The care you need from the network you trust

We are Horizon. We are New Jersey.
Since 1932.


More New Jerseyans choose

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey than any other health plan.

Born in Newark more than 90 years ago, Horizon has provided quality, affordable health plans to residents of New Jersey, partnered with hundreds of community organizations to make New Jersey healthier, and been a trusted partner to our neighbors and their families. Since day one, we’ve worked to ensure that everyone has access to affordable healthcare, no matter who they are or where they live.

At Horizon, members come first. Always. It’s about giving them peace of mind and financial security, knowing they have access to care when they need it most.

Community Matters

We are Horizon. We are New Jersey.


Headquartered in Newark and employing more than 5,000 full-time New Jersey residents, we are proud to be your local New Jersey healthcare insurer since 1932.


Horizon employees live in every one of New Jersey’s 21 counties.  Your community is our community.  Your doctors are our doctors.  Better access to care makes it easier for you to achieve your best health.

Our Network. Your Doctors.

From Montclair to Millville and High Point to Cape May, Horizon’s broad and inclusive network reaches across New Jersey so you can find the right doctor for you and your family. When it comes to your health, access to doctors and hospitals you know and trust matters. 

We deliver.

We are dedicated to New Jersey, the only community we serve.

We know New Jersey, because it’s all we do. With that deep knowledge and a charitable foundation focused exclusively on partnering with local organizations meeting New Jersey’s needs, we are making New Jersey healthier. We are improving health care quality, building stronger communities, and improving health quality, affordability, and convenience. We have contributed more than $125 million in charitable giving across New Jersey since 2004.

The Horizon Foundation
for New Jersey

The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey has awarded more than 1,800 grants across the New Jersey community.

Improving Access to Mental Health:

The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute in Princeton received a $50,000 grant from the Horizon Foundation to support community leaders and residents’ understanding of mental health issues through education and training.

Supporting New Jerseyans with Disabilities:

Community Access Unlimited in Elizabeth was awarded a $15,000 grant by the Horizon Foundation to support a pilot program that provides assistive technology to people with disabilities through a library lending model.

Promoting Health Equity:

Horizon and Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) have partnered to create the Horizon Endowed Dental Scholarship to help students of color pursue dentistry as a career. The scholarship will be endowed with a $250,000 grant from The Horizon Foundation.

Addressing Factors that Impact Health:

The Horizon Foundation joins forces with all five New Jersey food banks with a $200,000 grant to increase access to healthy foods and nutrition education for hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans in need.

An Enduring Commitment to Preventing Opioid Addiction:

Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, in Millburn, received a $380,000 grant to launch phase three of the Knock Out Opioid Abuse initiative aimed at educating students and student-athletes about the personal impact and potential dangers of misusing prescription painkillers.

We are trusted. We deliver.

We are New Jersey’s choice for health insurance. We work tirelessly to provide better access to achieve better health — and we put our members first every single time.

State employees trust Horizon and value the Horizon network. We’re the only health plan with employees represented by organized labor and the only health plan focused solely on understanding and meeting the needs of New Jersey’s public employees.