Tag Archives: New Jersey

  • State Legislators Take Action to Protect Consumers from Surprise Billing

    Consumer out-of-pocket spending on health care costs, including “surprise” medical bills – often incurred for costly, out-of-network care — is on the rise and state lawmakers are responding with legislation to protect consumers. Surprise bills happen when consumers receive unexpected charges for medical care that they assumed would be comprehensively covered by their insurance plans. […]

    September 18, 2018 | Filed under: Front Page, Insurance Legislation, State Health Policy Blog
  • 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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: New Jersey
  • This paper summarizes the results of a conference in Albany, New York in November 1994 that brought together representatives from the four current and former “all payer” rate setting states of Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. State-based prospective hospital rate setting has declined from its former position as “the center of the policy […]

    April 25, 2012 | Filed under: Payment Reform, Publications
  • Children in the Vanguard

    Children in the Vanguard is an initiative of the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) that focuses on children’s coverage in the context of health care reform. Under this initiative, NASHP brings together state Medicaid, CHIP and Title V officials with advocates from a diverse group of states in a collaborative learning network to […]

    June 27, 2011 | Filed under: Children's Health, Maps
  • This report, prepared by NASHP for the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, summarizes how leading states analyze state and federal race/ethnicity data in strategic plans and reports aimed at reducing racial and ethnic disparities in health status and health care. It features Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and […]

  • This report summarizes how leading states that participate in the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) and their clients use hospital discharge data on patient race/ethnicity to inform state health care disparities reduction activities. The report features California, Florida, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin HCUP Partners, but also notes activity in Connecticut, Georgia, 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 […]

    April 13, 2010 | Filed under: New Jersey