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NJSpotlight: Governor Signs Nation’s Strongest Law on ‘Suprise’ Medical Bills

Jun 4, 2018

Read this article as it originally appeared on NJSpotlight.com Advocates for patients, senior citizens, labor unions, and businesses hailed Gov. Phil Murphy’s signing of a complex and

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Atlantic City Press: Murphy Signs Bill to Close Loopholes in Surprise Medical Bills

Jun 1, 2018

Read this article as it originally appeared in The Press of Atlantic City For New Jersey residents who have ever been burdened with "surprise" out-of-network medical bills, a new law signed

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ROI-NJ: Sarlo, In Letter to Muoio, Asks N.J. to Look Into Details of Health Insurance Contracts

Apr 30, 2018

Read this article as it appeared in ROI-NJ on April 30, 2018 Reining in health care costs continues to be a challenge for many corporations and self-funded plans. The story

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ROI-NJ: N.J. Doctors Worry Out-of-Network Bill Won’t Control Insurance Industry Abuses

Apr 19, 2018

Read this op-ed as it originally appeared on April 18, 2018 in ROI-NJ. Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and state Sen. Joseph Vitale have done a commendable job of highlighting the plight of

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The Record: Opinion: Sarlo-Cardinale Bill Provides Real Healthcare Transparency

Apr 9, 2018

Read this article as it originally appeared on northjersey.com One of the most contentious healthcare issues being debated in the Legislature today is “out-of-network” reform. Far

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NJSpotlight: Op-Ed: Out-of-Network Bill is Insurers’ Dream and Middle-Class Nightmare

Apr 9, 2018

Read this article as it originally appeared April 5, 2018 in njspotlight.com As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest-working citizens who will be left

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NJSpotlight: Controversial Insurance Bill Advances Even As Doctors Give Dire Warnings

Mar 9, 2018

By Lilo Stainton Read this article as it originally appeared on March 6, 2018 in NJSpotlight. Physicians are ramping up their opposition to the Legislature’s effort to address out-of-network

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NJ.com: You’ve Been Smacked with $1B in Surprise Medical Bills, Jersey. Now Lawmakers are Acting.

Mar 6, 2018

Read this article as it originally appeared March 6, 2018, on nj.com. An Assembly panel approved legislation Monday its supporters said would protect patients from

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ROI-NJ: Arbitration Still Key to Out-of-Network Legislative Fight

Mar 6, 2018

By Anjalee Khemlani Read this article as it originally appeared on March 6, 2018 in ROI-NJ. The ongoing battle over out-of-network legislation to help curb the cost of non-

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PoliticoNJ: Assembly Panel Approves ‘Out-of-Network’ Bill, Senate Version Pulled

Mar 6, 2018

By Katie Jennings Read this article as it originally appeared on March 6, 2018 in Politico Pro (You must have a Politico Pro account) TRENTON — A long-debated measure to protect consumers

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NJSpotlight: Budget Debate Delays Potential Out-of-Network Insurance Reform

Jul 6, 2017

By Lilo Stainton Read this article as it originally appeared on July 6 on njspotlight.com. Stakeholders, lawmakers, and even critics agree that taming surprise medical charges is a critical

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TAPInto: Senator Vitale’s S-1285 Will Not Lower Healthcare Costs

Jun 29, 2017

This op-ed originally ran June 28 on TAPInto.com By Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten Sen. Joseph Vitale and his supporters have promised our citizens substantial cost savings if his out-of

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