CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AmeriHealth New Jersey today announced that AtlantiCare will be a Tier 1 provider in its AmeriHealth Advantage suite of products effective July 1, 2017. AtlantiCare is Southeastern New Jersey’s largest healthcare organization comprised of more than 900 physicians in 90 locations.
“Our tiered suite of health plans is most popular among consumer members, and we’re pleased to welcome AtlantiCare to our growing list of tier 1 providers,” said Ken Kobylowski, senior vice president of provider contracting and network operations. “We view this addition not only as an enhancement to our network, but as a valuable resource for our members.”
AmeriHealth New Jersey’s Advantage Portfolio includes two different types of tiered health plans, both of which provide members with lower out-of-pocket costs when they utilize Tier 1.
AmeriHealth Advantage Suite
Plans are tiered by physician and facility, and are available in seven out of 21 counties across the state: Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean and Monmouth. An AmeriHealth Advantage EPO is now available to large groups in these counties.
Tier 1 Advantage Suite
Plans are tiered by hospital and are available in 20 out of 21 counties statewide. A Tier 1 Advantage EPO is now available to large groups in all NJ counties, with the exception of Hunterdon County.
“We are pleased to partner with AmeriHealth New Jersey,” said Hak Kim, vice president, financial planning, AtlantiCare. “AtlantiCare has long been a leader in transforming healthcare in southern New Jersey. Expanding our payer mix helps us to enhance access to care in the communities we serve.”
For more information on AmeriHealth New Jersey, visit amerihealthnj.com.
About AmeriHealth New Jersey
AmeriHealth New Jersey* is dedicated to enabling the people of New Jersey to improve their health and well-being while providing them access to affordable, quality care. Exclusively focused on the state of New Jersey, we offer one of the largest provider networks in the state, as well as access to hospitals and doctors across the nation. Our members also have access to our innovative Commit2Wellness programs. Whether you are an individual, a small- or mid-sized business, a municipality, self-funded group, or board of education, we can provide you with a health insurance plan that best meets your needs. Named one of the Best Places to Work for the past five years, AmeriHealth New Jersey is located in Cranbury, NJ. For more information visit amerihealthnj.com.
*AmeriHealth Insurance Company of New Jersey | AmeriHealth HMO, Inc.
AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,500 employees and more than 900 physicians serve the community in 90 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.