Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - Accountable Care Organization Initiatives

Program Location: 
Newark, NJ
Payer Type: 
Horizon BCBSNJ

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is transforming and improving New Jersey’s health care delivery system by collaborating and developing solutions to create a health care system marked by high-quality care, a better patient experience and improved affordability.

The goals of Horizon’s Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Initiatives are to create a healthier population, improve the patient experience and control the total cost of care. ACOs are comprised of health care professionals who are responsible for achieving measured patient quality outcomes and avoiding unnecessary and duplicative medical tests and treatments.

Horizon BCBSNJ has individual ACO and ACO-like agreements with the below hospital-led and physician-led organizations throughout New Jersey:

  • AtlantiCare
  • Barnabas Health
  • Hackensack-Physician Hospital Alliance ACO
  • HUMC Hospital/Physicians ACO
  • Hunterdon Healthcare Partners
  • JFK Population Health ACO
  • LHS Health Network
  • Optimus Healthcare Partners
  • Partners in Care
  • Summit Medical Group
Last updated May 2014
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