Healthcare Groups in NJ Embrace Trend Toward More Accountability (njspotlight.com) A state pilot program aimed at improving accountability and coordination of healthcare provided to Medicaid recipients has attracted eight applicants from across the state – a sign of the potential that healthcare providers see for the program.
CMS extends moratoria for newly enrolling ground ambulance suppliers & home health agencies (cms.gov) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will extend its current enrollment moratoria on new ground ambulances in the Houston and Philadelphia metropolitan areas and new home health agencies in the metropolitan areas of Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Detroit, Dallas, Houston, and Miami.
Pinkin Appointed To National Health Organization (thealternativepres.com) Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin was appointed to the Council of State Government’s Eastern Regional Conference’s Health Committee by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson). The Assemblywoman will be serving as an alternate member to the committee.
Hudson County reaches agreement with state on hospital care for inmates, drops lawsuit (nj.com) Hudson County has dropped its lawsuit against the state after reaching an agreement on retroactive reimbursement of the cost of long-term hospital care for county jail inmates through Medicaid as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.