Robert Garnett

Robert Garnett serves as Vice President, Analytics for the Government Business Division at Elevance Health, and is a member of the EXCITE International Payers' Advisory Committee.

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.

Robert Garnett, EXCITE International Payers Advisory Committee

Robert Garnett

Vice President, Analytics for the Government Business Division

Prior to his roles supporting Medicaid in the Central and South Regions, Mr. Garnett participated in Amerigroup Corporation’s Executive Leadership Development Program (LDP) and served in multiple Business Analysis roles supporting IT and Enrollment services.

Mr. Garnett has 12 years of experience in managing Medicare and Medicaid programs. Prior to Amerigroup, Mr. Garnett held positions with the Federal Government supporting information technology, data management, and program execution. He is a board member for FrankTown Open Hearts, a Business Advisory Council member for Harvard Business Review, a member of Nashville Health Care Council (NHCC), and a workgroup member for Leadership Health Care (LHC).

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