Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield | New Jersey Health News (members,employers,policymakers,providers)

2020
January
24,
2020
| 09:00 PM America/New_York
Horizon is one of 18 Blue Cross Blue Shield companies to ally with non-profit Civica to help lower the cost of generic drugs for more people. ...
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January
21,
2020
| 08:40 PM America/New_York
The mystery behind the lung diseases and deaths tied to vaping is clearing up. But the dangers remain. Here’s what you need to know to keep healthy. ...
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January
21,
2020
| 04:46 PM America/New_York
Not every kid who attends the First Tee of Essex County golf program will become a world-class player. But they’ll all get the best shot at a healthier start to life. ...
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January
21,
2020
| 04:18 PM America/New_York
The flu season is bound to disrupt your workplace. Find out how to keep your employees healthy and germs at bay. ...
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January
15,
2020
| 06:03 PM America/New_York
Get organized – and get the most out of your health plan. Follow this simple checklist. ...
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January
13,
2020
| 04:59 PM America/New_York
How a musical encourages essential conversations about the dangers of opioid addiction among middle and high school students. ...
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January
06,
2020
| 05:48 PM America/New_York
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s new Chief Medical Officer plans to align goals with the State’s medical community. ...
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2019
December
31,
2019
| 10:01 PM America/New_York
Learn more about how to protect yourself from the flu.  ...
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December
20,
2019
| 06:32 PM America/New_York
See how three of Horizon’s Outstanding Volunteers are shaping their New Jersey communities for the better. ...
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December
17,
2019
| 11:48 PM America/New_York
Horizon is pushing the boundaries of member-centric care. See why the award-winning Horizon Blue App is at the frontier. ...
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December
09,
2019
| 09:08 PM America/New_York
The Supportive Care Program from Horizon empowers members like Dorothy Mullen to make dignified choices about their care during their most trying times. ...
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December
04,
2019
| 09:08 PM America/New_York
Enrollment for 2020 ends Wednesday, December 18 at 3 AM. Here are five things to help you make the best decision. ...
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December
02,
2019
| 07:37 PM America/New_York
What families should look for – and avoid – in a substance use disorder treatment program for their loved ones. ...
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November
26,
2019
| 06:46 PM America/New_York
  By Kevin Conlin, President & Chief Executive Officer “Health care in America is changing.” As CEO of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ), I have made this point hundreds of times. But the truth is – from ...
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November
18,
2019
| 03:06 PM America/New_York
By partnering with the Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Horizon is helping to bring more care to underserved communities. ...
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November
11,
2019
| 03:01 PM America/New_York
Find out more about this possible precursor to diabetes and what you can do to prevent or delay it. ...
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November
11,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
Find out more about prediabetes and what your employees can do to prevent or delay it. ...
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November
11,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/New_York
November is Diabetes Awareness Month, making it a great time for health care professionals to focus on preventing and treating this chronic condition. ...
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November
11,
2019
| 02:59 PM America/New_York
During Diabetes Awareness Month, we highlight how Horizon is stepping up to bring down the number of people with this life-changing condition. ...
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November
01,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/New_York
Research reveals the ways health care dollars are lost to waste – and the opportunities that exist to save them. ...
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October
25,
2019
| 10:40 PM America/New_York
Rutgers Hall of Fame and NFL QB Talks Bluntly to Student Athletes About Opioids ...
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October
21,
2019
| 05:48 PM America/New_York
With a high-touch level of service, Horizon BCSNJ’s Primary Nurse Program helps employees get the most from their benefits to improve their health and the bottom line. ...
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October
18,
2019
| 09:26 PM America/New_York
Big swings in temperatures may be coming this winter, but does weather really impact your health? ...
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October
04,
2019
| 10:36 PM America/New_York
Health care is more complicated than ever, and New Jersey’s largest health insurer is finding new ways to help members with everything from medical care to grocery shopping. ...
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October
01,
2019
| 03:19 PM America/New_York
Two Horizon BCBSNJ leaders work to knock down barriers to treatment at this year’s New Jersey Healthcare Executive Leadership Academy. ...
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September
30,
2019
| 10:31 PM America/New_York
Use this guide to navigate important conversations about treatment and recovery.  ...
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September
24,
2019
| 03:07 PM America/New_York
Type 2 diabetes is preventable and it’s one of the fastest-growing epidemics in New Jersey. Learn what we’re doing to combat this health issue. ...
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September
13,
2019
| 11:44 PM America/New_York
The New York Times highlights the importance of basing medical decisions on good evidence…and the reality is that we still don’t know the effectiveness of many medical treatments. ...
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September
13,
2019
| 08:21 PM America/New_York
Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes, has now been tied to serious lung diseases – and even deaths. Here are five things everyone needs to know about vaping. ...
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September
06,
2019
| 06:10 PM America/New_York
She survived 9/11, now she’s an advocate for first responders; a Horizon employee’s story. ...
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