Managed healthcare company
(AGP), which has a specialty in providing publicly funded healthcare programs to Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance recipients is Morningstar's strongest healthcare takeover target because of an expected inflow of patients to the company when the Affordable Care Act becomes effective in 2014
"Amerigroup - with its 2 million Medicaid members spread across 11 states - seems like a particularly attractive target," writes Morningstar.A takeover could create back office efficiencies, while also providing a larger corporate managed healthcare provider an inroad into growing publicly funded healthcare programs. "
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