VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 3, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP) announced today that John R. Finley, Esq., MPH has been named Chief Compliance Officer, a position charged with responsibility that all Company operations comply with state and federal laws and regulations.
"John Finley's valuable experience in government and in healthcare has prepared him particularly well to carry out his duties at AMERIGROUP," said John E. Littel, AMERIGROUP Executive Vice President, External Relations. "He has served in key policy-making positions in Washington, and he has led complex programs designed to comply with both the spirit and the letter of those policies. Most important, John will ensure that AMERIGROUP's commitment to honesty and integrity in every aspect of its business operations does not waver."
As Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President, Business Ethics, Finley will oversee a team of compliance officers that monitor operations throughout the Company and its affiliated State health plans. Prior to joining AMERIGROUP, Finley served as Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Compliance Officer at the
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 approximately 1.6 million people in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. For more information, visit www.amerigroupcorp.com.
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