AmeriHealth New Jersey (AmeriHealth NJ) has promoted Michael Zollenberg from director of network service to vice president of provider network operations.

In his new role, Zollenberg will be responsible for providing service and maintenance to hospital, physician and ancillary network of AmeriHealth NJ.

AmeriHealth NJ president and CEO Judith Roman said, "He has successfully led a number of network specific project implementations that have been instrumental in consistently helping AmeriHealth NJ achieve its membership and operating goals."

Zollenberg had earlier served at Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield as regional contract manager and was responsible for the development, negotiation, execution and maintenance of network contracts with hospitals, ancillary provider, IPA’s and physician groups in New York and New Jersey.

AmeriHealth New Jersey provides health insurance, workers’ compensation, property and casualty insurance, and management services to its clients.