Published in NJBIZ. If you had any doubt about whether or not health care spending is increasing in the state, here’s some sobering statistics to digest. According to an exclusive analysis of New Jersey health costs from 2012-2016 conducted by the Health Care Cost Institute and commissioned by the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, health care spending […]

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Published in ROI-NJ. The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute released a new study of health care costs — and their unyielding double-digit increase year-over-year — in a new report in collaboration with the national Health Care Cost Institute. The study covers data from 2012 to 2016 and includes employee-sponsored insurance from UnitedHealth Group, Aetna, Humana, and Kaiser Permanente. The results are […]

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Published by NJ Spotlight. More people in Garden State have access to insurance because of Affordable Care Act but there’s no consensus on how to protect the benefits. New Jersey has made strides in expanding and strengthening health insurance coverage in recent years but protecting those gains and addressing the rising cost of care long-term […]

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Published by ROI-NJ on October 8th. It’s time for our first ROI Influencers Health Care list. It’s just like the old power list we used to put together … well, except that everything has changed. We’re at a new publication — and the health care world we cover appears to be changing just as dramatically. A new administration […]

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Published on Asbury Park Press.com. New Jersey doctors and hospitals are increasingly paid based on quality, but patients aren’t getting the care they need to prevent illnesses and bigger bills down the road, a report released Tuesday said. Despite incentives to promote good health, the report by Catalyst for Payment Reform found New Jersey has fewer vaccinations, more C-section deliveries and […]

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Published by U.S. 1 Princeton Info. Good doctors and hospitals alone are not what keep people well and help them recover when they are ill. “So much about health and what it takes to be healthy is more than the medical system and straight medical care,” says Linda Schwimmer, president and CEO of NJ Healthcare […]

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Published by NJ Spotlight New Jersey lawmakers are pushing the state to modernize and improve its system for determining who is eligible to receive Medicaid and getting people enrolled, a process that has undergone some upgrades but is still criticized as burdensome and inefficient for both patients and administrators. The Senate Budget Committee will review […]

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Published by NJ Spotlight Data Dashboard, open to all, is aimed at making information more accessible and should help with decisions about allocating funds medicaid patients Healthcare advocates, policy organizations, government officials, and curious patients can better explore public data related to New Jersey’s Medicaid program, thanks to a website the state has established to […]

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