AmeriHealth NJ Executive to Speak at The Population Health Academy of Cooper University Health Care

Cranbury, NJ - March 24, 2014 - Ryan Petrizzi, director of sales operations and small markets for AmeriHealth New Jersey, will be a featured speaker at The Population Health Academy of Cooper University Health Care tomorrow, Tuesday, March 25.

The forum is entitled "Health Care Choices: A View from the Front Lines" and will be focused on patient engagement by providing a first-hand look at the factors that influence the purchase of health plans and physician selection from the very beginning of patient engagement. Also discussed will be today's health care climate, the drivers of consumer behavior and how payers and providers are collaborating in innovative ways to support new care models.

The forum will take place 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in the Pavilion Building, 10th Floor, Room 1014, at Cooper University Health Care in the main hospital located at One Cooper Plaza in Camden, NJ 08103.

The Population Health Academy is an educational forum created to provide members of the Cooper family and the medical community with insights into the dramatic transformation taking place in health care today.

For more information visit www.cooperhealth.org.

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 provides 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