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First published by Susan K. Livio on NJ.com TRENTON — The majority of New Jersey voters believe insurance should cover birth control supplies and Planned Parenthood should continue receiving Medicaid reimbursement for family planning and other women’s health services, according to a poll released by Rutgers University Wednesday. The poll lands at a pivotal time […]

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

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Originally published on NewsWorks.org:  http://bit.ly/2snZZeX Many in New Jersey want to maintain federal and state funding for women’s reproductive health services for lower-income women, according to to a new poll of registered voters. A majority of those polled also support the American Care Act requirements related to such services, found the New Jersey Health Care […]

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Published on The Observer by Alyana Alfaro. Most New Jersey voters support federal and state funding to low-cost women’s health centers including Planned Parenthood, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Wednesday. Nearly 78 percent of voters surveyed said they support health care funding for lower-income women, 84 percent said Medicaid should continue funding Planned Parenthood […]

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First published on NorthJersey.com by Laurel Pickering: https://njersy.co/2s0uAyO New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania have recently done New Jersey a favor. The state’s neighbors have flashed a warning sign that the Garden State would do well to notice.  In the past month, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania health insurers taking part in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) […]

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No one who enters a hospital for care expects to be harmed or sickened accidentally. Unfortunately, preventable errors and mishaps are all too common, occurring during one in six hospital admissions and killing at least 500 people a day in the U.S. The Leapfrog Group released today the first-ever analysis of the 2016 Leapfrog Hospital […]

Published in The Leapfrog Group , Leapfrog , Patient safety

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First published by NJ Spotlight’s Joel C. Cantor: http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/17/06/05/opinion-communities-matter-for-better-health/ JOEL C. CANTOR | JUNE 6, 2017 As the national health reform debate grinds on, we should not forget that communities also matter for better health These are uncertain times for health-policy watchers, not to mention for people who depend on affordable health insurance and healthcare services. […]

Published in Affordable Care Act , Quality Institute , Mayors Wellness Campaign , Medicaid , Health care policy issues

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Originally published by HealthDoers May 2017: Enhancing Care Delivery by Deepening Patient-Provider Relationships and Developing Community Partnerships HealthDoers Is Improving the Way We Share News and Updates We’ve heard you! The sheer volume of communications you are receiving is challenging, and we want to help cut down on the noise. In an effort to better inform you about events, information, and […]

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Published by Lilo H. Stainton on NJ Spotlight. Patient, business advocates call for ‘two-pronged approach’ that melds transparency and mechanism to resolve disputes over surprise charges Hoping to jump-start what they consider a comprehensive reform, a diverse group of healthcare and business advocates have called on Democratic leaders to vote this week on a long-debated […]

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Democrats outraged, Republicans lukewarm, Gov. Christie ‘concerned’ about proposal for massive cuts to Medicaid Published on NJ Spotlight by Lilo H. Stainton. President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal would significantly reduce spending on Medicaid, medical research, local healthcare programs, food aid, and other social welfare programs — cuts that advocates said present significant challenges for […]

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