Notice of Non-Discrimination

Horizon NJ Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate against nor does it exclude people or treat them differently on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation or health status in the administration of the plan, including enrollment and benefit determinations.

Horizon NJ Health provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as qualified sign language interpreters and information written in other languages.

Contacting Member Services
Please call Member Services at 1-800-682-9090 (TTY/TDD 711) or the phone number on the back of your member ID card, if you need the free aids and services noted above and for all other Member Services issues, including:

  • Claim, benefits or enrollment inquiries
  • TLost/stolen ID cards
  • Address changes
  • Any other inquiry related to your benefits or health plan

Filing a Section 1557 Grievance
If you believe that Horizon NJ Health has failed to provide the free communication aids and services or discriminated on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, or disability, you can file a discrimination complaint also known as a Section 1557 Grievance. Horizon NJ Health’s Civil Rights Coordinator can be reached by calling the Member Services number on the back of your member ID card or by writing to the following address:

Horizon NJ Health – Civil Rights Coordinator
PO Box 10194
Newark, NJ 07101

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

Office for Civil Rights Headquarters
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200
Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019 o 1-800-537-7697
(TDD)

OCR Complaint forms are available at www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.