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Published by Anjalee Khemlani The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance has extended the premium filing deadline for health insurers to July 18, from the original deadline of Wednesday. Health insurers in the state were scrambling Monday to understand the implications of stalled risk adjustment payments announced over the weekend, even as Wednesday’s state […]

Published in Health Insurance , Medicaid

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Posted in, written by The Times of Trenton Editorial Board Like most Americans, you probably hope that when your time is up, you’ll die peacefully in your home, surrounded by loved ones and far away from beeping hospital machines, invasive treatments and the rigid schedules of hospital routine. If you live in the Garden […]

Published in Uncategorized , Conversation of Your Life

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Published by Michael L. Diamond in the Asbury Park Press. New Jersey hospitals will try to reduce their high C-section rates by 10 percent during the next year in part by educating nurses and adding non-medical childbirth experts known as doulas, health officials said Monday. The project is designed to prevent unnecessary cesarean sections, which expose women to […]

Published in Maternity

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Published by Nicole Leonard, Press of Atlantic City Only a few New Jersey hospitals are fully meeting maternity and childbirth health-care goals, according to a new national report. The 2018 Maternity Care Report released Tuesday by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit patient advocacy group, revealed while a handful of state hospitals excel at reducing […]

Published in The Leapfrog Group , Leapfrog , Patient safety

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