Millions of Americans depend on Medicaid for their health care coverage. But exactly how does it work, and who does it cover? The answers might surprise you.Learn how Medicaid works in communities like yours
Ending Racial Inequity in Health — Now
The pandemic revealed deeply embedded disparities in the U.S. health care system — and an overwhelming need for a real path forward as COVID-19 has taken a tremendous toll on people of color.Read the article from our publication In Reach
—President Lyndon B. Johnson, upon signing Medicaid into law, July 30, 1965
Supporting diverse businesses and suppliers
We’re invested in the multicultural communities our members call home. That’s why we actively promote and partner with small, women-, and minority-owned businesses, and have increased our procurement from these businesses by 87 percent since 2013.Learn more about our commitment to supplier diversity
Addressing social determinants of health
80 to 90 percent of our health is tied to factors other than health care, according to the National Academy of Medicine. Known as the social determinants of health, these factors include access to healthy food, proper care, safe housing, and community supports.See how we're bridging the gaps of health disparities
Serving the underserved
For nearly 40 years, AmeriHealth Caritas has helped Americans nationwide get care, stay well, and build healthy communities. We’ve lived the ideals set forth by President Johnson when he signed Medicaid into law, and we’re continuing to grow and bring our successful model of care to more people across the country.Work with us
Integrated health care solutions
Let our Next Generation Model of Care help your community grow even stronger and healthier. From Medicaid to behavioral health and more, our award-winning health care plans are person-centered and prioritize healthy outcomes.
Medicaid managed care
We’re the experts in treating America’s chronically ill and low-income populations. With our Medicaid managed care health plans, you can provide innovative, cost-effective care to the people in your community who need it most.
Medicare and dual eligible plans
Older residents in your communities deserve the best care possible. That’s why we provide solutions for dual-eligible members who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare. These proven programs offer supplemental benefits, preventative services, and improved care coordination.
Behavioral health care
Mental health is a crucial part of a person’s well-being. Through PerformCare®, our full-service behavioral managed health care company, we can provide you with innovative, confidential, and customizable behavioral health plans and substance abuse support for your community.
Long-term services and supports (LTSS)
Many people, from the elderly to people with disabilities, need help with everyday tasks like bathing, dressing, eating, taking medications, and more. Our effective, comprehensive LTSS provides compassionate care to your most vulnerable citizens.
Pharmacy benefits management
We offer innovative, cost-effective pharmacy benefit services for Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health plans. We can exceed your needs with customized solutions, ranging from specialized, a la carte options to comprehensive pharmacy benefits management.
Projected savings in Pennsylvania through 2020
According to Lewin Group report
Managed care that works
All of the extra attention, benefits, and programs we offer our members may sound costly. But it’s a fact: Our approach maximizes cost savings for state and federal policymakers while delivering the quality care people deserve.Put our solutions to work in your community
A legacy of putting the community first
Care Crew, our employee volunteer program, is the fulfillment of our promise to care for the communities where our members live. Our associates show such a passion for helping the underserved that they inspired us to track their hours in the field and measure them against our business goals every year.See the Care Crew in action