BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aaron A. Lambert has been selected to serve as Amerigroup Louisiana’s Medicaid health plan president. In his new role, Lambert is responsible for all aspects of the health plan’s operations, while ensuring Medicaid members receive access to high quality care. Under Lambert’s leadership, the company will also continue to maintain its commitment to strengthening relationships in the community, and with its state and provider partners.
“Since joining Amerigroup, Aaron has held progressive leadership positions, and led multiple efforts to help our organization achieve operational success,” said Brian Shipp, South Region Medicaid President for Amerigroup. “I’m confident that Aaron’s experience and collaborative leadership style will serve us well in Louisiana, and look forward to his ongoing contributions as he helps us continue to elevate the quality of health care delivery across the state.”
Lambert joined Amerigroup in 2007, and has supported the organization at both regional and state levels. He has extensive experience with Medicaid program procurements, and he has helped Amerigroup launch new credentialing verification systems, develop school-based health center partnerships and implement telemedicine programs. Most recently, he served as the head of operations for Amerigroup Georgia, where he led core Medicaid efforts and the development of the health plan’s foster care program. Lambert has served as the Board Development co-chair for Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s degree in community health from Old Dominion University, and he holds master’s degrees in health management from Eastern Virginia Medical School and in business administration from College of William and Mary.
“I am honored to be entrusted with the next stage of Amerigroup Louisiana’s growth and development,” said Lambert. “It is a privilege to work alongside a team that has demonstrated a true passion for serving Louisianans, and I look forward to the critical work that lies ahead as we continue to improve lives and health outcomes across Louisiana.”
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Amerigroup Louisiana is a managed health care provider that has been serving the state since 2012, and currently serves the state’s Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion and LaCHIP programs. Amerigroup Louisiana recognizes the challenges low-income and underserved individuals face, and tailors its programs such that health plan members are assured care that is not only accessible, but also accountable, comprehensive, integrated and patient-centered. Amerigroup Louisiana provides ongoing community relations and outreach to encourage members to become active participants in their healthcare. Also, through health education programs, members are empowered to choose and sustain healthy lifestyles. To learn more about Amerigroup, visit www.myamerigroup.com/LA.