AMERIHEALTH NEW JERSEY TO SERVE AS PRESENTING PARTNER FOR AQUATICS AT 2014 SPECIAL OLYMPIC USA GAMES

2014 USA Games Aquatics Events to be held in Princeton, NJ

Cranbury, NJ - July 25, 2013 - AmeriHealth New Jersey today announced it has signed on as a Silver Level Partner for the 2014 USA Games and will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Aquatics Competition at DeNunzio Pool on the Princeton University campus.

The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games will be held throughout Mercer County, New Jersey from June 14-21, 2014. Nearly 3,500 athletes will compete in 16 sports, supported by 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and an expected 70,000 spectators.

"AmeriHealth New Jersey is proud to support the 2014 USA Games aquatics events,” said Judith L. Roman, president and CEO of AmeriHealth New Jersey and board secretary for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games Board of Directors. “Service to our communities defines a large part of who we are as a company and it’s very exciting for us to be able to support this national event in our home state."

Over 300 athletes will compete in an array of short and long distance swimming events during the Games at DeNunzio Pool. Constructed in 1990 with state-of-the-art design and technology, DeNunzio Pool is among the fastest pools in the nation.

"With AmeriHealth New Jersey’s history of serving as Presenting Sponsor of Special Olympics New Jersey’s Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K for the past six years, combined with the company’s active participation in community and charitable efforts, we knew they would be a perfect partner for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games," said TJ Nelligan, Chairman & CEO, 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. "AmeriHealth New Jersey's associates will have the opportunity to see first-hand the difference they are making in the lives of our athletes as they volunteer at the Aquatics Competition and cheer on our fierce competitors."

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 New Jersey, visit www.amerihealthnj.com.

*Based on analysis done through an independent source.

Media Contact

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

Rachel Gary
2014 USA Games
RDG@2014SpecialOlympics.org
609-647-0751