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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 […]

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Published by Steven Porter in Healthleaders Media Maryland and New Jersey passed laws designed to help stabilize their health insurance markets. As the federal government continues to denounce the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and neutralize some of its requirements, certain states are responding with countermeasures of their own. New Jersey lawmakers sent a bill Thursday to Gov. […]

Published in Affordable Care Act , Health Insurance

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Published by Lilo H. Stainton on NJ Spotlight. Lawmakers try to protect patients from unexpected healthcare charges but the partial fix they propose is opposed by physicians. Support from the new governor and Assembly leadership has jumpstarted a decade-old debate on how to reduce the impact of out-of-network medical bills on New Jersey residents, despite […]

Published in Surprise Billing , Health Insurance

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Published by Don Sapatkin on Philly.com. For New Jersey, the GOP health-care proposals in Washington could mean more than budgetary chaos and a million people going without insurance. The state could wind up with a higher share of uninsured residents than places like Alabama and Mississippi. The main reason: New Jersey long has worked to make coverage accessible […]

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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 […]

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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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Originally published by Anjalee Khemlani on NJBiz.com. At last, New Jersey wasn’t at the top of the list of “most expensive places for” something. That was one of the biggest takeaways industry experts noticed about the 2017 Affordable Care Act marketplace enrollment numbers in the state, released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services […]

Published in Affordable Care Act , Health Insurance , Access to care , Eligibility and Enrollment

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