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About Horizon

About Us

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ), the state's oldest and largest health insurer is a tax-paying, not-for-profit health service corporation, providing a wide array of medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance products and services. Horizon BCBSNJ is leading the transformation of health care in New Jersey by working with doctors and hospitals to deliver innovative, patient-centered programs that reward the quality, not quantity, of care patients receive. Learn more at HorizonBlue.com.

Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Horizon BCBSNJ ranked #1 in Member Satisfaction among Commercial Health Plans in NJ, 5 out of 6 Years.


Horizon BCBSNJ traces its history back to 1932 when Associated Hospitals of Essex County, Inc. was formed as a multi-hospital prepayment plan. The company later became one of the nation's first Blue Cross Plans. Visit our Company History page for more details.


Horizon BCBSNJ’s mission is to empower our members to achieve their best health.

Our Vision

We are New Jersey’s health solutions leader driving innovations that improve health care quality, affordability and member experience in the markets we serve.

Company Headquarters

Three Penn Plaza East, Newark, NJ 07105-2200

Satellite Offices

Horizon BCBSNJ, 1427 Wyckoff Road, Wall, New Jersey 07727

Horizon NJ Health/Horizon BCBSNJ, 1700 American Blvd., Pennington, NJ 08534

Corporate Structure

Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., doing business as Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, is a not-for-profit, health service corporation. A 17-member Board of Directors governs the company for its members. There are no shareholders.

Annual Reports

2020 Facts & Figures

Total Revenue: $13.6 Billion

Estimated Taxes and Assessments Paid (2017 through 2020): $1.58 billion.

Number of claims paid (2019): 70.4 million

Number of Employees

Approximately 5,600

Number of Members

3.7 million