During December of 2012, Empire’s parent company acquired Amerigroup Corp. (Amerigroup). HealthPlus Amerigroup and Empire both currently serve Child Health Plus (CHP) members in New York City counties and in Nassau county on Long Island. On April 1, 2013, Empire will transfer Empire CHP members that reside in the following counties: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens and Richmond to HealthPlus Amerigroup. In addition, later this year, Empire will transfer Empire CHP members that reside in Westchester and Suffolk counties to HealthPlus Amerigroup. If you have questions about this change, please contact your Network Management Consultant by calling 1-800-552-6630.  
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