Amerihealth New Jersey named one of the Region's Healthiest Employers

Iselin and Mt. Laurel, NJ - June 2, 2011 - The Philadelphia Business Journal has named AmeriHealth New Jersey one of the Healthiest Employers in the Greater Philadelphia area.

The Healthiest Employers award recognizes organizations whose wellness policies and programs demonstrate a commitment to a healthy workforce. The publication ranked AmeriHealth New Jersey as one of the 10 healthiest employers among regional organizations with 100 to 499 employees.

"Our goal is to help our employees and members maximize wellness in every conceivable way and we are very pleased to be recognized for that commitment," said Judith Roman, president and CEO of AmeriHealth New Jersey.

AmeriHealth New Jersey offers a comprehensive wellness program that consists of on-site services, reimbursements and discount opportunities to help members and their families lead healthier lives. AmeriHealth New Jersey was the first in the state to bring employer on-site wellness programs to small- and mid-sized New Jersey-based organizations.

To qualify for Healthiest Employers recognition companies completed an extensive corporate assessment administered by Healthiest Employers, a national research firm. Participants responded to 75 questions about their employee wellness programs and leadership commitment to wellness, among other categories. Results were tabulated using a format developed by a panel of professionals from health, academic, and business backgrounds.

About AmeriHealth New Jersey
AmeriHealth HMO, Inc. and AmeriHealth Insurance Company of New Jersey (collectively, AmeriHealth New Jersey) provide health insurance coverage to employers and individuals throughout New Jersey. The company has one of the largest provider networks in New Jersey, and that network includes access to hospitals and doctors across the nation. The company is also committed to offering value-added insurance solutions for customers through its innovative wellness and incentive programs and benefits designs.

The company's managed care plan, AmeriHealth HMO Inc. has received the highest possible accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) by meeting NCQA's rigorous evaluation standards.

AmeriHealth New Jersey and its affiliates are a growing group of insurance and health companies whose product portfolios include health insurance, workers' compensation, property and casualty insurance, and management services. AmeriHealth has offices in Mt. Laurel and Iselin.

Media Contact

Jill Roman
Manager, Public Relations
AmeriHealth New Jersey
(609) 662-2454
Jill.Roman@AmeriHealth.com