Healthcare Veteran Joins Company's Executive Team
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMERIGROUP Corporation (NYSE: AGP) today announced that Mary McCluskey, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer to oversee healthcare services for the Company's 1.5 million members.
"We are excited to welcome Dr. McCluskey to AMERIGROUP," said James G. Carlson, AMERIGROUP President and Chief Executive Officer. "Throughout her career, she has distinguished herself as an attending clinician, physician executive and leader of a major healthcare organization. She has the experience and the commitment to help AMERIGROUP expand its mission of bringing quality healthcare to the financially vulnerable, seniors and people with disabilities."
"I'm honored to join such an experienced team and to assist AMERIGROUP and the 1.5 million members it serves," McCluskey said. "This is an exciting time for the Company, and I look forward to contributing to its efforts of bringing quality care and service coordination to those who need it most."
For the past eight years, Dr. McCluskey has served in a variety of senior medical positions with Aetna Inc., most recently as Chief Medical Officer, Northeast Region. In this role, she was the senior clinical and medical quality leader for a division that provided health insurance for 2.4 million people through employer-sponsored and Medicare programs. Under her guidance, the company's Northeast region earned an excellent accreditation rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Her previous positions at Aetna included National Medical Director/Head of Clinical Cost Management and Senior Regional Medical Director, Southeast Region.
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