Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today that it will be keeping its phone lines and retail locations open late during the next week for a new "Insure-A-Thon" to accommodate consumers still shopping for health insurance coverage for 2015. The deadline for 2015 enrollment for individual policies is Sunday, February 15."Horizon is committed to working with consumers one-on-one to answer their health insurance questions and help them purchase a policy that meets their needs and their budget," said Joseph Albano, Vice President of Consumer and Dental Markets for Horizon BCBSNJ. "We’re extending our hours so that consumers have the time to purchase a policy for 2015 and gain the peace of mind that comes with being covered by Horizon."Individuals who want to purchase health insurance and to determine if they qualify for financial assistance can speak with a Horizon BCBSNJ sales agent by calling 1-866-260-3667
. As part of the Horizon Insure-A-Thon, phone agents will be available during the following extended operating hours beginning February 6:From February 6 – February 11 8:00 am to 10:00 pmFrom February 12 – February 15 8:00 am to 12:00 midnight
Horizon BCBSNJ’s four shopping mall locations will also be operating on an extended hours schedule to meet with consumers and assist them with enrolling. The mall locations and hours for the Horizon Insure-A-Thon include:Locations:
Extended mall hours:From February 9 - February 12 11:00 am to 7:00 pmFrom February 13 – February 15 10:00 am to 9:30 pm
- Woodbridge Center -- 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, NJ.
- The Outlet Collection / Jersey Gardens -- 651 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, NJ.
- Newport Center Mall -- 30 Mall Drive West, Jersey City, NJ.
- Willowbrook Mall -- 1400 Willowbrook Mall Rd. Wayne, NJ.
At the Horizon Connect Center, located in the East Gate Square Shopping Center in Moorestown, individuals can walk in to get answers to their health insurance questions and receive face to face help with purchasing a policy. Horizon Connect will be open for the following extended hours, beginning this weekend, for the Horizon Insure-A-Thon:Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday, February 8, 2015 9:00 am to 6:00 pmFriday, February 13, 2015 9:00 am to 9:00 pmSaturday, February 14, 2015 9:00 am to 9:00 pmSunday, February 15, 2015 9:00 am to 12:00 midnight
For more information about the Horizon Connect Center, or to schedule an appointment with a center agent, individuals should call 1-855-702-6663
or visit connect.HorizonBlue.com
.Bilingual agents are available by phone, and at the Horizon Connect Center in Moorestown and all four shopping mall locations.About Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon 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 3.7 million members.