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WellCare, Amerigroup Name New FL COOs


Two major health care groups have named new Chief Operating Officers for their Florida operations.

 Liz Miller has been promoted to the position at WellCare of Florida, the Tampa Bay Business Journal reports. She has been the vice president of product operations at the Tampa-based company since 2012. WellCare is Florida’s large Medicaid HMO contractor.

Amerigroup Florida has named Judi Peterson as its new COO, effective Sept. 2. The company provides managed care to 354,000 Floridians in Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, long-term care and other state programs. 

--Health News Florida is part of WUSF Public Media. Contact Reporter Mary Shedden at (813) 974-8636, on Twitter @MaryShedden, or email at For more health news, visit