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Federal Health Care Programs

Vendors are responsible for screening its Workforce Members to ensure that no entity or individual has been debarred or excluded or is otherwise ineligible for participation in federal health care programs (including Medicare and Medicaid). Such screening must occur at the time of hire, or contracting, and at least monthly thereafter. Horizon BCBSNJ will not do business with any individuals or entities who have been debarred or excluded. Vendors must notify Horizon BCBSNJ's Compliance and Ethics Office if they, or any of their employees, agents or subcontractors, have been debarred or excluded from any federal health care program. Anyone identified as being debarred or excluded must be removed from servicing Horizon BCBSNJ business.