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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: Rising Premiums for Obamacare Plans, Some Hidden Good News
Joel Cantor | October 31, 2016 | Opinion
Open enrollment on starts Tuesday, November 1st. A look at the cost of plans for 2017 offers insights into how well the marketplace is working in 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: Improving the Lot of Some of New Jersey’s Most-Overlooked Citizens
Joel Cantor | April 12, 2016 | Opinion
Integrating the treatment of debilitating mental-health problems and physical care can help relieve suffering and reduce some of the burden on the healthcare budget
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: A Quirk in Language That Could Cost Thousands Their Health Coverage
Joel Cantor | March 3, 2015 | Opinion
The Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell could destabilize the insurance marketplace not just in New Jersey but across the country
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: The Importance of Behavioral Healthcare in Hospital Use and Cost
Joel Cantor | November 26, 2014 | Opinion
Treating the whole person means dealing with both physical and behavioral problems
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
How Is Affordable Care Act Implementation Going In New Jersey?
Joel Cantor | January 24, 2014 | Healthcare, Opinion, Affordable Care Act
Early data indicated that is doing its job, but healthcare penetration in the Garden State is slow to gain traction
Opinion: One Healthcare Doughnut Hole Closes, but Another One Opens in NJ
Joel Cantor | November 14, 2013 | Healthcare, Opinion, Social
Outreach and public education are critical if state's Medicaid expansion is to reach the bulk of uninsured New Jerseyans
Opinion: Look Past Premiums to See How Health Insurance Will Change in 2014
Joel Cantor | October 1, 2013 | Healthcare
The new premiums look good, but as attractive as they are, they only tell part of the story
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