New Jersey

State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • New Jersey Medicaid Medical Home Demonstration Project New Jersey’s governor signed P.L. 2010, c.74 into law in September 2010 to establish a three-year medical home demonstration. The legislation, unanimously passed by the legislature, directed the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Service (DMAHS) to develop the demonstration in partnership with the state’s Medicaid managed care […]

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    April 13, 2014 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • In New Jersey: As of July 1, 2011, there were 1,098,608 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 853,645 of whom were enrolled four Medicaid-only MCOs (as of September 2014, five MCOs participate in the state’s Medicaid program). Physical, behavioral, and oral health benefits are provided to Medicaid beneficiaries through the state’s Family Care managed […]

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    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – New Jersey  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – New Jersey  2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – New Jersey  2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – New Jersey  Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the New Jersey NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: New Jersey […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • New Jersey’s P.L. 2011, Ch. 114 was signed into law in August 2011 creating the New Jersey Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Demonstration Project. Regulations for the demonstration were released in eraly 2013. The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, a coalition of business, hospital, health care provider, and consumer stakeholders, proposed the creation of Medicaid […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • New Jersey’s HIT targets include: improving quality of care for Medicaid recipients; improved chronic and preventive care; reducing medication errors; coordinating and integrating care/improving access to clinical information; quality monitoring and program improvement; improving efficiency and saving costs for Medicaid agencies; clinical data HIE; better automation of the prior approval process; improved quality measurement and […]

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    April 13, 2010 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • NJ-HITEC will charge providers subsidized fees to sustain the REC, the (ARRA) EHR loan fund will provide working capital, and grants and donations will be sought from consultants, vendors, large providers, employers and payers. Refer to pages 165-173 of the state Strategic Plan.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • In New Jersey, the state has ultimate responsibility for the operation of statewide HIE. The New Jersey Health Information Technology Commission (an independent commission within the Department of Health and Senior Services) and the State Coordinator, Office for e-HIT are to ensure state resources are used to perform HIE governance functions. Refer to pages 121-130 […]

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • New Jersey’s HIE Strategic Plan offers a vision of government leadership and government coordination of the state’s health information exchange efforts.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • In 2004, the New Jersey Patient Safety Act (P.L. 2004, c9) was signed into law. The statute was designed to improve patient safety in hospitals and other health care facilities by establishing a medical error reporting system.  Events must be reported to the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.  The system promotes comprehensive […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: New Jersey