Henry P. Schwerner , MD , Fills Medical Director Position for AMERICAID New Jersey IncAMERIGROUP Corp.
, a leader in the public-sector managed health care industry , is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Henry P. Schwerner
as vice president and medical director , AMERICAID New Jersey Inc
role as medical director for AMERIGROUP's subsidiary , AMERICAID New Jersey Inc.
will be responsible for the overall medical management of the health plan serving over 40 , 000 Medicaid members and over 7 , 000 providers in the state of New Jersey.Dr. Schwerner
has been involved in managed care operations since 1981 , when he
was associated with CIGNA Health Plan of California.He was also a regional medical director for HIP/Rutgers Health Plan in New Jersey
.For the past three years , Dr. Schwerner has been the medical director for CIGNA Healthcare of Northern New Jersey
.Dr. Schwerner , a board certified pediatrician , graduated from Cornell University and received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo
is a public sector focused managed care company with service center and home office operations based in Virginia Beach , Va. The company offers outsourcing ( through AMERISOURCE ) and managed health care services related to such public-sector programs as Medicaid and Medicare ( through AMERICAID Community Care and AMERIGOLD , respectively ).AMERICAID has over 110 , 000 Medicaid members and 16 , 000 providers nationally.With revenues in excess of $250 million , the company has operations in Illinois , Georgia , New Jersey , Texas and Virginia.For more information , visit us at our web site at http : //www.amerigroupcorp.com/.