Archive for Tag: health benefits

Governor signed DeCroce bill capping out-of-pocket prescription costs

TRENTON, N.J. – With the governor’s signature, a bill (A2431) sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, capping out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs was signed into law. “Many people with high-cost-sharing plans don’t take vital medications prescribed by their doctors because they can’t afford their co-pays,” said DeCroce (R-Morris). “The result is...

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Lawmakers vote to cap out-of-pocket prescription costs

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation capping out-of-pocket expenses for prescription drugs earned Assembly approval today. Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce sponsors the bill (A2431) limiting a patient’s share to $150 or $250 a month depending on the health benefit plan level. “Many people with high-cost-sharing plans don’t take vital medications prescribed by...

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