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Rule Change Expands Addiction Treatment Options for Medicaid Patients
Lilo H. Stainton | November 2, 2017 | Healthcare
New Jersey one of two states to see immediate benefit
Medicare Proposal Urges ‘Drastic’ Cut in Home Health Funding
Lilo H. Stainton | November 1, 2017 | Healthcare
Patients and providers concerned about regulation scheduled for 2019
Diverse Stakeholders Team up to Support Health Insurance Enrollment
Lilo H. Stainton | October 31, 2017 | Healthcare
Shortened sign-up period and fewer supports trigger advocates’ concerns
Trenton Program Selected for National Diabetes Grant from Merck
Lilo H. Stainton | October 30, 2017 | Healthcare
Plans include using people who are successfully managing their own diabetes to mentor those struggling to get the disease under control
Pallone Gathering Sends Out Alarm on Gun Violence as Threat to Public Health
Lilo H. Stainton | October 27, 2017 | Healthcare
Health and safety experts share grim statistics about firearms violence in the United States at NJ congressman’s forum
Governor’s Race 2017: Back Seat for Healthcare in Final Phase of Campaigning
Lilo H. Stainton | October 26, 2017 | Healthcare, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
Guadagno, Murphy agree on opioid crisis, disagree on future of the ACA, but have not given detailed plans on certain aspects of healthcare policy
Indoor Shooting Ranges Targeted as Sources of Lead Poisoning in Adults
Lilo H. Stainton | October 25, 2017 | Healthcare
Children are not the only ones at risk of exposure to the metal; New Jersey poison expert warns of risk to grown-ups
Christie-Led Opioid Task Force Wraps Up as Pressure Mounts on Trump to Act
Lilo H. Stainton | October 24, 2017 | Healthcare
Governor disputes panel member’s pessimistic comments, says he’s confident president ‘supports fighting this epidemic aggressively’
Lawmakers Vow to Crack Down on Background Check Problems
Lilo H. Stainton | October 23, 2017 | Healthcare
State auditor reveals gaps in certain oversight at homes for disabled residents
Controversial DMHAS Move Now Well Underway
Lilo H. Stainton | October 20, 2017 | Healthcare
Provider groups ‘cautiously optimistic’ about massive integration of behavioral and physical healthcare
Double-Digit Health Insurance Rate Hikes in Cards for Many New Jerseyans
Lilo H. Stainton | October 19, 2017 | Healthcare
Despite any last-minute deal in Washington to underpin ACA insurance rates, it’s probably too late for 2018
Despite Concerns, Panelists See Ways to Improve NJ Medicaid
Lilo H. Stainton | October 16, 2017 | Healthcare
NJ Spotlight roundtable delves into program’s future, maternal health issues
NJ Loses Federal Funding to Expand ACA Enrollment
Lilo H. Stainton | October 12, 2017 | Healthcare
Some $26 million in cuts will put a serious dent in ACA navigator programs in virtually all states
Sale of Troubled Meadowlands Hospital Advances
Lilo H. Stainton | October 11, 2017 | Healthcare
Public hearing on transfer of for-profit facility scheduled for October 19
Next Steps for Improving New Jersey Nursing Board Operations
Lilo H. Stainton | October 10, 2017 | Healthcare
Munoz suggests following lead of Motor Vehicles and tying expirations to the license holder’s birth month — others argue larger systemic fixes are needed
Critics Say Chronic Problems in NJ Nursing Board Put Patients at Risk
Lilo H. Stainton | October 6, 2017 | Healthcare
Senator suggests need for ‘total overhaul’ in body that licenses and regulates 220,000 healthcare providers
NJ Sues Opioid Manufacturer for Consumer Fraud that Put ‘Lives at Risk’
NJTV News | October 6, 2017 | Healthcare
Attorney general accuses INSYS Therapeutics of ‘titanic greed’ for way it marketed highly addictive drug
Rep. Pallone Re-Introduces Bill to Curb Sudden Cardiac Death in Students
Lilo H. Stainton | October 3, 2017 | Healthcare
Officials joined by family members of teen athletes lost to SCA
Christie Appoints New Nursing Board Members
Lilo H. Stainton | October 2, 2017 | Healthcare
New members, reappointments come just one week before legislative hearing
NJ Practice Leads Holistic Effort to Address Rising Renal Disease
Lilo H. Stainton | September 29, 2017 | Healthcare
Saint Barnabas works to reduce causes of kidney failure, create treatment options, and improve transplant success
Federal Funding for National Children’s Health Program Now at Risk
Lilo H. Stainton | September 28, 2017 | Healthcare
The clock is set to run out on the popular — and widely beneficial — CHIP program in just three days
Syphilis Uptick In Babies Prompts Statewide Awareness Campaign
Lilo H. Stainton | September 27, 2017 | Healthcare
Infants infected with syphilis can be stillborn or suffer from a range of neurological and physical problems
Physicians Focus on the Links Between Poverty and Poor Health
Lilo H. Stainton | September 26, 2017 | Healthcare
Attention is also being paid to debates that are unrealistically focused on healthcare savings
Christie Pardons Former Heroin Addict with Criminal Past
Lilo H. Stainton | September 25, 2017 | Healthcare
Result of seven-year old process, pardon is latest move in his effort to reduce impact of drug use
Primary-Care Advocates Seek to Steer Clear of ‘Fiscal Cliff’
Lilo H. Stainton | September 22, 2017 | Healthcare
Garden State callers dominated Congressional hotline to support FQHCs
New Obamacare Overhaul Could Cost NJ Billions, Leave More Patients Uninsured
Lilo H. Stainton | September 21, 2017 | Healthcare
Cassidy-Graham proposal called ‘harshest’ GOP plan yet to reform national healthcare
Governor Commits Extra $200M to Anti-Addiction Programs
Lilo H. Stainton | September 20, 2017 | Healthcare
‘Lapsed dollars’ in state coffers will fund new programs and expand existing ones in an effort to reduce drug addiction in New Jersey
Christie Outlines Federal Partnership with Pharma to Combat U.S. Opioid Epidemic
Lilo H. Stainton | September 19, 2017 | Healthcare
White House panel led by governor wants to curb addiction crisis with sweeping effort that will include expedited development of nonaddictive pain treatments
Federal Health Centers Face Fiscal Cliff, Plus New Challenges
Lilo H. Stainton | September 18, 2017 | Healthcare
Clinics that traditionally care for poorest residents are weeks away from possible 70-percent cut in key federal funding stream
NJ Hospitals Collaborate to Reduce Unnecessary CT Scans of Kids’ Brains
Lilo H. Stainton | September 15, 2017 | Healthcare
Concern over cancer risk prompts Hospital Association campaign and public outreach
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