Tax reform creates $550M windfall for Horizon

President Donald Trump’s federal tax reform has given the state’s largest health insurer a windfall of $550 million, at least half of which it plans to immediately share with its 3.8 million members. Horizon Blue...

Investment group aims to help minority community profit from legal marijuana

The echoes of many New Jersey investors can be heard when LaQuay L. Juel talks about potential for the state’s cannabis industry to be a windfall. But the acoustics are different when he speaks of...

Healthlink helps clients work with health care system, lowering costs and stress

Lorie Gardner would not accept one doctor’s hesitancy to perform a life-saving procedure on her 92-year-old client. “So, I did the research and found a top doctor who would,” Gardner said. “My client had three...

Grewal creates office to fight opioid crisis

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has created an office within the Office of the Attorney General that is devoted to fighting the ongoing opioid addiction problem, he announced Thursday. The Office of the New Jersey Coordinator...

Celgene, NJII to team up on cell therapy tech training

Celgene Corp. and the New Jersey Innovation Institute are teaming up to train the biopharmaceutical company’s workers to manufacture next-gen cell therapy technologies, the two announced Thursday. Celgene, based in Summit, will be producing the...

Merck paying $394M for Australian oncology firm

Merck has signed a definitive agreement to acquire an Australian company focused on immunotherapy treatments for a range of cancers, the two pharmaceutical firms announced Wednesday. Merck, known as MSD outside the United States, will...

Innophos names SVP and chief HR officer

Innophos Holdings Inc., the Cranbury-based producer of specialty ingredient solutions, has added a new chief human resources officer, it announced recently. In his new role as senior vice president and chief HR officer, Robert Sklans,...

In a legal first, Camden County files racketeering suit against OxyContin makers

Camden County is joining the legal fight against the opioid epidemic — but with an unprecedented argument. The county is filing a racketeering lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies, as well as naming three individuals of...

AmeriHealth offering Narcan for free to some members

AmeriHealth New Jersey and its affiliates, including Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, will be offering a drug overdose reversal drug for free to some members beginning March 1. Commercially insured individuals and business members with...

2 from N.J. make Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For

A pair of New Jersey companies have made this year’s Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, according to the publication. The two are health care provider Atlantic Health System, ranked No. 74, and...

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