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Opinion: A Health Insurance Marketplace for New Jersey
Joel C. Cantor | March 27, 2019 | Opinion
Are there advantages to the state taking over the Affordable Care Act healthcare marketplace from the federal government?
Opinion: Free or Reduced-Cost Health Insurance for a Limited Time Only
Joel C. Cantor | November 14, 2018 | Opinion
It may be tough to get much closer to universal health coverage in New Jersey, but targeted outreach can pay off
Opinion: Saving the ACA, One Step at a Time
Joel C. Cantor | April 17, 2018 | Opinion
New Jersey lawmakers have passed two bills that would maintain important features of the Affordable Care Act
Opinion: New Year’s Resolution — Clean out Your Medicine Chest
Joel C. Cantor | December 21, 2017 | Opinion
Nearly one-in-three Garden State families have a member who was prescribed opioids in the past year, and many plan to keep unused portions
Opinion: Real Implications of Affordability — It’s Not Just Political Rhetoric
Joel C. Cantor | October 24, 2017 | Opinion
When money is tight or health fails, stress is a major factor in people’s lives
Opinion: Communities Matter for Better Health
Joel C. Cantor | June 6, 2017 | Opinion
As the national health reform debate grinds on, we should not forget that communities also matter for better health.
Opinion: Moving on to Trumpcare
Joel C. Cantor | November 28, 2016 | Opinion
The future of the Affordable Care Act is far from certain, but a great deal is at stake for New Jersey
Opinion: Taking Stock of New Jersey Health Insurance Coverage Under Obamacare
Joel C. Cantor | June 17, 2016 | Opinion
Overall grade: B+, a respectable showing for the notoriously complex Affordable Care Act, but raising that rating is going to be difficult
Opinion: The OMNIA Alliance and the Future of New Jersey Safety-Net Hospitals
Joel C. Cantor | October 21, 2015 | Opinion
OMNIA is bold and innovative, but how will it affect the state’s most vulnerable patients and their access to high-quality healthcare?
Health Insurance's Future in NJ Hinges on High Court’s King v. Burwell Ruling
Joel C. Cantor | June 19, 2015 | Opinion
If the court overturns marketplace subsidies, it could mean the end of the non-group insurance market in New Jersey
Opinion: How Good Is Access to Medicaid Services in NJ? Depends on Whom You Ask
Joel C. Cantor | February 20, 2015 | Opinion
Studies of availability of primary care for Medicaid recipients show fewer barriers than commonly believed, but it is important to remain vigilant -- particularly about specialty care
Opinion: What Will It Take for New Jersey Healthcare to Get Better?
Joel C. Cantor | September 25, 2014 | Opinion
Well-publicized changes are in the works, but thus far they remain patches on a broken system
Opinion: New Scorecard Shows Room to Improve Healthcare in New Jersey
Joel C. Cantor | May 13, 2014 | Opinion
State has reason to celebrate – but more work needs to be done, especially when it comes to hospital readmission rates
Opinion: Beyond the Spin Doctors, Insurance Premiums Under Obamacare
Joel C. Cantor | August 9, 2013 | Opinion
Does the ACA mean higher or lower insurance premiums for New Jerseyans? In a word, 'Yes'
Opinion: The Next Challenge for Obamacare -- Finding and Enrolling the Uninsured
Joel C. Cantor | May 13, 2013 | Healthcare, Opinion
An extraordinary outreach effort will have to be mounted to bring the benefits of ACA to many who need insurance the most.
Opinion: The Health Reform Windfall
Joel C. Cantor | March 6, 2013 | Opinion
The governor's right, New Jersey stands to profit nicely from Medicaid expansion, but money alone can't measure the real gains.
Opinion: Rediscovering NJ's Tradition of Healthcare Innovation
Joel C. Cantor | January 11, 2013 | Opinion
Are we witnessing the resurgence of the Garden State's venerable history of healthcare reform?
Opinion: Young Adult Health Coverage, a Bipartisan Success for the ACA
Joel C. Cantor | October 19, 2012 | Opinion
Despite deep differences over federal health reform, Democrats and Republicans find common ground in extending insurance for young adults.
Opinion: The Hospital Charity Care Conundrum
Joel C. Cantor | August 13, 2012 | Opinion
New Jersey needs to be careful not to get hurt by healthcare reform.
Opinion: The Hidden Driver of Healthcare Costs
Joel C. Cantor | June 20, 2012 | Healthcare, Opinion
It is time to bring healthcare's hidden price problem out into the open and debate how it can be resolved.
Opinion: The New Jersey Health Benefit Exchange, What’s Next?
Joel C. Cantor | May 23, 2012 | Healthcare
The governor's veto may be a key step toward meeting NJ's responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act.
Opinion: The Embattled Individual Mandate
Joel C. Cantor | April 17, 2012 | Opinion
Part of the unpopularity of the individual mandate stems from the fact that the public is not certain how the requirement will actually work.
Opinion: Active or Passive, That Is the Question
Joel C. Cantor | March 12, 2012 | Healthcare, Opinion
The rhetoric about the final form of NJ's health insurance exchange belies the fact that both sides may be closer than they seem.
Opinion: A Tale of Two ACOs
Joel C. Cantor | February 7, 2012 | Healthcare, Opinion
New Jersey and the federal government have very different takes on ACOs, but both are tasked with driving down the cost of healthcare.
Essay: Healthcare After 2014
Joel C. Cantor | August 25, 2011 | Healthcare
One of the most daunting healthcare challenges in New Jersey and the nation -- how to stem the relentless growth of healthcare costs.
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