nurse, will be responsible for leading the planning and execution of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives across the organization. Dale will retain her current role as market president for AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia, the largest Medicaid managed care organization in Washington, D.C., leading an ethnically diverse membership of more than 120,000 enrollees who speak six different languages. Prior to leading AmeriHealth Caritas District of ...
6/24/2020 AmeriHealth Caritas Hires New Chief Data Officer and Chief Analytics Officer to Transform Care Management with Data Intelligence Business Wire PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 24, 2020-- As part of a two-pronged effort to drive innovation through technology and data, AmeriHealth Caritas , a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need, announced today that it has appointed Harish Nakra as chief data officer (CDO) and Vinod Swarna as chief analytics officer (CAO). The newly created roles reflect the organization’s increased focus on ...