Glossary

H

Hand and Forearm Surgery — 

A specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders in the hand forearm.

Hematology — 

A specialty focusing on the treatment of diseases of the blood, spleen and lymph glands.

Hematology / Oncology — 

A specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of blood abnormalities, cancers or tumors.

Hemophilia Treatment Center — 

providers that receive HRSA grant funding are expected to provide optimal care using a multi-disciplinary team approach that provides accessible, family-centered, continuous, comprehensive, coordinated, and culturally effective care for individuals with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

Hepatology — 

A specialty focusing on the liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas as well as management of their disorders.

Home Health Care — 

Health services provided in the patient’s place of residence for the purpose of promoting, maintaining or restoring health or minimizing the effects of illness and disability.

Home Infusion — 

Services provided in the patient’s place of residence where a substance, such as a fluid, nutrient or drug is directly injected into a vein.

Horizon Care@Home — 

*CareCentrix of New Jersey, Inc., a subsidiary of CareCentrix Inc., is a New Jersey corporation licensed by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance. Both companies are contracted by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to administer the Horizon Care@Home Program.

Horizon Young Grins — 

Horizon Young Grins, is Horizon BCBSNJ’s Standalone Pediatric Dental (SAPD) plan. Horizon Young Grins requires that dental services be obtained from an in-network provider. There is no reimbursement for out-of-network care. These plans are available for members under 19 years of age.
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), small employer group health plans and Individual Health Coverage (IHC) plans must provide pediatric dental benefits as part of the required essential health benefits package. Horizon Young Grins is Marketplace-certified and compliments our small group and IHC medical offerings to provide the complete essential health benefits package.

Hospice Provider — 

Provider who supplies family-centered care designed to assist the chronically ill person to be comfortable and to maintain a satisfactory lifestyle through the terminal phases of dying.

Hospital Directory — 

The information below comes directly from the hospital or facility. We update this information at the hospital's or facility's request.
  • Location.

  • Facility name.

  • Accreditation: identifies whether an external organization has reviewed the facility to assess the quality of its systems and processes. There are many accrediting organizations, each with its own set of criteria. The Joint Commission accredits all Horizon BCBSNJ facilities. For more information on accreditation, including accreditation status, visit The Joint Commission Web site at www.qualitycheck.org

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