NJBIZ - South Jersey http://www.njbiz.com/section/southNJ South Jersey News en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:26:02 EST Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:26:02 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151006/NJBIZ01/151009856&source=RSS Call for AG to investigate Horizon OMNIA plan Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield is not off the hook after a grueling 8-hour joint Senate committee hearing resulted in a call for the Attorney General to investigate the plan for the OMNIA Health Alliance and affiliated product. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151006/NJBIZ01/151009856&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009875&source=RSS Issues at hand for the OMNIA Health Alliance Five major issues with the OMNIA Health Alliance were discussed during Monday's hearing before a joint state Senate committee. Officials from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and their supporters often found themselves on one side of each, while state senators were on the other. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009884&source=RSS Update Horizon emphasizes lower costs of OMNIA as legislators grill execs on health care alliance A joint state Senate hearing in Trenton on Monday drew a standing room only crowd as Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey gave testimony about its polarizing new OMNIA Health Alliance and tiered network plan. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009886&source=RSS Generic drugmaker hires consultant as new chief scientific officer Generic drugmaker IGI Laboratories Inc. has named a new chief scientific officer, it announced Monday. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009886&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009888&source=RSS Hearing on Horizon's OMNIA plan seeks to create more transparency A joint committee Senate hearing on Monday seeks to create more transparency of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's partnership with health systems and the resulting tiered network plan. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 08:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151005/NJBIZ01/151009888&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151003/NJBIZ01/151009905&source=RSS Horizon says survey supports OMNIA plan Ahead of Monday's state Senate hearing, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey released survey results that support its new OMNIA Health Alliance tiered network product. Sat, 03 Oct 2015 11:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151003/NJBIZ01/151009905&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151003/NJBIZ01/151009915&source=RSS Many Catholic hospitals left on the outside of OMNIA looking in An increasing number of voices have emerged in opposition to the new tiered plan created by a partnership of the largest health systems in the state. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151003/NJBIZ01/151009915&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151003/NJBIZ01/151009922&source=RSS What people are saying about the OMNIA Health Alliance Ahead of a Senate hearing Monday, industry leaders weigh in on the controversy overshadowing the OMNIA Health Alliance product. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151003/NJBIZ01/151009922&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009907&source=RSS Fox out as Transportation commissioner by month's end Jamie Fox's time as New Jersey Department of Transportation commissioner is at an end, as Gov. Chris Christie's administration announced Friday night that Fox is leaving office by the end of the month. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 21:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009907&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009910&source=RSS Report shows heights today's health care costs can reach The high cost of health care, and especially outrageous out-of-network costs in New Jersey, are well known, but a new report highlights some of the fee hikes compared with Medicare. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009910&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009931&source=RSS Office solutions company opens South Jersey office Office technology provider TG Industries Inc. has opened a southern New Jersey office in Cherry Hill, according to real estate firm Wolf Commercial Real Estate. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 12:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009931&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009939&source=RSS American Galvanizing Co. acquired by Neb.-based Valmont Industries Valmont Industries Inc. , a manufacturer of engineered products, announced Friday that it has acquired Folsom-based American Galvanizing Company. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151002/NJBIZ01/151009939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151001/NJBIZ01/151009965&source=RSS Update Aetna launches tiered health plan for state employees Aetna rolled out a new tiered network insurance plan for state and local government employees and dependents Thursday, NJBIZ has learned. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151001/NJBIZ01/151009965&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151001/NJBIZ01/151009980&source=RSS NJBIZ names Business of the Year finalists NJBIZ is proud to announce this year's finalists for the Business of the Year awards! Once again in 2015, NJBIZ will honor the stars of the New Jersey business community &#8212 the state's most dynamic businesses and executives who rise above the rest to earn the title of Business of the Year, Corporate Citizen of the Year or Emerging Business of. . . Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20151001/NJBIZ01/151009980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939977&source=RSS Physician network to open 'Virtua Express Urgent Care Center' at Levin-managed shopping center Virtua Medical Group announced Wednesday that it has leased 5,800 square feet at the Fairground Plaza in Mount Holly. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 13:18:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939977&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939980&source=RSS Moody's Atlantic City budget adoption a 'credit positive' Moody's Investors Service says last week's decision by the state Local Finance board to approve Atlantic City's 262 million budget is a &#8220credit positive. &#8221 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939980&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939981&source=RSS New medical billing code system's deadline arrives Thursday marks the start of a new billing code system in health care nationwide, and ends the race to meet the conversion deadline. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 11:25:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939981&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939984&source=RSS Largest companies lead the way as U.S. gains jobs in September Big Business fueled a strong month of job growth in September, according to Roseland-based ADP. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150930/NJBIZ01/150939984&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150929/NJBIZ01/150929768&source=RSS Organizations get total of 53.5M in federal health care grants Two New Jersey groups have been awarded a portion of 685 million in federal funding, which was given to 39 health care networks nationwide, in order to support changes to a value-based care system. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150929/NJBIZ01/150929768&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150929/NJBIZ01/150929769&source=RSS Six N.J. billionaires makes Forbes 400 list of richest Americans The annual Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans is out, and there are some familiar names among the six New Jerseyans on the list for 2015 &#8212 plus one that's new to the list this year. Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150929/NJBIZ01/150929769&source=RSS