Healthcare


Executive Order Is No Substitute for Obamacare Repeal, Experts Say

A executive order promised by President Donald Trump to increase competition in the health insurance market is no substitute for repealing Obamacare, according to conservative health policy experts. Thwarted by the Senate on health care legislation, the president is turning toward executive power to at least partially fulfill a key campaign promise. He told reporters […]


Frustrated Trump threatens executive action on health care

Stymied by Congress and, arguably, his failure to manage difficult-to-corral congressional leaders, President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to threaten executive action on health care: – Since Congress can't get its act together on HealthCare, I will be using the power of the pen to give great HealthCare to many people – […]

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Lance: N.J. constituents “cannot afford” Bernie’s single-payer plan

Bernie Sanders (D-VT) claims the support of 17 Democrats for his single-payer health care bill, Save Jerseyans, but it seems more likely to be on the Democrat platform in 2020 than on President Trump’s desk anytime soon. Republicans are pushing back all the same. “Senator Sanders’ single-payer health care plan is one that my constituents […]

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Booker (D-Twitter) discovers South Jersey during #JerseyRoadTrip (but is still clueless about the ACA)

Since late July, Save Jerseyans, Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter) has been touring the state on what is being called the “21 county Jersey road trip.” In typical Booker form, he and his staff are extensively chronicling his moves on social media. They’ve even created a special hash tag (#JerseyRoadTrip) to document all the photo ops… err… “highlights” from the important […]

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OPINION: Leonard Lance Needs a Clearer View of the Contact Lens Debate

I have always been a big fan of Rep. Leonard Lance. In fact, just a couple of months ago, I wrote on this very website about his principled stand on Internet privacy. But it is my belief that his stance on a new Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rule will allow consumers to continue to be […]

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Telling It Straight: Shame On These Cowards!

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — Let’s tell it like it is. The entrenched Republicans in the U. S. Senate are in the process of making fools of themselves. And the biggest culprits are the Futile Four who sank the latest effort to replace and replace Obamacare: Whiny Susan Collins, Picky Rand Paul, […]

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Christie could slam Horizon credit rating with plan to grab cash, S&P says

TRENTON — Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s “stable” credit outlook could be undermined by Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to force the insurance carrier to share its capital reserves, according to a new ratings agency report. Standard & Poor’s sees many reasons why Horizon should maintain its “A” rating and stable outlook. The […]


Trump May Love Winning But Republicans Remain Averse To It!

Let’s discuss the American Health Care Act (AHCA) disaster  in a little greater detail, Save Jerseyans, since there’s a lot of blame (and misinformation) going around. First and foremost, the American Health Care Act would’ve repealed only certain parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, a/k/a/ “Obamacare”) and replaced other parts of the Affordable Care Act to get […]

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THUNDER ROAD: Smith, LoBiondo Join Lance in Opposing Ryan’s AHCA

Leonard Lance (R, NJ-07) isn’t the only N.J. GOP Congressman that’s planning to vote against the AHCA, aka Ryancare or “Trumpcare” on Thursday, Save Jerseyans. “I appreciate Vice President Pence, Speaker Ryan and the House Republican leadership for considering these serious concerns during our recent meetings on this proposal. Unfortunately, the changes outlined do not […]

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Cory Booker Wants You to Forget the Past 8+ Years

Our friend Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter) has a short memory, Save Jerseyans. Over the weekend, Booker decried the American Healthcare Act, which is the new Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, as “bad policy,” telling CNN’s Jake Tapper “The Republicans cannot just force this down our throats..” Let’s all just stop and have a […]

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Piscopo: No Teacher, Police Income Tax in Exchange for Higher Benefits Payments

That’s what he told NJ Advance Media over the weekend, Save Jerseyans. And it’s a plan that’s sure to raise eyebrows should former SNL comedian and present day radio host Joe Piscopo jump into this year’s gubernatorial race. According to NJ Advance Media, Piscopo believes exempting firefighters, police, state troopers and teachers from state income […]

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