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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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NJ.com: This Reform for ‘Surprise’ Medical Bills Puts Onus on Insurance Industry

Jun 27, 2017

This op-ed originally appeared June 27 on nj.com Sen. Joseph Vitale (D-Essex) has done a commendable job of highlighting the plight of New Jersey citizens who face "surprise" medical

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The Record: Vitale Plan for Surprise Medical Bills Hurts Patients

Jun 26, 2017

This op-ed originally ran on June 26 on NorthJersey.com If you’ve been following the debate over out-of-network benefits, you’ve no doubt heard about the patient charged

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New Jersey Physicians Unite To Have More Say In Out-of-Network Billing Policies

Jun 23, 2017

This article original ran on June 13 in Becker's Hospital CFO Report The New Jersey Doctor-Patient Alliance, a social action committee, is aiming to amplify physician's voices regarding

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NJBIZ: Group Aims to give Doctors a Stronger Voice in Out-of-Network Debate

Jun 14, 2017

This article originally appeared in NJBIZ.com on June 13, 2017 A surgeon, a lobbyist and a politician walk into a room. That is hopefully going to be a more common occurrence,

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