AmeriHealth NJ and Regional Women's Health Group Implement Quality Program As Part of New Contract
Cranbury, NJ - April 28, 2014 - AmeriHealth New Jersey today announced it has reached a new contract agreement with Regional Women’s Health Group, LLC. The new quality agreement aims to improve the quality of care for women throughout New Jersey.
Regional Women’s Health Group, LLC is a fully integrated, large OB/GYN and IVF group practice comprised of approximately 100 obstetrical gynecologists and approximately 40 mid-level practitioners who care for approximately 350,000 women annually.
The quality agreement will focus on preventive care and wellness as well as acute and chronic conditions while maintaining fiscally responsible clinical practice guidelines.
“AmeriHealth New Jersey is dedicated to enabling the people of New Jersey to improve their health and well-being while helping them gain access to affordable, quality care,” said Michael Zollenberg, vice president of provider network operations for AmeriHealth New Jersey. “This new quality agreement with Regional Women’s Health Group further underscores that commitment.”
“At Regional Women’s Health Group our goal is to provide efficient practice management, electronic medical records, and care coordination services that help physicians and medical centers gain greater control of patient care and financial management,” said Frank J. Caso, President and CEO of Regional Women’s Health Group. “Expanding our partnership with AmeriHealth New Jersey through this program will help our OB/GYNs provide the best care possible for our patients.”
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.
About Regional Women’s Health Group, NJ
Regional Women’s Health Group is a fully integrated, large OB/GYN and IVF group practice with over 140 providers of women’s healthcare. The organization is comprised of 32 divisions (with 55 locations throughout New Jersey) that provide comprehensive care including specialized adolescent GYN care, pre-conception care and counseling, fertility management and treatment, low- and high-risk obstetrics, and a full array of pre- and post-menopausal treatment. For more information, contact Frank J. Caso at 856.669.6050 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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