Archive for Tag: Department of Human Services

DeCroce bill tackling Medicaid costs, prescription prices clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Greater financial transparency is needed to lower Medicaid costs for taxpayers and prescription drug prices for beneficiaries, says Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce. A bill she sponsors requiring pharmacy benefit managers working within the Medicaid program to disclose certain financial information to the N.J. Department of Human Services...

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Dancer bill package protecting vulnerable seniors from financial, physical abuse clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Aging and Senior Services Committee voted to release a package of bills, sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, that would create stronger laws to protect vulnerable senior citizens from financial exploitation, physical abuse and neglect. “The Covid-19 public health crisis further exposed the unfortunate vulnerabilities...

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