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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey welcomes Jason Cooper as vice president and chief analytics officer

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced that Jason Cooper has joined the company’s leadership team as vice president and chief analytics officer."With the wealth of data analytics and leadership experience that Jason brings to the company through this position, Horizon will be better able to strategically respond to the coverage needs of our 3.8 million members and strengthen our market leadership position in New Jersey," said Dr. Minal Patel, senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Horizon BCBSNJ.In his new role, Cooper will be responsible for enterprise data analytics and informatics and will lead the Analytics team, which is newly-organized under the company’s Strategy division.Prior to joining Horizon BCBSNJ, Cooper served as vice president for Business Analytics for Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Cooper has more than 20 years of experience in analytics and informatics covering for-profit, non-profit and government organizations, including leading teams at Cigna and CVS Health.About 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.