Horizon and RWJBarnabas Collaboration Aims to Improve Maternal Health
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 innovating solutions to reverse maternal and infant mortality rates that currently are among the highest in the nation.
The collaboration is one of seven awarded nationally and announced by Advancing Health Equity: Leading Care, Payment, and Systems Transformation program a University of Chicago organization founded and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and conducted in partnership with the Institute for Medicaid Innovation and the Center for Health Care Strategies. The application for the award was submitted by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS ) and RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH).
Read more at New Jersey Business.