Employer 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

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 September 6, 2017

CarePoint Health Hospitals Join the Horizon Hospital Network

Beginning October 1, 2017, CarePoint Health Hospitals – Christ Hospital, Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center – will be participating in the Horizon Hospital Network.

Posted on August 29, 2017

No-Cost Flu Shots and Other Immunizations

Immunizations are an important step in preventing illnesses and staying healthy. They are a covered service under members’ medical benefits.

Posted on August 21, 2017

Horizon BCBSNJ Invested Over $8.1 Million in Healthier Communities in 2016

Details on all the ways that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is making a positive difference in the lives of millions of state residents can be found in the just-released 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

Posted on August 8, 2017

Prescription Home Delivery Service is Changing

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s pharmacy benefit manager, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), has partnered with Walgreens Mail Service for home delivery of prescription medications.

Posted on July 26, 2017

eviCore Molecular and Genomic Testing Program

Effective August 1, 2017, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has implemented a new specialty utilization management program in collaboration with eviCore healthcare (eviCore) for certain molecular and genomic diagnostic laboratory testing services.

Posted on July 4, 2017

Prime Specialty Pharmacy Announcement

Effective July 15, 2017, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s pharmacy benefit manager, and Walgreens have integrated their pharmacy systems to create a collaborative central specialty pharmacy.

Posted on May 16, 2017

P.L. 2017, Chapter 28, The New Jersey Substance Use Disorder Law

On February 15, 2017, New Jersey Governor Christie enacted P.L. 2017, Chapter 28, The New Jersey Substance Use Disorder Law, which sets certain coverage requirements for the treatment of substance use disorders and regulates prescriptions of opioid drugs.