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Benjie Alexander, Chief Administrative Officer
December 1, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia – Verida has contracted with Amerigroup Louisiana, Inc. for management of non-emergency medical transportation services for members enrolled in Amerigroup Community Care health plans. Amerigroup Community Care is an authorized Healthy Louisiana Medicaid managed-care health plan. This statewide contract will begin serving approximately 170,000 members enrolled with Amerigroup throughout the State of Louisiana effective December 1, 2015. Verida will provide call center services, provider network administration, quality management, and claims administration for the health plan’s non-emergency medical transportation benefit.
Steve Adams, President of Verida said “We appreciate the trust Amerigroup has placed in Verida to allow us to serve their members in Louisiana and we look forward to working with the Amerigroup team as we seek to improve the quality of transportation services throughout the State.” Verida maintains a regional office in Baton Rouge to support this contract and will provide call center services in the company’s Atlanta-based call center.
Verida, Inc. was founded in 2000 as a transportation management company specializing in efficient and innovative delivery of human transportation services. Verida manages a range of transportation programs including Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation, human service center transportation, and managed-care organization transportation services. The company’s management methodologies have demonstrated tremendous success in reducing program costs, improving transportation service quality, and in building comprehensive and reliable transportation provider networks. Verida currently coordinates over 3.6 million non-emergency medical trips annually under contracts in Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Virginia and the District of Columbia. For additional information about Verida, please visit www.southeastrans.com.