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June 16, 2019 Regulatory Developments

  Here are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register on June 16, 2019: Special Note: June 16, 2019 contained 6 proposed rules to establish telemedicine regulations for various licensed professionals. On June 16, 2019, at 51 N.J.R. 912(a), the Department of Law and Public Safety, Division […]

June 3, 2019 Regulatory Developments

Here are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register on June 3, 2019: On June 3, 2019, at 51 N.J.R. 877(a), the Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services, readopted the rules at N.J.A.C. 10:54, Physician Services. The rules provide the standards for […]

May 2019 Regulatory Developments

Here are the most recent health care related regulatory developments as published in the New Jersey Register in May, 2019: On May 6, 2019, at 51 N.J.R. 543(a), the Department of Law and Public Safety, Division of Consumer Affairs, State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners, Art Therapist Advisory Committee proposed regulations to adopt […]

Prescriptions From Outside the US

  The State of Florida has passed legislation authorizing the residents of the State of Florida to be able to order and receive prescription medicine from locations outside of the United States. What is undisputed is the fact that many prescriptions are cheaper in many other countries, if not all other countries, than they are […]

Single Payor Health Care System

This is a continuation of our attempt to analyze the various single payor health care proposals that are being made during this election cycle. A possible model, irrespective of how it is characterized or described, is the single payor model used by the Veterans Administration (hereinafter “VA”).  That is a possible model because it uses […]

What is a Medicare Advantage?

According to the Henry K. Kaiser Foundation, 33% of all Medicare beneficiaries are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan.  https://www.kff.org/tag/medicare-advantage/.  A previous blog post [http://njhealthcareblog.com/2019/03/13/health-care-issues-2020-election/] authored by Frank Ciesla provides a summary of the different Medicare plans. This blog post will give you a sense of Medicare Advantage. Medicare Part C Coverage is called “Medicare […]

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