Lourdes Rivas

President, Florida Medicaid Market

Lourdes Rivas is president of the Florida Medicaid Market within the Government Business Division of Anthem Inc. In her current role, Ms. Rivas successfully integrated three existing Anthem companies; (Amerigroup, Simply and Better Health) from a leadership, legal and operations perspective. Together, the affiliated plans form the second-largest provider of Medicaid managed care services in Florida, serving more than 600,000 members statewide across Medicaid, Florida Healthy Kids, Long Term Care and HIV/AIDS Specialty programs

Other Career Information:

Lourdes has spent her career in government programs which serve individuals and families in both Medicare and Medicaid.  Prior to her current role, Ms. Rivas served first as Chief Operating Officer and then as Chief Executive Officer and Plan President for Simply Health Plans. Prior to her time at Simply Healthcare, she served as Vice President of national managed care accounts for Dentaquest, a dental HMO.


Bachelor’s degree, Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Board Affiliations

St Thomas University Board of Trustees

Florida International University Center for Leadership Advisory Board

Easterseals of South Florida Board Member

Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan (HMOCAP)

Florida Association of Health Plans Board Member

Lourdes Rivas

President, Florida Medicaid Market

Government Business Division

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