WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Karen Dale, market president of AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia, a Medicaid managed care plan serving the District of Columbia and a member of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, has been named to the 2017 DC Powermeter 100 list by El Tiempo Latino.
Dale was recently honored at the inaugural Powermeter 100 in Washington, an event that recognized 100 of the most influential individuals in Hispanic communities throughout Washington D.C., northern Virginia, and suburban Maryland. El Tiempo Latino, the District’s largest Spanish newspaper, hosted the award ceremony at the Washington Post Live Center.
“I’m both excited and grateful to be included among such amazing people doing magnificent work to better the lives of all those living in the District and the surrounding area,” said Dale. “The work being done to create more opportunities in Hispanic neighborhoods is truly a team effort, and I’m proud to be a part of this team of visionary leaders.”
As market president for the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the District of Columbia, Dale spearheads a variety of initiatives and programs designed to improve Hispanic residents’ access to health benefits and services. She has also been instrumental in driving philanthropic support for community organizations and agencies, working to address adverse social determinants faced by many members of the Hispanic community.
“Karen is well-known for her work in the community and unyielding efforts to bring equitable opportunities to diverse neighborhoods,” said Javier Marin, publisher and chief executive officer of El Tiempo Latino. “Her drive and work ethic are admirable, and above all, she is an excellent partner in our mission to bridge the divides in this country and enhance quality of life for Hispanic residents.”
About AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia
AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia, a member of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, is a Medicaid managed care health plan that serves Medicaid recipients living throughout the District of Columbia. Headquartered in the District, AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping members get care, stay well and build healthy communities. For more information, visit www.amerihealthcaritasdc.com.
About AmeriHealth Caritas
AmeriHealth Caritas is part of the Independence Health Group in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for those most in need. Operating in 17 states and the District of Columbia, AmeriHealth Caritas serves more than 5.7 million Medicaid, Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) members through its integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience serving low-income and chronically ill populations. For more information, visit www.amerihealthcaritas.com.