Tag: care

CHAOS: Federal auditor blasts New Jersey’s oversight of long-term care residents’ Medicaid benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A scathing new report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s Office of Inspector General concludes that New Jersey’s oversight of long-term care facilities has been worse than previously reported. According to the report released Read More

A DEADLY DECISION? N.J. ordered long-term care facilities to take COVID-19 residents

TRENTON, N.J. – Roughly half of New Jersey’s reported COVID-19 deaths have occured in long-term facilities. The death toll stood at 4,691 as of Friday.  The situation is made even more alarming now that a March 31, 2020 letter has Read More

Testa calls on Trenton to stop investing pension funds with Chinese pharma firm

VINELAND, N.J. – The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Americans – and some New Jersey politicians – to rexamine the wisdom of allowing China to serve a leading role in the pharmaceutical industry. State Senator Mike Testa Jr. (R-1) joined the Read More

ANALYSIS: N.J. ranked worst U.S. state for healthcare access even as it becomes a COVID-19 hot spot

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey’s over-regulated health care system provides worst-in-America health care access according to the results of a new study from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.  The study’s pre-release – designed to inform state policymakers at Read More

Free Market Friendly Ways to Increase Healthcare Access in Response to COVID-19 | Jedynak

By Erica Jedynak _ In light of COVID-19’s impact on New Jersey, it is critical that policymakers continue to take steps to ensure timely access to affordable health care. Governor Murphy and lawmakers can respond to the concerns of New Read More

Medical Costs Transparency: As Clear as Peanut Butter | Singleton

By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD _ What if purchasing medical products and services were like buying peanut butter? Grocery stores have several brands and varieties: smooth, chunky, old-fashioned, natural, organic, no added sugar, reduced fat, no-stir, and pre-mixed with Read More

NJ-03: 104 electeds (over age 55) sign letter obliterating anti-MacArthur health care smears

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — Under withering attack from his Democrat opponent Andy Kim and the Media on the health care front, Republican Congressman Tom MacArthur received the support of 104 officials from Burlington and Ocean counties on Friday afternoon. The Read More

TK2 says Murphy’s new healthcare savings are “modest,” pushes for larger overhaul

TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy and the public sector unions were crowing a bit on Monday after announcing modest reforms to the public employee health care system, changes expected to generate somewhere around $500 million in savings over two Read More