Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield | New Jersey Health News (press)

2019
December
12,
2019
| 04:13 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, December 12, 2019) – Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that premium rebate checks averaging $95 will be mailed out this month to approximately 148,000 members who purchased an individual policy...
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December
03,
2019
| 05:21 PM America/New_York
Annual patient-centered results show practices earned more than $100 million in added payments by improving care quality for adults, children ...
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November
26,
2019
| 03:45 PM America/New_York
Becoming a not-for-profit mutual preserves mission and member focus, but accelerate investments in technologies and innovations to continue meeting consumers’ changing needs and expectations ...
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November
11,
2019
| 03:59 PM America/New_York
Company Decorated with a Top Ten Ranking on National List of “Better for Veterans” Organizations ...
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October
30,
2019
| 09:26 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, September 10, 2019) – With the price tag for health insurance remaining a driving factor of consumers’ choice in a health plan, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) enters the annual open enrollment period with t...
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September
30,
2019
| 04:40 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, September 30, 2019) – After a comprehensive and competitive bidding process, the State of New Jersey has selected Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) as its exclusive medical carrier to provide network, claims, ...
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September
11,
2019
| 10:15 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, September 10, 2019) – In a first-of-its kind partnership that brings together New Jersey’s State Medicaid agency, its largest health insurer and biggest health care system, the Garden State has been selected to become a laboratory for in...
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July
01,
2019
| 05:51 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, June 14, 2019) – Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management, has named Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) to its “50 Out Front: Best Places to W...
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June
14,
2019
| 11:07 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, June 14, 2019) – The excitement and spectacle of the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer may have left the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway, but the charitable imprint of the early June event endures - thanks in part ...
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May
21,
2019
| 08:32 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, April 8, 2019) – In an effort to close off a pathway to opioid addiction that starts in the home medicine cabinet, where family members and friends too often find quick and easy access to unused or forgotten prescription pain killers, Ho...
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April
08,
2019
| 05:40 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, April 8, 2019) – Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on cor...
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March
14,
2019
| 10:06 PM America/New_York
(Newark, NJ, March 14, 2019) – Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) today responded to an outbreak of Meningitis B disease at Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus by announcing no cost vaccinations for members who are students a...
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February
12,
2019
| 04:17 PM America/New_York
With one in four children from low-income families suffering from untreated tooth decay -- twice the rate of children from higher-income households -- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is intensifying its efforts to bring ...
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January
23,
2019
| 07:08 PM America/New_York
Results from 2017 show that the orthopedic specialists in Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Episodes of Care (EOC) Program outperformed their non-EOC peers for the same procedures in terms of both outcome quality and cost. The results ar...
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January
08,
2019
| 06:27 PM America/New_York
(January 8, 2019, Newark, NJ) -- Breast cancer experts offer differing advice when it comes to when and how often a woman should get a mammogram and that conflicting advice has created confusion that could have an impact on treatment. Horizon Blue Cr...
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2018
December
12,
2018
| 10:17 PM America/New_York
(December 12, 2018, Newark, NJ) -- New apps, devices, models and innovations dominated six finalist presentations by undergraduate students from four New Jersey colleges eager to help Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) conq...
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December
10,
2018
| 10:16 PM America/New_York
(December 10, 2018, Newark, NJ) – As the 2019 enrollment period for individual health insurance coverage winds down, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is ramping up its efforts to assist consumers with signing up for cover...
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November
19,
2018
| 10:06 PM America/New_York
(November 16, 2018, Newark, NJ) -- Working Mother revealed its first list of “Best Companies for Dads, Best Companies for Dads” celebrating organizations that lead in such areas as paternity leave, phase-back programs, telecommuting opportunities, an...
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November
14,
2018
| 10:04 PM America/New_York
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) revealed today that spending on branded specialty drugs – those used to treat complex, chronic health conditions that can require special handling, administration or monitoring – increased...
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November
08,
2018
| 10:03 PM America/New_York
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it will be adding more convenience, choice and ease to the comprehensive laboratory services it offers and manages for its 3.8 million members. Through a new preferred...
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October
31,
2018
| 09:01 PM America/New_York
Health insurance consumers buying or renewing their policies with Horizon Blue Cross Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) can find lower prices, plenty of personal assistance and convenient locations for getting answers to all of their health covera...
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October
18,
2018
| 09:59 PM America/New_York
CentraState Healthcare System (CentraState) and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that CentraState was withdrawing as a plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging Horizon BCBSNJ’s OMNIA Health Plans. The parties is...
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October
18,
2018
| 09:57 PM America/New_York
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) has engaged MAP Health Management (MAP) to improve outcomes for members struggling with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD). MAP and Horizon BCBSNJ are working together to deploy MAP’s tech-...
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October
10,
2018
| 09:55 PM America/New_York
For the second consecutive year, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) has been named a National Organization on Disability (NOD) Leading Disability Employer™ -- an annual recognition of exemplary employment practices for peop...
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October
02,
2018
| 09:53 PM America/New_York
With individual open enrollment set to begin on November 1st and federal funding to support enrollment outreach falling, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced the grand opening of a new Horizon Connect Retail C...
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September
26,
2018
| 09:51 PM America/New_York
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced that in 2017, members receiving care from doctors who participated in one of its patient-centered, value-based care programs were less likely to be admitted to the hospital, more...
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September
25,
2018
| 09:49 PM America/New_York
Melinda Feeney, an Assistant General Counsel at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ), has been named a 2018 "Working Mother of the Year" by Working Mother Magazine. Ms. Feeney’s Working Mother recognition comes in the “Rising...
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September
24,
2018
| 09:47 PM America/New_York
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) has been recognized nationally as a top company for Latinas. The designation was revealed today as LATINA Style Magazine released its Top 50 Best Companies and the LATINA 50 Style Report. ...
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August
20,
2018
| 09:44 PM America/New_York
Chairman, CEO and President Kevin P. Conlin, center, is joined by Rutgers Director of Athletics Pat Hobbs, left, and Rutgers Football Coach Chris Ash, right, in announcing a new community partnership between the two New Jersey-proud organizations...
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July
12,
2018
| 09:42 PM America/New_York
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) released a report today demonstrating that the company is a national leader when it comes to preventing, combating and treating opioid abuse. The company reported that the programs it deve...
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