Health insurance provider AmeriHealth New Jersey has entered into an agreement with Atlantic Health System on a new hospital contract effective 1 November 2011.

Atlantic Health System encompasses Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Center.

Paul Portsmore, vice-president of health services at AmeriHealth New Jersey, said that providing affordable health coverage to its members is one of the firm’s main priorities

"We are pleased that we can continue to offer our members services from Atlantic Health System on an in-network basis without disruption," Portsmore added.