AmeriHealth New Jersey Director of Network Contracting to Speak at 2012 Network Contracting Congress

Cranbury, NJ - February 27, 2012 - Michael Ruiz de Somocurcio, director of network contracting for AmeriHealth New Jersey, is speaking today at The 2012 Network Contracting Congress.

Ruiz de Somocurcio will be speaking about data-driven decision making and how to apply sound financial modeling and analysis to provider contracting. His presentation will discuss how data-driven decision making has become vital for an effective network contracting strategy.

The 2012 Network Contracting Congress brings together leaders and innovators to share their insights and offer tested solutions on how to streamline the network contracting process.

The event is taking place February 27 – 28, 2012 at the Encore at Wynn in Las Vegas.

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 the largest provider network 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. is accredited by National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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 New Jersey headquarters are located in Cranbury, NJ.

* Based on analysis done through an independent source.

Media Contact

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