Tag: insurance

Murphy Democrats Give Millennials Another Reason to Leave New Jersey

By: Alex Cucciniello  _ As if millennials and other young people needed more reasons to flee New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy is about to give them another one. He is ready to sign legislation recreating the Obamacare health insurance penalty Read More

Obamacare sticker shock: Horizon customers to pay 24 percent more in N.J. next year

Obamacare sticker shock: Horizon customers to pay 24 percent more in N.J. next year TRENTON — New Jersey residents who bought their own health coverage from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield through the Affordable Care Act will pay an average Read More

Christie goes hard-left, signs bills mandating transgender surgery coverage, bathroom access

Chris Christie just became one of the country’s most far-left governors on issues pertaining to “transgender rights,” Save Jerseyans. The nominally Republican governor signed two bills on Friday. The first (A4652) bars school districts from compelling transgender students to use Read More

OP-ED: Reforming flood program ensures government is more responsive to the people it serves

Nearly five years ago, Superstorm Sandy devastated the Jersey shore and forever changed its landscape. Ocean County — my home — was the epicenter of the storm, and half of all New Jersey Sandy flood claims happened here. An estimated Read More

After trying to raid its surplus, Christie nominates long-time friend Brown for Horizon’s board

Governor Chris Christie is proposing his long-time friend Michele Brown to sit on the board of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Save Jerseyans. The Friday morning announcement comes shortly after Christie sought legislative support to seize the insurer’s Read More

Assembly will not support Christie plan to raid Horizon reserves for drug treatment

TRENTON — Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Tuesday “there is no appetite” in his House to pass a bill Gov. Chris Christie wants that would take $300 million from the state’s largest insurance company’s coffers to fund drug treatment programs. Read More

Christie expands public worker fertility insurance coverage to include lesbians

TRENTON – Lesbians and other people who want to use non-conventional means to conceive a child are entitled to insurance coverage for fertility treatments if they work for state government or the public schools, under a measure Gov. Chris Christie Read More