AmeriHealth Caritas to eliminate 400 American jobs, cease Iowa Medicaid management

AmeriHealth Caritas to lay off 400, cease Iowa Medicaid management

Managed care health plan AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa will leave the state’s Medicaid program at the end of this month, according to a Quad-City Times report.

AmeriHealth Caritas announced its departure from Iowa’s Medicaid program Oct. 31 after “months of negotiations yielded no agreement on contract rates and terms,” the report states. The company will lay off 400 employees by the end of this year as a result of the exit …

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