Tag: State Initiatives

Professor John Jacobi In NJ BIZ & NJ Spotlight on New Jersey Health Reform

Filed in Health Law by on May 23, 2013 0 Comments
Professor John Jacobi In NJ BIZ & NJ Spotlight on New Jersey Health Reform

Professor John Jacobi took part in the Council on State Public Affairs’ “New Jersey State of Health” symposium, covered by NJ BIZ and NJ Spotlight. The symposium brought together the state’s leading health policy experts to discuss and formulate responses to the challenges wrought by the implementation of the ACA. NJ Spotlight reports that: The […]

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Professor John Jacobi in The Record on how the lack of a state-run health insurance exchange under the health reform law is ‘a lost opportunity’ for New Jersey

Filed in Health Law, State Initiatives by on March 19, 2013 0 Comments
Professor John Jacobi  in The Record on how the lack of a state-run health insurance exchange under the health reform law is ‘a lost opportunity’ for New Jersey

Professor John Jacobi appeared in a feature Op-ed in The Record, describing the veto of New Jersey’s health insurance exchange bill as “a lost opportunity.” Professor Jacobi writes: MANY STATES are gearing up their health insurance exchanges to accept new enrollees in October. Others, including New Jersey, have refused to do so, leaving the management […]

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Professor John Jacobi in The Record on ‘How Medicaid expansion will help New Jerseyans’

Filed in Health Law, Health Reform, Medicaid by on March 3, 2013 0 Comments
Professor John Jacobi in The Record on ‘How Medicaid expansion will help New Jerseyans’

Professor John Jacobi published a feature Op-ed in The Record, New Jersey’s most awarded newspaper, on the impact Governor Chris Christie’s decision to expand Medicaid under the ACA will have. Professor Jacobi writes: GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S decision to expand Medicaid coverage to more residents will improve the health of many low-income New Jerseyans, and save the […]

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Mental Health Update: Expanding Services, But Limiting Access

Filed in Medicaid, Mental Health by on February 6, 2013 3 Comments
Mental Health Update: Expanding Services, But Limiting Access

As I mentioned here last month, government leaders are turning their attention to mental health issues — focusing on diagnosis and access to treatment, in particular — in the wake of the horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut in December.  Even though it remains unclear whether or not the shooter suffered […]

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Professor John Jacobi Featured in The Record & NJ Spotlight on Health Insurance Exchanges

Filed in Health Law, New Jersey by on November 27, 2012 0 Comments
Professor John Jacobi Featured in The Record & NJ Spotlight on Health Insurance Exchanges

Professor John Jacobi published a feature Op-ed in The Record and appeared in NJ Spotlight regarding the implementation of health insurance exchanges in New Jersey. In The Record, Professor Jacobi notes that, Through exchanges, individuals and small businesses will be able to select insurance coverage armed with easily understood comparators of price, coverage, quality and […]

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