+ Biography

Robert Garnett

Robert Garnett serves as Vice President, Analytics for the Government Business Division. In this role, he leads a data-driven organization supporting analytics and insights for Elevance Health Medicaid, Medicare, and enterprise customers in the areas of population health, performance management, operational excellence, and quality improvement.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Garnett served as President and CEO, Amerigroup Tennessee, where he was responsible for the strategic, fiscal, regulatory, and operational leadership of the health plan. In his role, he was also responsible for building and managing state and local relationships and fostering new growth and strategic opportunities within Tennessee’s TennCare Medicaid program.

Prior to his promotion to President in 2018, Mr. Garnett served as the Chief Operating Officer and previously the Director of Medicaid State Operations, leading all day-to-day health plan operations and execution, customer service, quality management, and regulatory oversight from 2014 to 2018. He served in a similar operational leadership capacity for Amerigroup Georgia from 2011 to 2014. In addition to these roles, Mr. Garnett supported South Region Medicaid with business development & implementation, and strategic operations.

About Elevance Health
Elevance Health is a lifetime, trusted health partner fueled by its purpose to improve the health of humanity. The company supports consumers, families, and communities across the entire care journey – connecting them to the care, support, and resources they need to lead healthier lives. Elevance Health’s companies serve more than 119 million people through a diverse portfolio of industry-leading medical, digital, pharmacy, behavioral, clinical, and complex care solutions.

Other Career Information:
Mr. Garnett has more than 14 years of experience managing Medicaid and Medicare programs. Prior to Amerigroup, Mr. Garnett held positions with the Federal Government supporting information technology, data management, and program execution. He is a Nashville Health Care Council Fellow, a member of Leadership Health Care (LHC) and was recognized in 2019 as a Nashville Emerging Leader Award Finalist for Health Care.

Education and Training:
Post Graduate Program in Data Science and Business Analytics, University of Texas at Austin, 2021
Fellow, Nashville Health Care Council (NHCC), 2020
Fellow & CHIE, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), 2017
M.B.A, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 2013
B.A., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2002

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