Emmilyn Lawson

Emmilyn Lawson

Market President
AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware

As AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware’s Market President, Emmilyn Lawson is responsible for the Medicaid health plan’s strategic direction, growth, and leadership. She oversees AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware’s operations and is its primary point of contact with the state of Delaware.

Lawson is a longtime health care executive with more than 20 years of experience in Medicaid managed care in Delaware and Pennsylvania. She most recently served as vice president of Delaware Medicaid markets and chief operations officer for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware Health Options Inc. At Highmark, Lawson led all core operations for the insurer’s Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and long-term services and supports (LTSS) products.

Lawson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from the University of Delaware and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Goldey-Beacom College. She participated in the AHIP Foundation’s Minority Management Development Program, now part of AHIP’s Executive Leadership Program.

All Sessions by Emmilyn Lawson

Medicaid Managed Care & Policy Track Monday May 23, 2022
11:25 am - 12:10 pm

Path to Improving Outcomes and Optimizing Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries

  • Learn about state initiatives to enhance care delivered to the Medicaid population
  • Discuss approaches to improve health outcomes for the elderly and disabled Implement innovative programs such as advanced primary care to significantly improve outcomes, reduce hospital readmissions, and promote health and well-being
  • Hear perspectives on navigating coverage amidst a Public Health Emergency (PHE)