Horizon NJ Health is Named Top-Ranked Medicaid Plan in New Jersey

Newark, NJ (PRWEB) October 03, 2013

Horizon NJ Health, a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, is the top-ranked Medicaid plan in New Jersey, according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Horizon NJ Health received a national ranking of 35 out of 131 Medicaid-managed plans in the NCQAs Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2013-2014.

NCQA publicly released its national rankings for Medicaid health insurance on Sept. 19, 2013. Earlier this year, Horizon NJ Health earned a Commendable Accreditation rating, one of the highest possible ratings awarded by the NCQA for service and clinical quality.

This affirms the high quality of care the team at Horizon NJ Health provides for its 575,000 members in New Jersey, said Karen L. Clark, Vice President, Medicaid, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey/President, Horizon NJ Health. Horizon NJ Health is the top-ranked Medicaid plan in the state thanks to the shared efforts of our team, our network of more than 15,000 health care providers and our community partners. We achieved this together, and together well continue to make a difference in the health and quality of life for our members.

NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQAs Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS

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