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Horizon’s effort to change will benefit millions of New Jerseyans

The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey has long strived to empower and sustain African American businesses across the state through entrepreneurship and capitalistic initiatives. That mission, coupled with our goal of ensuring equal opportunity for everyone, is why we support allowing Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to apply to the state to become a not-for-profit mutual holding company. New Jersey and Horizon’s 3.4 million members would benefit greatly from such a change.

Like others, when it was first announced that Horizon would pursue this change, we had several questions. To its credit, Horizon was more than willing to talk with us and answer them. These discussions went a long way towards answering some of the misinformation that has emerged around what Horizon is trying to do.

Read more at ROI New Jersey.