Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Insure-A-Thon Returns With Extended Hours So Consumers Can Meet Deadline for January 1 Coverage

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Phone lines, mall and retail outlets to accomodate consumers seeking January enrollment

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The Horizon Insure-A-Thon is our way to bring added convenience to consumers and help them purchase coverage that is right for their needs and budget, which will be effective day one of the New Year

With an enrollment deadline for January 1 coverage right around the corner, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is extending hours and putting health insurance help right at consumers’ fingertips. Consumers must enroll on the Federal Marketplace by December 15 to have coverage effective on January 1, 2016. Horizon BCBSNJ is extending its phone center hours and keeping its mall and retail locations open longer to help consumers purchase health insurance – many for the first time.

“Horizon understands that it’s hard for consumers to find the time and energy to shop for health insurance, particularly during the busy holiday season,” said Michael J. Considine, vice president of Consumer and Small Group Markets. “The Horizon Insure-A-Thon is our way to bring added convenience to consumers and help them purchase coverage that is right for their needs and budget, which will be effective day one of the New Year.”

Insure-A-Thon Phone Center:

Individuals who want to purchase health insurance and determine if they qualify for financial assistance can call the Insure-A-Thon number of 1-877-347-3459 to speak with Horizon BCBSNJ sales agents, including bilingual agents.

Phone agents will be available during the following extended operating hours:

Friday Dec. 11th - 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 12 & Sunday Dec. 13 - 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 14 & Tuesday, Dec. 15 - 8 a.m. to Midnight

Horizon BCBSNJ mall locations:

The Horizon BCBSNJ locations below will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 P.M on Saturday, Dec. 12, Sunday, Dec. 13, Monday, Dec. 14 and Tuesday, Dec 15:

  •     Woodbridge Center -- 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, NJ.
  •     Newport Center Mall -- 30 Mall Drive West, Jersey City, NJ.
  •     Willowbrook Mall -- 1400 Willowbrook Mall Rd. Wayne, NJ.
  •     Cherry Hill Mall -- 2000 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ.

Horizon Connect -- Moorestown:

Located in the East Gate Square shopping center in Moorestown, NJ, Horizon Connect is New Jersey’s only health insurance retail center, where customers can walk in and receive personalized, one-on-one assistance from Horizon BCBSNJ agents.

Horizon Connect is open Monday through Saturday throughout the year. The retail center’s hours leading up to Tuesday’s deadline are:

Saturday, Dec. 12, Monday, Dec. 14 & Tuesday, Dec. 15 - 9 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For more information about the Horizon Connect Center, or to schedule an appointment with a center agent, call 1-855-702-6663 or visit connect.HorizonBlue.com.

Horizon Connect – Wall:

Horizon BCBSNJ agents are available to answer consumers’ questions and assist them with purchasing coverage at a retail center established at the company’s Wall Township location -- 1427 Wyckoff Road. M-F 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For appointments, call: 888-765-7656.

Hola Doctor Insurance Services– Jersey City:

Located at 353 Central Avenue, Hola Doctor Insurance Services is staffed with bi-lingual agents to assist Horizon members and customers with their health insurance needs.

The center is open seven days a week, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm during the 2016 open enrollment period that continues through January of next year.

Horizon BCBSNJ is offering nine competitively priced plans on the Marketplace, including five new OMNIA Health Plans for 2016. The new OMNIA Health Plans offer significantly lower premiums for access to the largest network in New Jersey as well as the option to save more money on out-of-pocket costs when seeking care at certain doctors and hospitals. There are no referrals necessary with OMNIA Health Plans and dozens of wellness benefits. Consumers are also encouraged to ask their Horizon BCBSNJ agent about new and affordably priced vision and dental plans to complete their coverage needs.

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About Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state's oldest and largest health insurer is a tax-paying, not-for-profit health service corporation, providing a wide array of medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance products and services. Horizon BCBSNJ is leading the transformation of health care in New Jersey by working with doctors and hospitals to deliver innovative, patient-centered programs that reward the quality, not quantity, of care patients receive. Learn more at HorizonBlue.com. Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association serving more than 3.8 million members.

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