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Join Us For Effective Billing and Coding Practices for Contraceptive Care

Aug 27, 2020

Wednesday, September 23, 12:00pm – 1:30pm EST Register Now In this webinar, Dr. Barbara Levy, consultant for the New Jersey Reproductive Health Access Project, will provide information for providers, practice management, coding staff, and health system leadership to increase their understanding of core principles of coding for contraceptive care, best practices to increase coding efficiency,

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GOTTHEIMER LAUNCHES DOCTORS FOR JOSH

Aug 25, 2020

WYCKOFF, N.J. – On Friday, United States Congressman Josh Gottheimer officially launched “Doctors for Josh,” with a virtual conversation featuring Rep. Gottheimer and around 20 doctors from across the Fifth District. The conversation was facilitated by Dr. Stavros Christoudias, a general surgeon from Franklin Lakes and focused on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and continuing to

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CARES Act in Simple Terms – Webinar Notes

May 7, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed to provide fast and direct economic assistance for American workers and families, small businesses, and to preserve jobs.

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NJDPA praises Mayor Hammeeduddin for Response to COVID-19

Mar 16, 2020

The New Jersey Doctor-Patient Alliance (NJDPA) is a state-wide organization of over 300 physicians and surgeons along with their patients who advocate for access to high quality healthcare for all New Jerseyeans. The NJDPA commends Teaneck’s Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin for his decisive action in requesting self-quarantines among the residents of Teaneck in the face of

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Horizon Blue Cross Partner Company Settles Class-Action Lawsuit With Chiropractors

Sep 10, 2019

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has approved $20 million in payments to settle two class-action lawsuits brought by chiropractors against a health insurer and American Specialty Health, the national company chosen by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to manage its members’ benefits for chiropractic care and other physical health benefits starting next year. 

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How Job Stress Can Age Us

Aug 1, 2019

I noticed my first gray hair during my medical residency. It sneaked up on me at the end of a long, frenzied shift — one of those nights when Murphy’s Law seems stronger than the law of

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How Medicare Ruined American Healthcare

Jul 30, 2019

Medicare ushered in the greatest explosion of medical advances in the history of mankind for twenty years, but it also guaranteed the destruction of the hallmark of our system: the

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What You Need To Know About Cassidy’s Efforts To Address Surprise Medical Billing

Jul 23, 2019

Yesterday, Fox 8 News in New Orleans had a story on a bill moving on Capitol Hill that would address the issue of surprise medical billing, something lots of Americans are familiar with as

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NJ Spotlight: Menendez, Booker, Pascrell, Gottheimer Announce Legislation to Fight New Jersey’s Doctor Shortage

Jul 18, 2019

Today, Monday, July 15, 2019, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (NJ), U.S. Senator Cory Booker (NJ), U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-9), and U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5)

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Insurer Skips Doctors and Sends Massive Checks to Patients, Prompting Million-Dollar Lawsuit

Mar 5, 2019

(CNN) A woman received nearly $375,000 from her insurance company over several months for the treatment she received at a California rehabilitation facility. A man received more than

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Lagana-Gopal Bill Would Correct Some Unintended Consequences of Landmark Bill Passed this Summer

Nov 4, 2018

When Gov. Phil Murphy signed the out-of-network law on June 1, some applauded the new administration for ending the nearly decade-long struggle to try to define how insurers pay

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Star-Ledger: What New Jersey Can Do to Address Doctor Shortage

Sep 6, 2018

Read this op-ed as it originally appeared on nj.com. The Star-Ledger recently reported that lawmakers in Washington are looking to close a decades old loophole that is leading to a doctor

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