Amerigroup says Washington OIC schedules Wellpoint hearing for Dec. 19 Amerigroup (AGP) disclosed in a regulatory filing that the State of Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner has scheduled a hearing for December 19 to consider the request by WellPoint (WLP) to acquire the Washington subsidiary of Amerigroup in connection with WellPoint’s previously announced proposed acquisition of Amerigroup. The closing of WellPoint’s acquisition of Amerigroup remains subject to receipt of regulatory approval from the Washington OIC and the satisfaction or waiver of other customary, non-governmental closing conditions. The companies expect the closing of the transaction to occur as soon as practicable following regulatory approval from the Washington OIC, Amerigroup said.
WellPoint renews agremeent with Healthways to continue SilverSneakers program SilverSneakers Fitness program will continue to be available to most members of WellPoint’s (WLP) affiliated Medicare Advantage plans as a result of its renewed agreement with Healthways (HWAY), which administers the popular program. SilverSneakers offers fitness programs geared toward older adults, including strength training and aerobic and flexibility exercises. The program offers WellPoint affiliated Medicare Advantage members full memberships at participating fitness facilities nationwide at no extra cost.