Archive for the ‘New Jersey Health Insurance’ Category

Health Care May Decrease Significantly for Illegal Immigrants

Posted on: December 14th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Health care reform is setting up a tough situation when it comes to health care for the 11 million illegal immigrants throughout the nation.  As more people become insured through the individual mandate, clinics and hospitals may become overwhelmed and start turning away people who cannot afford to pay. Unfortunately, this falls heavily on illegal […]

Health Plan Rankings for New York and New Jersey

Posted on: May 29th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

J.D. Power and Associates ranked health plans in the state of New York and lumped it together with New Jersey.  The award recipient for these states was Independent Health Association which received an impressive rating of five for overall experience.  It received a five in all categories which includes coverage and benefits, provider choice, information […]

New Jersey Health Insurance Has FamilyCare

Posted on: October 28th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

New Jersey, along with the rest of America, has a large population of low-income families struggling to pay for quality health care.  Health insurance plans in NJ can be costly, especially for families with multiple children.  The state recognizes that quality health care should be available to all residents so they have the NJ FamilyCare […]

Private Health Insurance NJ: ER Relief

Posted on: June 5th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Private health insurance NJ plans often cover expenses incurred in the emergency room with affordable copays.  This makes it easier for consumers to visit the ER when they need assistance.  This is good overall, but congested ERs in New Jersey are popping up and this needs to be addressed. Long waits in ERs throughout New […]

Health Insurance Plans NJ: Medicaid Overhaul

Posted on: May 27th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

New Jersey health insurance is undergoing a Medicaid overhaul which may affect thousands of residents.  According to the article “NY Health Officials Unveil Medicaid Overhaul” by Josh Lederman on Forbes.com, residents can expect to see some big changes to their Medicaid health plans. New Jersey health officials are working towards tightening the eligibility requirements for […]

New Jersey Health Insurance Ranking

Posted on: October 18th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

The nonprofit National Committee for Quality Insurance ranked some of the best New Jersey health plans throughout the state based on the article by Warren Boroson on NewJerseyNewsRoom.com.  The rankings are published in Consumer Report next month and encompass 49 measures such as colon-cancer screening and mental health care.  This is extremely useful information for […]

New Jersey Health Insurance Pilot Program

Posted on: March 8th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

The five largest New Jersey health insurance companies and five physician groups have launched a pilot program to reduce administrative costs by allowing hospitals and physicians to communicate directly with health plans and address administrative tasks through a web portal. The pilot is sponsored by AHIP and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.  If the […]

Health Insurance Reform: Surtax on Rich?

Posted on: July 10th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

The article “Suddenly Health Insurance Reform Is Not Affordable” by Armen Hareyan on emaxhealth.com discusses some concerns over how Congress plans on paying for the proposed health insurance reform.  Providing affordable health insurance to the public is going to require obtaining funds from somewhere…but where? Already millions of Americans cannot afford the health insurance quotes […]