AmeriHealth New Jersey Welcomes University Hospital Back in Network

Cranbury, NJ, January 26, 2015 – AmeriHealth New Jersey today announced that the company has finalized an agreement with University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. As a result, University Hospital is now a part of AmeriHealth New Jersey’s network — the largest in the state.

“We are pleased to welcome University Hospital back into our network,” said Mike Zollenberg, vice president of provider network operations. “The hospital offers Northern New Jersey’s Level I trauma center as well as several specialty programs including the Center for Liver Disease.”

University Hospital, a separate, independent medical center with 519 licensed beds, is a regional resource for advanced care in a wide range of medical specialties.

“We are very pleased to rejoin AmeriHealth New Jersey’s network and to welcome those insured by AmeriHealth New Jersey to our hospital,” added James R. Gonzalez, MPH, FACHE, President and CEO of University Hospital.

The new agreement between AmeriHealth New Jersey and University Hospital is a three-year contract that became effective on January 1, 2015.

 

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.

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AmeriHealth New Jersey
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