A Garden State health carrier has renewed a major business services contract.

Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, Newark, N.J., has renewed an outsourcing contract with Affiliated Computer Services Inc., Dallas, ACS says.

The terms of the contract renewal were not released, but ACS says it expects Horizon claims service volume to increase about 80%.

ACS has been selling claims data entry and other support services to Horizon for 10 years.

Horizon provides or administers health coverage for 3.3 million people.