Hackensack Meridian Health Enters Agreement with Amerigroup
Edison, NJ, June 9, 2023… Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, has expanded its agreement with Amerigroup, effective April 1. This extended relationship provides Amerigroup’s Medicaid product members access to Hackensack Meridian’s 18 hospitals, home care services, most Hackensack Meridian physician practices and more than 500 patient care locations throughout New Jersey.
“Hackensack Meridian Health is committed to increasing patient access to high quality, integrated care,” said Patrick R. Young, president of Population Health, Hackensack Meridian Health. “We know how important it is for individuals to receive preventive, routine care to maintain their well-being. This partnership will help ensure Amerigroup’s members have access to that care.”
This expanded agreement now includes all Hackensack Meridian hospitals, including its four hospitals in the southern half of New Jersey, including; Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in Neptune, Ocean University Medical Center in Brick, Southern Ocean University Medical Center in Manahawkin and Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank.
“We have made significant investments in our medical centers and network services in Ocean and Monmouth counties to meet the needs of the growing populations in the communities we serve,” said Kenneth N. Sable, M.D., MBA, FACEP, regional president, Southern Market, Hackensack Meridian Health. “I’m glad that through this arrangement with Amerigroup, their members can benefit from our award-winning medical centers and expert physicians and medical practitioners.”
Amerigroup members can receive more information by calling 877-453-4080 and dialing 0, or emailing NJMembers@Amerigroup.com. For more information about Hackensack Meridian, visit www.hackensackmeridianhealth.
ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the largest, most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. The network has 18 hospitals and more than 500 patient care locations, which include ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, rehabilitation centers, urgent care centers, physician practice locations, and a fitness and wellness center. With more than 35,000 team members and 7,000 physicians, Hackensack Meridian Health is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy and committed to the health and well-being of communities throughout New Jersey.
The network’s notable distinctions include having more U.S. News-ranked hospitals than any other health system in New Jersey, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-23. Hackensack University Medical Center is nationally-ranked by U.S. News & World Report in four specialties, more than any other hospital in New Jersey. Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center, and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, are ranked #1 in the state and top 20 in the Mid-Atlantic Region by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospital Report. Additionally, their combined nephrology program ranks in the top 50 in the United States. To learn more, visit www.hackensackmeridianhealth.