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Obstetrics / Gynecology — 

A specialty that uses special knowledge, skills and professional capability in the medical and surgical care of the female reproductive system focusing on the care of women and the fetus during pregnancy and delivery.

Occupational Therapy — 

Treats any physical or mental problems that may interfere with a person’s ability to perform activities of daily living. Therapy can be provided from young children to older adults.

Office Location — 

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OMNIA HEALTH ALLIANCE — 

The state’s leading health insurance company, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, has formed the OMNIA Health Alliance to connect patients with doctors and hospitals throughout New Jersey who are working together to enhance the patient experience, deliver high-quality care, and drive down costs in the process

OMNIA Health Plans — 

Our new OMNIA Health Plans give you the flexibility to visit any New Jersey health care professional in our broad Managed Care Network, but you’ll save the most with OMNIA Tier 1 doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals—including lower premiums, lower deductibles, lower copayments, and lower out-of-pocket costs.

OMNIA PLANS — 

Health plans for individuals, families, and groups focused on delivering an enhanced experience that can cost less. OMNIA Plans feature innovative tools and an emphasis on a proactive, team-oriented approach to your health.

OMNIA TIER 1 — 

OMNIA Health Plan members enjoy lower premiums, lower deductibles, lower copayments, and lower out-of-pocket costs with OMNIA Tier 1 doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals, including the OMNIA Health Alliance. You also have the flexibility to visit any Tier 2 health care professional in our broad Managed Care Network for a higher out-of-pocket cost

Oncology — 

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

Open Magnetic Resonance Imaging — 

Open magnetic resonance imaging (Open MRI) is a diagnostic imaging modality that uses magnetic and radiofrequencyfields to image body tissue non-invasively. These radiofrequency emissions are received and images are constructed that represent the tissue being analyzed and the environment surrounding it. MRI uses no ionizing radiation andis unimpeded by bone. It is designed to identify anatomical abnormalities and to provide information on the characteristics of tissue. This unit is designed to facilitate larger and claustrophobic patients. It is generally open on at least two sides.

Ophthalmology — 

A specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the eye.

Optometry — 

A specialty focusing on the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of disorders of the eye and vision care.

Oral Surgery — 

A specialty focusing on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the mouth and lower jaw.

Orthopedics — 

A specialty focusing on the restoration and preservation of form and function of the extremities and associated structures.

Orthotics & Prosthetics — 

Orthotics involves the design, fabrication and fitting of orthoses (braces or splints) Prosthetics intended to protect a painful part of the body or improve the function of a weakened extremity. Prosthetics involves the design, fabrication and fitting of prosthetics (artificial limbs) intended to replace a portion of the body that has been lost through amputation or was absent at birth.

Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine — 

A specialty focusing on the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system, nervous system and related structures; utilizing all accepted medical management including the use of manipulative treatment.

Otolaryngology — 

A specialty focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ear, nose and throat.

TIER 2 — 

Tier 2 refers to our broad Managed Care Network, the largest network of doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals in New Jersey. While OMNIA Health Plan members enjoy lower premiums, lower deductibles, lower copayments, and lower out-of-pocket costs with OMNIA Tier 1 doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals, including the OMNIA Health Alliance, you also have the flexibility to visit any Tier 2 health care professional in our broad Managed Care Network for a higher out-of-pocket cost.

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