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For Horizon and partners, pandemic has only strengthened resolve to fix health issues around social determinants


N.J.’s largest insurer didn’t slow rollout of $25M program, Horizon Neighbors of Health, when COVID-19 hit — it doubled down

The rules limiting social interactions have helped the state battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

But the strict guidance on social distancing has not slowed the commitment of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to attack the social detriments to health.

The company has launched Horizon Neighbors in Health, a $25 million program in which Horizon is working with community partners, in an effort to improve health care among the state’s most vulnerable populations — communities that have been hit hardest by COVID-19.

Read more at ROI New Jersey.