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AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana Recognized as a “Best Place to Work” for Third Year in a Row

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, a Healthy Louisiana Medicaid managed care health plan and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, has been selected as a “Best Place to Work” in the Baton Rouge area by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report for the third year in a row. 

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana associates completed questionnaires about the business, its community presence, and the benefits offered to its associates. The health plan received high scores for associates’ satisfaction with the type of work they do and the benefits they receive.

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana currently employs 219 associates in Louisiana — 121 at its Baton Rouge headquarters and 98 teleworkers based in communities throughout the state.

Associates receive benefits such as continuing education tuition and healthy lifestyle reimbursement programs, an employee referral program, adoption assistance, and personal and professional development offerings. Associates also have access to low-cost, healthy snacks, as well as no-cost “lunch-and-learn” seminars on emotional, financial, and physical health; consultations with a registered dietitian; flu shots, and other products and services. In addition, AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana sponsors public events that encourage its associates to volunteer in their communities.

"Our associates bring our mission to life. They work each day to connect our members with critical health care and related services and remove the social, economic, and other barriers to good health,” said AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana Market President Kyle Viator. “Our associates’ commitment to our mission is, for me, the most rewarding thing about leading this company. And being named a best place to work for three consecutive years is a sign that our associates feel likewise.”

About AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana is one of five Medicaid managed care plans that participate in the Healthy Louisiana program. AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana helps Louisiana families get proper care and stay well. AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana works with communities in need to achieve positive health outcomes throughout the state.   

About AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies

AmeriHealth Caritas is part of the Independence Health Group in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for those most in need.

Operating in 15 states and the District of Columbia, AmeriHealth Caritas serves approximately 5.3 million Medicaid, Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) members through its integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 35 years of experience serving low-income and chronically ill populations.