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Published by Lilo H. Stainton on NJ Spotlight At NJ Spotlight Roundtable, consumer advocates and stakeholders debate and discuss finding an equitable way solve this nettlesome problem. Consumer advocates, insurance companies, hospitals, and physicians believe it is high time for New Jersey to do more to protect patients against surprise bills from out-of-network healthcare providers. […]

Published in Quality Institute , Surprise Billing

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First published by Bob Sapatkin on Philly.com : http://bit.ly/2jvz49j With a looming Tuesday deadline to sign up for insurance subsidized under the Affordable Care Act this year, consumers face all the usual fine-print complexities, plus new questions raised by the repeal-and-replace tumult in Washington.  Chief among them: Will my health coverage – or the subsidy that […]

Published in Affordable Care Act , Health Insurance , Health care policy issues

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Published by Katie Jennings on www.politicopro.com.  A state audit released earlier this week found issues with the provider directories of insurers that offer coverage to low-income New Jerseyans through the Medicaid managed care program. The Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services within the state Department of Human Services is supposed to monitor the provider […]

Published in Medicaid , Administration

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Published by Brad Wadlow on myCentralJersey.com The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, released a poll exploring how New Jersey residents feel about “telehealth,” which allows patients to use video calls, text and other technology […]

Published in Quality Institute , Access to care

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Published in the Asbury Park Press. A new poll has found that only 16 percent of New Jerseyans have ever used an electronic device to receive medical care from a doctor or other medical profession. But given the results of the poll, which solicited consumers’ views about utilizing telemedicine for various types of care, and […]

Published in Access to care , NJ News

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As New Jersey’s legislators continue efforts to regulate telehealth, a recent survey finds that most of the state’s residents haven’t used it. And two-thirds of those surveyed aren’t aware of the benefits or aren’t interested. Published on mHealthIntelligence. Healthcare providers looking to launch a telehealth platform should be reminded to first make sure their potential […]

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Published by Kathleen O’Brien on NJ.com. Although most New Jersey residents have never received medical care via their cellphones or computers, they would be comfortable getting their care that way – especially if that meant longer visits, shorter wait times, or lower cost, according to a new poll. Nearly four out of five poll respondents […]

Published in Access to care

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January 12, 2017 6:41 PM By Cleve Bryan on CBS Philly CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — The Republican-controlled Congress took a major step towards delivering one of President-elect Donald Trump’s major campaign promises, but one Democratic senator from New Jersey doesn’t think his Republican colleagues have a better plan. They have kick-started efforts to repeal and […]

Published in Affordable Care Act

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