AmeriHealth New Jersey VP of Network Contracting to Speak at 10th Annual World Health Congress

Cranbury, NJ - April 9, 2013 - Michael Ruiz de Somocurcio, vice president of network contracting for AmeriHealth New Jersey, is speaking today at the 10th Annual World Health Congress in Washington D.C.

Ruiz de Somocurcio will be speaking on the panel entitled "Contracting Innovation - Driving High Quality, Low Cost Provider Utilization" in the Network & Contract Management Summit for Payers & Providers. His presentation will focus on accountable care organization (ACO) and exchange contracting approaches to improve quality and outcomes while slowing health care spending growth.

The 10th Annual World Health Congress is committed to improving global health care by bringing together business, political, and academic leaders to actively share information and collaborate to improve the overall quality and cost of health delivery in the US and throughout the world.

The event is taking place April 8 - 10 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington D.C.

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. For more information on AmeriHealth, visit www.amerihealth.com.

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Jill Roman
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AmeriHealth New Jersey
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Jill.Roman@AmeriHealth.com