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AMERIGROUP Contracts with Federal Government to Offer Medicare Advantage Health Plans in Seven States
Date:9/18/2007

sed solely on serving low-income mothers and children through the Medicaid program. In 1998, the Company began serving people with chronic and severe health conditions through Medicaid's Aged, Blind and Disabled (ABD) program. AMERIGROUP is now a national leader in private sector ABD programs, serving about 171,000 ABD enrollees. AMERIGROUP initially entered the Medicare program in Texas in 2006, focusing on seniors who are eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. The Company's new Medicare Advantage health plans are the next phase of its ongoing efforts to better meet the needs of people with disabilities and serious long-term illnesses.

AMERIGROUP's Medicare initiatives are overseen by its Senior and Special Services Organization (SSO), under the leadership of AMERIGROUP Senior and Special Services Chief Executive Officer Peter Haytaian and Chief Operating Officer Patrick Blair. The Company expects to begin outreach to potential members on October 1, 2007, contingent on final federal approval of its contracts, which is expected by that date.

About AMERIGROUP Corporation

AMERIGROUP Corporation, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, improves healthcare access and quality for the financially vulnerable, seniors and people with disabilities by developing innovative managed health services for the public sector. Through its subsidiaries, AMERIGROUP Corporation serves more than 1.5 million people in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. For more information, visit http://www.amerigroupcorp.com .

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