In a move that will dramatically change the corporate status and corporate actions of the state’s largest health insurer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, legislation was introduced Monday that would make it possible for the company to become a not-for-profit mutual, putting it in a position to increase investments in new technologies and innovations.

The legislation, which was introduced by Assemblyman John McKeon (D-Madison), establishes a process through the Department of Banking & Insurance that would enable the change. It quickly earned the support of state Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-West Deptford), seemingly indicating it will move through the Legislature easily.

Read more at ROI New Jersey. 



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For Horizon, change in corporate form will let it modernize, invest in new technologies