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Transforming Health Care in New Jersey

Posted by Bob Marino, Chairman & CEO, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey on October 27, 2015

According to a recent report from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, New Jersey residents have the distinction of paying the second highest health care costs in the country....

Care Delivery, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Quality Care, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, Coordinated Care, Access


Transforming Healthcare Delivery: A Pathway to Affordable, High-Quality Care in America

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 1, 2015

Healthcare spending in the United States is $2.9 trillion per year, giving us the dubious distinction of having the most expensive healthcare system in the world. This spending strains the budgets of American families, businesses and taxpayers...

Payment Models, Affordable Care, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Coordinated Care, Quality Outcomes


Under 26? You’ve Got Health Insurance Options

Posted by Sam Nolan, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield on April 30, 2015

As a member of the Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield social media team, I’ll admit that I have more knowledge about health care than most people my age (23, if...

Health Insurance, Affordable Care, Open Enrollment, Highmark BCBS, Health Insurance 101


Report Finds Significant Cost Variations in Knee and Hip Replacement Procedures Across the U.S.

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on January 22, 2015

Today’s healthcare consumers have an increasing thirst for information that will empower them to make informed decisions about their care. The industry is in the midst of a transformation to meet the needs and expectations of...

Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, The Health of America Report, Data


I’m Young and Healthy – Do I Really Need Health Insurance?

Posted by Suzanne M. Fletcher, Program Lead for Health Care Reform and Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania on December 31, 2014

Young adults – sometimes referred to as “young invincibles” – who are healthy and don’t think they need health insurance should be paying more attention to their health insurance coverage options. Why? The...

Health Insurance, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Affordable Care, Open Enrollment


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