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Published in NorthJersey.com By Salvador Rizzo and Mary Jo Layton The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said New Jersey should repay the federal government $32.2 million after a federal audit found medical records and other documents missing when state officials submitted claims for Medicaid reimbursement. The findings, detailed in a report obtained by The […]

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The Leapfrog Group’s fearless leader, Leah Binder, has yet again taken a top spot in Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list. This marks Leah’s 7th year on the list, an amazing accomplishment. Leah was also among Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women in Healthcare this year, as well. Laurel Pickering, MPH, President & CEO of Northeast Business […]

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Published in Health Affairs By Joan Randell As the July issue of Health Affairs recognized, Medicaid has become a hotbed for health care transformation, with states increasingly turning to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and medical homes to reduce costs and improve care delivery in their Medicaid programs. New Jersey joined the ranks in July by certifying […]

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Published in NorthJersey.com By Lindy Washburn The state’s largest health insurance company and organizations representing doctors and hospitals have held private discussions over the summer about legislation to protect consumers from surprise medical bills. They haven’t hammered out a compromise yet over the toughest issue — how to determine how much to pay a provider who […]

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Published by The Society of Behavioral Medicine Suzanne M. Miller, PhD, has been appointed the next editor-in-chief of Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy, Research, a journal of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Translational Behavioral Medicine (TBM) fills a unique and important niche by bringing actionable science to practitioners and patients and by prompting debate on policy […]

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Pennington, NJ – On August 19, 2015, the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute announced that Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, will be joining the Quality Institute Leadership Council.  The Leadership Council is the highest level of membership at the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute. Its members meet with […]

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Published in NJ.com By Kathleen O’Brien More than 29,000 New Jersey residents – most of them young adults – took advantage of a deadline extension to buy health insurance policies through the federal exchange, according to figures provided by Washington. Nationwide, they are part of the nearly million people who signed up for insurance, bringing […]

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Published in The Record By Lindy Washburn Three insurers that sold health coverage this year to about 135,000 New Jersey residents through the federal Affordable Care Act are asking the state to approve double-digit price hikes for 2016. Price boosts also could be in the offing for the two other companies that participated in the HealthCare.gov […]

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Published in Philly.com By W. Douglas Tynan, Ph.D., ABPP, American Psychological Association Although one in five children in the United States suffers from a diagnosable mental health disorder, only 21 percent of affected children actually receive needed treatment, according to The American Academy of Pediatrics. Mental well-being is a part of your child’s overall health and […]

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