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Horizon’s new cost-cutting plan raises fear that trips to chiropractor may be limited

By Susan K. Livio | NJ Advance Media for

Armed with data that says New Jerseyans are among the most frequent users of chiropractic care and physical therapy in the nation, the state’s largest health insurance company says it intends to team up with a national claims reviewer to scrutinize patient bills in the coming year.

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey sent out letters in the past week to the thousands of licensed acupuncturists, chiropractors and occupational, physical and speech therapists to alert them to the company’s proposed partnership with American Specialty Health Network, a national utilization review company.

For full, printable story, click here:  Star Ledger Article on Horizon/ASHN

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