Medicaid 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 reporting; improved detection of fraud, abuse, and inappropriate care; reduction in medication costs through electronic drug list access and generic substitution; using administrative data to improve provider efficiency and effectiveness; coordination with public health efforts to ensure accurate and efficient population tracking and monitoring; and using the Medicaid Managed Care contracting process to promote HIT and HIE.