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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey named to DiversityInc Magazine’s Top Ten List of Regional Companies

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it has once again been named one of DiversityInc Magazine’s Top Ten Regional Companies for Diversity, ranking #3.. This marks the fifth consecutive year in which Horizon BCBSNJ has been named to the DiversityInc Top Ten List of Regional Companies."We are honored by DiversityInc’s recognition of Horizon as a TopTen Regional company,"said Alison Banks-Moore, Chief Diversity Officer, Horizon BCBSNJ. "Horizon is committed to maintaining a workplace that promotes diversity andi inclusion and this recognition is testament to our diversity programs and approach to recruitment."Horizon BCBSNJ received the award last night at the DiversityInc announcement dinner in New York City. Each company’s rank is based on objective analysis of more than 180 separate factors, based on data from a 300-question survey.The criteria used to determine who makes the list includes four equally weighted areas of measurement including Talent Pipeline, Equitable Talent Development, CEO/Leadership Commitment and Supplier Diversity.About Horizon BCBSNJ’s Diversity programsHorizon BCBSNJ has instituted many programs aimed at promoting diversity within the company including: paid minority internships and manager development programs, as well as a Diversity Council and minority leadership programs. To learn more about Horizon BCBSNJ and its diversity efforts, visit: www.HorizonBlue.com/diversityAbout Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New JerseyHorizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, 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, 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 www.HorizonBlue.com. Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association serving more than 3.8 million members.About DiversityIncDiversityInc’s mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list began in 2001, at the same time many corporations were beginning to understand the business value of diversity-management initiatives. The 2015 Top 50 Companies for Diversity results are featured on DiversityInc.com and in DiversityInc magazine. For more information, log on to www.diversityinc.com, https://www.facebook.com/DiversityInc, https://twitter.com/DiversityInc or http://www.linkedin.com/company/26561.