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2019
April
15,
2019
Primary care physicians (PCPs) are often among the first to spot behavioral problems in patients. To help make the process of finding the right behavioral health professional more seamless, Horizon BCBSNJ has teamed up with Quartet Health. Through Qu...
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April
05,
2019
Nineteen New Jersey companies received perfect scores in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index, used to judge how employers meet the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community with policies an...
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March
27,
2019
The director for noninfectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rita Noonan, says the first wave of the opioid epidemic was due to over-prescription. “We are literally talking about the public health epidemic of our ...
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March
27,
2019
It’s an epidemic that claimed more than 3,000 lives in New Jersey last year and another 500 in the first three months of this year. And now state and federal officials say it’s time to join forces to combat the public health epidemic of our lifeti...
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February
25,
2019
Addressing the social determinants of health requires that payers and providers get into the communities they serve.   That’s the driving factor behind the success Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has found in its project in Newark—and...
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February
13,
2019
In an effort to reach more children in need, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is doubling funding for its Kids Oral Health Program.    Read more at NJBIZ. ...
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January
28,
2019
NJTV's Tragedy's Trauma and Treatment Series Features Horizon/RWJBH's Collaborative Social Determinants of Care Effort. https://www.njtvonline.org/news/collection/traumas-tragedy-and-treatment/ ...
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January
09,
2019
The state's largest insurer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, needs women for a big national study of breast cancer... Read more at northjersey.com. ...
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January
08,
2019
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is covering the cost for 5,000 of its members to participate in a five-year study designed to improve screening guidelines for mammograms. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is covering the cost ...
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January
08,
2019
                                A five-year national study that will look at improving breast cancer screening guidelines will track mammogram testing for thousands of New Jersey participants. Ho...
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2018
October
25,
2018
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s current CEO Kevin Conlin has led the company in different positions for more than six years. Now officially at the helm, Conlin addresses Horizon’s vision for bettered healthcare.   Read more at RO...
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October
18,
2018
Recovering addicts benefit from sharing experiences with those who face similar challenges. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will now offer technology options for easy and accessible peer-to-peer recovery counseling. Read more at North...
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October
03,
2018
Hispanic New Jersey residents are more likely than other groups to lack appropriate health coverage. Horizon’s Connect Retail Center at the Sanitas Medical Center in Union City will bring quality and affordable health care access to these residents. ...
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August
20,
2018
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey recently signed a multi-year partnership with Rutgers University to promote healthier lifestyles for fans. This agreement makes Horizon the “Official Health Insurance Partner of the Scarlet Knights”.   ...
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June
21,
2018
A few simple habits can help you lower your risk of heart disease and live a longer, healthier life — starting now. ...
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April
16,
2018
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey teamed up with Rutgers Pharmacy School to reduce growing drug use among young people. This partnership will help young people in the Garden State better understand and avoid drug abuse.   Read more a...
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March
01,
2018
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has plans to reinvest $275 million to various initiatives, rebates, and long-term projects. Millions of New Jersey residents would see direct financial gains and potential improvements with the passing of ...
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January
30,
2018
With increased indications that maternity and newborn care need improvements, Cigna recently launched a care-delivery model that will support an episode-payment approach. By placing an emphasis on best practices and shared saving, Cigna aims to impro...
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January
19,
2018
As the need for patient engagement increases, oncology nurses are pursuing proactive, coordinated approach to care with a new pilot program. The program, made possible by a partnership between Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Regional...
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January
04,
2018
A recent survey from the New Jersey Hospital Association reports a growing demand for behavioral health care in emergency departments. Seeking to address the disconnect between medical and behavioral health, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jers...
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