Archive for Tag: Medicaid

Horizon’s payoff to the state should be dedicated to affordable health care, says Wirths

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Hal Wirths questioned why the $600 million going to the state in the Horizon bill (A5119) is not being used to lower costs for customers. “If Horizon is a nonprofit and has that much money leftover in the first place, premiums and rates should be...

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Dancer bills designed to increase support and services for youth with developmental disabilities

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer recently introduced two bills to increase support for youth with developmental disabilities by establishing new clinical training and expanding a state agency. “More can be done to help families and youth with developmental disabilities,” said Dancer (R-Ocean). “From their healthcare to community-based services,...

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Bramnick bill to support healthier expectant mothers and babies passes Senate

TRENTON, N.J. –The state Senate voted unanimously in favor of legislation sponsored by Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick that improves the health of pregnant women and babies by expanding Medicaid coverage for group prenatal care services. “Women need our support to ensure the best outcomes for both mom and...

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