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Horizon Behavioral Health℠

Important Notices: 2020 Management Changes
Horizon BCBSNJ is in the process of transitioning the administrative and clinical management of the Horizon Behavioral Health program – behavioral health services and benefits – from our current program administrator, Beacon Health Options (formerly ValueOptions), to our internal operations.

The transition will occur in a phased approach. Behavioral health specialists will need to work with Beacon Health Options for certain processes until the dates listed below.

  • On or about January 1, 2020: Horizon Medicare Advantage
  • On or about April 1, 2020: All other Horizon BCBSNJ plans – including fully insured plans/products, self-insured (Administrative Services Only [ASO]) employer group plans including the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) and the Federal Employee Program® (FEP®)

Access our New & Legal Notices webpage to review the news items below and future news about this program.

Changes to the Management of the Horizon Behavioral Health℠ Program
Posted on May 30, 2019

Important Information Regarding the Horizon Behavioral Health℠ Program
Posted on September 23, 2019

The Horizon Behavioral Health program is administered by ValueOptions of New Jersey, Inc. ValueOptions of New Jersey, Inc., a subsidiary of Beacon Health Options, Inc., is a New Jersey Corporation Licensed by the NJ Department of Banking & Insurance as an Organized Delivery System.


New to Horizon BCBSNJ?
Access the Quick Reference Guide for Horizon Behavioral Health Providers for important information about working with us.