Amerigroup Georgia helps improve health care access and quality for more than 600,000 Georgians by developing innovative care management programs and services, offering exclusive value-added benefits and providing high quality care. Members are assured care that is not only accessible but also accountable, comprehensive, integrated, and patient centered.
At Amerigroup Georgia, we are deeply committed to improving health outcomes, removing barriers to make health more equitable and accessible, and connecting people to the care, support, and resources they need to lead healthy lives. We collaborate with community organizations throughout the state to help people become active participants in their health care. We are passionate about making health care simpler for Georgians, and have spent more than 16 years building strong relationships with providers, advocates and organizations dedicated to addressing health disparities and improving outcomes.
Amerigroup Foundation and Count The Kicks Partner To Expand Stillbirth Prevention Program Throughout Georgia
Amerigroup Foundation has partnered with Count the Kicks, an evidence-based stillbirth prevention program, to educate expectant parents in Georgia about the importance of tracking fetal movement in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Amerigroup Georgia Collaborates With Renowned Parenting Expert and Foster Care Advocate Dr. John DeGarmo For Statewide “Tour” To Address Urgent Foster Care Challenges
The urgency of this collaboration comes as Georgia faces formidable challenges in its foster care system that requires comprehensive, immediate action.
Amerigroup Georgia Leads the Nation in Providing Comfort Cases to Every Child in Georgia Foster Care
On any given day, there are over 390,000 children in foster care in the US and almost 12,000 children in foster care in Georgia. Many are removed from their homes with minimal personal belongings, often given only a trash bag to carry what little they have.
Georgia’s foster care system plays a vital role in providing care and stability for children and adolescents who have experienced trauma. However, ensuring the overall well-being of these youth requires accessible and quality mental health services for them and their families.
Children in foster care often face considerable challenges that make achieving success in school difficult. As a result, they may fall behind their peers, missing out on the chance to establish a solid educational foundation in subjects like reading, writing, and basic math. This lack of foundational skills can hinder their future learning and overall achievements.
Amerigroup Georgia has reaffirmed its commitment to combat human trafficking and protect the most vulnerable children in Georgia with an additional $100,000 donation to Wellspring Living. This contribution further strengthens their longstanding partnership to help young victims escape the clutches of human trafficking and embark on a journey of healing and restoration.
Amerigroup Georgia Relaunches Health Clinic at Fulton County Juvenile Courthouse to Improve Access to Care for Local Families
Amerigroup Georgia, in partnership with Eastchester Family Services, Help a Child Smile, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH), and Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), has relaunched a comprehensive healthcare clinic at the Fulton County Juvenile Justice Center in Atlanta.
Hope is my brand and who I am at my core. I fundamentally believe in the very definition of hope: an expectation for something to happen. For nearly three decades, I’ve worked to improve child welfare and social services policy across the country, including as Director of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services. So I know just how important it is that children, families, and those working to support them never lose hope.
To the community of Omega, Lamar Burkett is known as the Pastor of Bridge Creek, Primitive Baptist Church. But to 26 foster kids, he has been known as “dad.” Together with his wife, Valerie, Lamar is known for his contributions to the foster care system – including being an adoptive parent for nearly four decades and a foster parent for the last 20 years.
Amerigroup Georgia Tackles Period Poverty Across the State by Increasing Access to Menstrual Products
In 2019, the Alliance for Period Supplies reported that one in five women and girls live below the Federal Poverty Line in Georgia, and across the US, one in four teens has missed class due to lack of access to period supplies.
Amerigroup Georgia Launches Network Design Team to Improve Treatment Services, Placement, and Caregiver Support for Youth in Foster Care
Amerigroup Georgia today announced the formulation of its Network Design Team, a strategic initiative that brings together industry leaders to formulate actionable strategies that fill critical gaps in treatment services, placement and caregiver support for the 32,000 youth served by Georgia Families 360°.
Amerigroup Georgia, Goodr Partner to Reduce Food Insecurity and Nutrition Inequity by Opening a Free Grocery Store
At a time when inflation is having a significant impact on the price of groceries, Amerigroup Georgia is stepping up to offer innovative community support by sponsoring a grocery store located inside Pointe South Middle School in Jonesboro
The International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc. and Amerigroup Georgia Partner for Workforce Development Program
Amerigroup Georgia and the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc. (IAABO) today announced a partnership to train individuals from underserved communities across Atlanta, including youth transitioning out of foster care, to become basketball officials.
Amerigroup Georgia Partners with Local Universities and Colleges to Increase Access to Care for Rural and Medically Underserved Communities
Amerigroup Georgia today announced a scholarship to expand the number of frontline workers across the state, increase access to care, and improve health equity in Georgia’s rural areas.
To increase access to critical dental services and improve oral health outcomes of underserved and rural Georgians, Kare Mobile Inc. and Amerigroup Georgia have partnered to provide much-needed access to dental care in areas across Georgia where Amerigroup members often struggle to find a dentist.
The Multi-Agency Alliance for Children Partners with Amerigroup Georgia to Provide Workforce Training and Employment Opportunities to Young Adults Who Have Experienced Foster Care
Every year, hundreds of young adults age out of the foster care system in Georgia. Many have experienced varying degrees of abuse and neglect, often without the tools to appropriately process their trauma.
For expectant mothers and families, pregnancy is often an exciting time—but it can also be fraught with complications, fear, and stress. The US is in the midst of a maternal- and infant-health crisis, particularly for women and babies of color. For many women, access to quality care during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum is out of reach.
The Georgia Families 360° Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is comprised of a group of young people ages 16 – 24 across the state of Georgia who serve as advocates for youth in care.
Amerigroup Georgia Supports Students with Disabilities by Offering Mentoring, Networking Opportunities and Scholarships at Local Colleges and Universities in Georgia
During the month of October, Amerigroup Georgia hosted Disability Mentoring Day at local colleges and universities.
Every child deserves to pack their belongings in a special bag that they can call their very own.
In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, Amerigroup Georgia partnered up with Comfort Cases to fill over 200 backpacks with new personal care items for Georgia youth in foster care at a “Packing Party” in Atlanta, GA.
Amerigroup Georgia & GoMo Health are Leading the Way in Early Intervention with Launch of Mobile Concierge Program for Families with an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis
Amerigroup Georgia and GoMo Health have announced the launch of their new evidence-based Early Intervention Concierge program, an integrated digital therapeutic that supports parents and caregivers of children with autism.
Amerigroup Georgia hosted the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta for a fun-filled service day at Amerigroup’s Community Service Center in Atlanta, GA.
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia, Amerigroup Foundation Partner to Expand Georgia’s Network of Perinatal Support Professionals
$200,000 investment from Amerigroup Foundation to Building Perinatal Support Professionals program will help narrow the maternal health inequity gap.
Pregnant members with diabetes in Georgia, who are at higher risk for complications such as preterm delivery and cesarean sections, will receive two nutritionally customized meals a day for 10 weeks, as part of a pilot study of Mom’s Meals and Amerigroup Georgia, it was announced today.
Amerigroup Foundation Grants Morehouse School of Medicine $1.725 Million to Support Narrowing the Maternal Health Inequity Gap through Training Program
Morehouse School of Medicine is pleased to announce it has received a grant of $1.725 million to be awarded over the next 36 months from the Amerigroup Foundation. The grant will help fund Morehouse School of Medicine’s (MSM) Narrowing the Maternal Health Inequity Gap through Training program.
The Children’s Care Network (TCCN) and Amerigroup Georgia entered into a value-based agreement on July 1st that arms health care providers with enhanced data and analytics to effectively coordinate patient care, promote preventive health, manage chronic disease, and lower overall costs.
Amerigroup Georgia opened its new Community Service Center in Atlanta on Thursday as part of its ongoing efforts to combat inequality in underserved neighborhoods and provide innovative healthcare solutions for communities across the Peach State.
Amerigroup Georgia Funds $90,000 in Grant Sponsorships to Morehouse School of Medicine H.E.A.L Clinic, Telehealth Kits, and NCRN Rural Community Health Technology Mobilization
Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) announced today that Amerigroup Georgia has funded $90,000 across three grant sponsorships to MSM health equity efforts that support the critical health needs of underserved, vulnerable Georgians.