Broker News

Posted on November 7, 2017

Reporting Member’s Coverage Still Required by the ACA

Under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Insurance Coverage Reporting requirement, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey must provide information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about its fully-insured members’ health insurance coverage using each member’s Social Security Number (SSN) and the SSNs of any individuals covered under their policy.

Posted on October 31, 2017

Changes to Small Employer Health Plans and SHOP Renewals for 2018

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has updated its small employer health plan portfolio for 2018.

Posted on October 31, 2017

Value-Based Programs Continue to Show Improvement

More than 1.5 million Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey members currently participate in one of our patient-centered, value-based programs.

Posted on October 3, 2017

Horizon BCBSNJ to Offer Reliance Standard Group Insurance Products

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is pleased to announce a new partnership with Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company.

Posted on October 3, 2017

Horizon Vision Announces Small Group Enhancement

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is expanding its member eligibility in the Small Group market.

Posted on October 3, 2017

Working Mother Honors Horizon BCBSNJ

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has made Working Mother’s 2017 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers list. This is the eighth consecutive year Horizon BCBSNJ has earned this distinctive honor.

Posted on September 27, 2017

Horizon BCBSNJ, Horizon Foundation Take Top Honors in NJBIZ Reader Rankings

NJBIZ readers have named Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey “Best Insurance Provider” in its inaugural Reader Rankings, published September 18.

Posted on September 27, 2017

Changes to the Age Rating Bands for 2018 Plans

Due to the 2018 Notice of Benefits and Payment Parameters (NBPP) released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will implement new age bands for members in the Individual and Small Group medical markets.

Posted on September 27, 2017

Creditable Coverage Notice Reminder

Health plan sponsors (employer groups) that offer prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible employees and their dependents are required to notify those employees and dependents whether their coverage is creditable or non-creditable. Notifications must be sent before the 2018 Medicare Annual Election Period, which begins on October 15, 2017.