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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Of New Jersey Releases 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report

July 18, 2013

Newark, NJ - Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) today announced the release of its 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report.  Entitled ‘”We believe in doing our part,”  the report highlights how Horizon BCBSNJ, its employees and its foundation are all contributing to the betterment of New Jersey’s communities and the health and quality of life of its residents.

The 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report takes a comprehensive look at the more than $10.5 million – a company milestone for a single year – contributed through grants, corporate philanthropy programs and matching employees’ charitable donations to nearly 470 New Jersey non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, community programs and charitable causes across New Jersey.

“As New Jersey’s largest and oldest health insurer, Horizon BCBSNJ takes seriously its responsibility to give back to the communities and residents we serve in our home state,” said Linda A. Willett, Esquire, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. “The Corporate Citizenship Report illustrates how our company and our five thousand employees are making a positive difference in the lives of New Jerseyans, both directly and through the non-profit organizations statewide that we support.”

The 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report is also presented through a new video on Horizon BCBSNJ’s YouTube channel.  

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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state’s oldest and largest health insurer, is a tax-paying, not-for-profit health services corporation, providing a wide array of medical, dental, and prescription insurance products and services.  Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, serving 3.6 million members with headquarters in Newark and offices in Wall, Mt. Laurel, and West Trenton.  Learn more at www.HorizonBlue.com.

The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey
The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey promotes health, well-being, and quality of life across our state by supporting charitable organizations.  For more information about the Foundation visit www.HorizonBlue.com/Foundation

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is a national federation of 37 independent, community-based and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies that collectively provide healthcare coverage for more than 105 million members – one-in-three Americans.  For more information on the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and its member companies, please visit bcbs.com. We encourage you to connect with us on Facebook, check out our videos on YouTube, follow us on Twitter and check out The BCBS Blog, for up-to-date information about BCBSA.