Governor Signs Nation’s Strongest Law On ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills

NJ Spotlight LILO H. STAINTON | JUNE 4, 2018 Doctors remained deeply concerned that law will weaken their negotiating power with insurance carriers, cost them money Advocates for patients, senior citizens, labor unions, and businesses hailed Gov. Phil Murphy’s signing of a complex and controversial measure designed to curb the impact of costly “surprise” medical… Read More

NJ governor signs bill to reinstate ObamaCare individual mandate

THE HILL BY JOHN BOWDEN – 05/31/18 09:10 AM EDT New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) on Wednesday signed a bill into law that will reinstate the Obamacare individual mandate as the state attempts to stabilize its health insurance markets. The bill implements a statewide fee for New Jersey residents who don’t obtain health insurance through… Read More

UnitedHealthcare Establishes Long-term Strategic Partnership with LabCorp

MINNEAPOLIS and BURLINGTON, NC (May 24, 2018) LabCorp will continue participating as a national provider of laboratory services to all UnitedHealthcare plan participants. Partnership will include broad range of value-based programs, rewarding high quality, easily accessible laboratory services at the best value and real-time data sharing to drive more personalized care support. UnitedHealthcare and LabCorp… Read More

United Healthcare Establishes Long-term Strategic Partnership with Quest Diagnostics

MINNEAPOLIS and SECAUCUS, N.J., (May 24, 2018) Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, Quest will be participating as a national provider of laboratory services for all UnitedHealthcare plan participants. Partnership will include broad range of value-based programs, rewarding high quality, easily accessible laboratory services at the best value and real-time data sharing to drive more personalized care… Read More

NAHU Special Update: Congress Delays Cadillac Tax and Health Insurance Tax

Earlier today, Congress voted to pass H.R. 195, a bill that would continue to fund the government through February 8, 2018. It includes two major legislative victories for NAHU: delaying the Cadillac/Excise Tax until 2022 and implementing a moratorium of the Health Insurance Tax (HIT), effective for 2019. The bill is expected to be quickly… Read More

Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces

The Washington Post By Amy Goldstein and Juliet Eilperin October 13 at 5:51 AM President Trump is throwing a bomb into the insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act, choosing to end critical payments to health insurers that help millions of lower-income Americans afford coverage. The decision coincides with an executive order on Thursday… Read More