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WebHealth. Every New Jerseyan, regardless of their income, race, or zip code, has the right to lead a healthy life. That starts with quality health coverage. Explore this Issue. Immigrants' Rights. Immigrants are …

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New Jersey Can Act Now to Make Health Care More …

WebThe Health Insurance Assessment (HIA) is a federal fee on health insurance companies that was established in 2014 to help fund …

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GetCoveredNJ: How New Jersey’s State-Based …

WebHealth coverage for all New Jerseyans is essential for protecting public health, especially during a global health crisis. The …

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The New “Easy Enrollment” Program will Lower Barriers to …

WebNew Jersey took an important step towards improving access to health care when Governor Murphy signed legislation (A674/S1646) creating the Easy Enrollment …

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New Jersey’s Uninsured: Getting the Garden State Covered

WebOpen enrollment for the New Jersey health insurance marketplace, GetCoveredNJ, officially began on November 1 st for the 2022 coverage year. [i] With …

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It’s Time for All Kids Health Coverage

WebCitizen children who exceed the income eligibility level for NJFC at 355 percent of the federal poverty level and for the Marketplace at 400 percent of the federal poverty level are also denied any subsidized …

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Shining a Light on New Jersey’s FY 2022 Budget

WebReproductive Health Services. All New Jersey families have the right to determine the best health care plan for them to thrive. This includes having access to …

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Health Care for All New Jersey Kids

WebNJPP’s report identifies 10 actions the state should take to make healthcare coverage through NJ FamilyCare accessible to all children, including: Stop excluding children because of their immigration …

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Breaking Down Governor Murphy’s FY 2023 Budget Proposal

WebFor younger students, New Jersey’s investment in pre-kindergarten education continues to grow steadily. Governor Murphy’s budget proposes $991.9 million …

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Strengthen and Expand New Jersey’s Earned Sick Days Law

WebIncluding per diem health care employees (removes their previous carve-out from coverage). Changing employers’ ability to require a doctor’s note on the third …

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Budget Breakdown: Everything You Need to Know About the FY …

WebHealth Insurance Assessment While technically passed before the budget deadline, this revenue raiser replaces the recently repealed federal fee on health …

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It’s Still Time for All Kids Coverage

WebPublished on Jun 9, 2022 in Health. In 2021, Governor Murphy announced the Cover All Kids initiative, a set of policies and actions aiming to ensure universal health …

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People Pay, Hospitals Profit: Rising Prices Drive High Health Care

WebWhile the state’s Office of Health Care Affordability and Transparency has spearheaded a new benchmark program to rein in the growth of health care costs with …

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New Jersey Should Prioritize the Health of Kids and Families in the …

WebBeyond health insurance, providing support to escape deep poverty is key to children’s and family health. NJPP encourages the Department to consider how to …

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Slow Down: Horizon’s Restructuring Plan Raises Red Flags

WebPublished on Dec 11, 2020 in Health. In the final weeks before the holidays, New Jersey lawmakers have introduced a new bill with an old goal: the corporate …

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The COVID-19 Crisis Proves the Point: New Jersey Needs More …

WebPrior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Murphy’s FY 2021 budget proposal relied on healthy economic growth and adequate resources to fund new …

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What’s Included, and Missing, in Gov. Murphy’s FY 2022 Budget …

WebThis budget proposes increasing funding for the program by $10 million to $279 million, covering more people and costs. Further funding increases and reforms …

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Friday Facts and Figures: July 8, 2022

WebFederal health care subsidies are about to expire. By Louis DiPaolo, Erica Boland. Published on Jul 8, 2022 in General . Friday Facts and Figures is a weekly …

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