AmeriHealth Caritas Promotes Rebecca Engelman to Executive Vice President, Medicaid Markets
AmeriHealth Caritas, a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for those most in need, announced that Rebecca Engelman has been promoted to executive vice president, Medicaid Markets.
In her new role, Engelman is responsible for the growth, development, and retention of the company’s Medicaid managed care business and executing high-quality services across all its markets, including long-term services and supports (LTSS) solutions. AmeriHealth Caritas’ Medicaid plans combine to serve nearly 2.5 million members in Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and the District of Columbia. In April the company announced it was selected to serve Ohio as well, beginning in 2022.
Before being appointed to this new position, Engelman successfully served in various roles at AmeriHealth Caritas, including regional president, overseeing several of the company’s Medicaid managed care plans. Prior to that, she served as market president for Select Health of South Carolina — which she helped to found and launch — and AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, as well as vice president of Operations, senior director of Quality Improvement, and senior director of Medical Services.
“Rebecca is an exceptional leader who has contributed to our company’s growth and innovation for many years,” said AmeriHealth Caritas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul A. Tufano. “Her experience, commitment to excellence, and deep knowledge about the value of Medicaid and our managed care approach are ideal for this new role.”
“It has been a privilege to spend the last 22 years helping bring AmeriHealth Caritas’ compassionate and whole-person approach to American communities in need,” said Engelman. “I look forward to continuing this work on a broader scale as AmeriHealth Caritas takes on an increasingly competitive industry.”
Engelman began her career at three hospitals in Florida, working in both medical-surgical units and emergency rooms. She holds a master’s degree in nursing administration with honors from the Medical University of South Carolina. Engelman also serves on the board of her local United Way.