RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina, a managed care organization that is slated to begin serving North Carolina Medicaid enrollees in November 2019 and is part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, announced that it has executed a lease for its headquarters at 8041 Arco Corporate Drive in Raleigh.
The space, located at Brier Creek Corporate Center, will be the home base for more than 300 of AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina’s associates, including its senior leadership team and its member and provider contact centers. It offers an on-site fitness center and is within walking distance of two hotels and additional dining options.
AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina has begun work to set up the 82,000-square foot space. Associates are expected to begin working in the space this month.
“This space will enable us to provide best-in-class care coordination, member outreach, and other services which address the socioeconomic factors that influence health,” said AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies Regional President Rebecca Engelman. “We look forward to our new North Carolina associates using the capabilities of this space and their knowledge of North Carolina’s Medicaid enrollees and providers to help build healthy communities throughout the state.”
In addition, AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina plans to open wellness centers throughout the state that will serve as health and wellness resource hubs for their respective communities. The wellness centers will also include office space for locally-based associates from community education, provider network management, and additional areas who will work directly with regional providers, members, and other stakeholders.
About AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina
AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina is a managed care organization that will offer a standard benefit plan to eligible North Carolina Medicaid enrollees, with coverage slated to begin in November 2019. AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina will help North Carolinians get care, stay well, and build healthy communities by addressing the acute and broader social factors that drive health outcomes.
About AmeriHealth Caritas
AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for those most in need. Operating in 11 states and the District of Columbia, AmeriHealth Caritas serves more than 5 million Medicaid, Medicare, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) members through its integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, and behavioral health services. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 35 years of experience serving low-income and chronically ill populations. AmeriHealth Caritas is part of the Independence Health Group in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. For more information, visit www.amerihealthcaritas.com.
Any reference in this press release to any person, organization, activity, or services related to North Carolina Medicaid does not constitute or imply the endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.