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2014-01-22 23:02:11

New, collaborative program designed to deliver better outcomes, better patient experience, and lower costs through better coordination of care for pregnant women Newark, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today the state’s first Patient-Centered Pregnancy and Delivery Episode of Care Program (Program) designed to deliver better outcomes, better patient experience, and lower costs through better coordination of care for...

2014-01-21 16:20:15

Additional service from Denver and Seattle to the airline's New York hub at Newark Liberty CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the New York area's largest airline, is helping football fans reach the end zone with increased service between its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Denver and Seattle for the big game. Newark Liberty is the airport most convenient to MetLife Stadium, where the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 2, 2014....

2014-01-16 23:02:13

More Than 330,000 Horizon BCBSNJ Members and 1,300 Primary Care Doctors Now Participate State-wide Newark, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) announced today the continued expansion of New Jersey’s largest Patient-Centered Medical Home Program. Three-hundred doctors joined the Program to help improve care coordination for an additional 71,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members, as of January 1, 2014. With this Program growth, Horizon...

2014-01-16 12:28:34

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gibbons P.C., one of the top 200 law firms in the nation, will host a special event featuring Howard Cross, New York Giants Super Bowl XXV team member, and the youth of Newark, for the press traveling to Media Day on January 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark. The event will take place at the firm's headquarters at One Gateway Center, on the ground level, just outside of Penn Station on Raymond Plaza West. "Refuel, Recharge, Reconnect"...

2014-01-15 23:03:22

Fourth and final round of grants to 2013 recipients brings year-end total to $4.2 million. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey has awarded its fourth and final round of 2013 grants to support New Jersey non-profit organizations approving $1,567,500 in grant awards for 60 qualifying programs. With these awards, the Foundation made more than $4.2 million in grants to 142 non-profits in 2013. “The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey applauds the...

2014-01-10 23:02:32

Extension Intended to Ease Enrollment Challenges from ACA Rollout Newark, NJ (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced today that it will, again, extend the time period for members, who enrolled for individual coverage beginning on January 1, 2014, to pay their first month’s premium and make their health insurance coverage effective. The current deadline for the payment of a member’s first month’s premium was today, Friday, January 10,...

2013-12-18 23:02:59

Horizon BCBSNJ announces first patient-centered program dedicated to pediatric care. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey announced today that it is launching a new, family-focused program to improve the health of children. This is Horizon BCBSNJ’s first patient-centered program dedicated to pediatric care. Horizon BCBSNJ’s new Patient-Centered Pediatric Program will initially benefit more than 100,000 pediatric members. More than 630...

2013-12-17 23:02:10

New vision plan for employers offered by New Jersey largest health insurer. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) today announced a new vision plan for employers to provide employees and their families with affordable coverage for their vision care. The Horizon Vision Program will offer a number of product options for employers with more than 50 employees with coverage starting on January 1, 2014. “Providing affordable coverage for...

2013-12-17 23:01:49

A Newark treatment center is adding programs toward helping people suffering from both drug and alcohol dependency. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 A Newark treatment center is launching additional programs toward battling an increase in prescription drug abuse in New Jersey through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report, the New Jersey medical examiner has revealed that prescription drug...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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