AMERIHEALTH NEW JERSEY NAMED A FINALIST IN NJBIZ'S BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Cranbury, NJ - October 7, 2014 - AmeriHealth New Jersey has been named a finalist in the 100+ employees category in the 2014 NJBIZ Business of the Year awards program.

The Business of the Year awards program celebrates New Jersey’s most dynamic businesses and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth and the community.

"AmeriHealth New Jersey is proud to be named a finalist in NJBIZ’s Business of the Year award program," said Judith L. Roman, president and CEO, AmeriHealth New Jersey. "As our industry continues to undergo significant change, we remain committed to enabling the people of New Jersey to improve their health and well-being while providing them access to affordable quality care."

Finalists were selected in six categories: Business of the Year (1-50 Employees), Business of the Year (51-100 Employees), Business of the Year (101+ Employees), Corporate Citizen of the Year, Emerging Business of the Year and Executive of the Year.

Finalists and winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges including: James W. Hughes, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; David W. Opderbeck, Seton Hall University School of Law; Shino John, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; and Peter Kasabach, New Jersey Future.

The Business of the Year award finalists will be recognized and the winner in each category will be announced during an awards dinner on December 8, 2014 at the Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ.

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