Packets of DisposeRx are being mailed out this week to Horizon BCBSNJ
members who recently received an opioid prescription.
Item V includes the physician contract and/or employment agreement; member handbook and related material; employee handbook; employer policies, rules, and regulations; and BCBSNJ
policies and procedures.
"There is a huge fragmentation between physical and behavioral health," said Susanne Kunis, director of behavioral health solutions for Horizon BCBSNJ
. "By integrating everything you make it so much easier for people to get the care that that they need."
During a March 31, 2016 webinar, "Episodes of Care: Improving Clinical Outcomes and Reducing Total Cost of Care Through a Collaborative Payor-Provider Relationship," Horizon BCBSNJ
will outline its value-based EOC initiative and the results it has garnered in terms of hospital readmissions, clinical quality, cost efficiency and patient satisfaction.
In a statement, Horizon BCBSNJ
said that the New Jersey Department of Health and Rutgers, with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, strongly recommend serogroup B meningococcal vaccine (MenB) for certain at-risk individuals at the New Brunswick location, including undergraduate and graduate students, employees and medical staff.
Participants can have their screenings done at Summit Medical Group or other facilities that participate in Horizon BCBSNJ
"Through partners like Fidelity, MetLife, and CAPTRUST, we offer our employees financial wellness workshops that cover financial and retirement planning, managing personal debt, understanding tax deductions and credits, and savings strategies," said Cynthia Tobia, director, Compensation and Benefits for Horizon BCBSNJ
"Where children live should never prevent them from getting the care they need, whether that care is delivered by a pediatrician, dentist or another health professional," said Joseph Albano, vice president of Horizon BCBSNJ
's Commercial and Specialty Markets in a statement.
Physicians participating in Horizon BCBSNJ
's Episodes of Care (EOC) program outperformed non-EOC colleagues for the same procedures in outcomes, quality and cost.
Participants in both groups can have their screenings done locally at any of the facilities that participate in Horizon BCBSNJ