SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):||December 29, 2011|
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|4425 Corporation Lane, Virginia Beach, Virginia||23462|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||(757) 490-6900|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On December 29, 2011, AMERIGROUP Corporation, through its subsidiary AMGP Georgia Managed Care Company, Inc. ("AMGP Georgia"), received an executed amendment, Amendment No. 12 (the "Amendment"), to Contract No. 0652 between the Georgia Department of Community Health ("GA DCH") and AMGP Georgia (the "Contract") for the provision of managed care services to members of the Georgia Families Program. The Amendment is effective July 1, 2011 and is an amended and restated version of the Contract that incorporates all prior amendments and revises certain terms and conditions which includes, among other things:
(1) The addition of two one-year option terms to the Contract, exercisable by GA DCH, which potentially extends the total term of the Contract until June 30, 2014, as previously discussed in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended March 31, 2011, filed May 3, 2011; and
(2) Provides plans the option to expand statewide provided they are able to demonstrate compliance with the Contract requirements in all service regions.
The foregoing description does not purport to be a complete statement of the parties’ rights and obligations under the Amendment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|January 6, 2012||By:||
Nicholas J. Pace
|Name: Nicholas J. Pace|
|Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|