UNION COUNTY – Union County will continue to promote outreach and cancer education through the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection (NJCEED) program, which provides free, comprehensive screening services for breast, cervical, prostate and colorectal cancer.
STATE — Health care choice is more important to New Jersey residents than health care costs, according to a new survey from the Monmouth University Polling Institute and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute.
(via NJ Spotlight) Six months after state officials decided against building a database that would include a record of all health insurance claims, the Legislature is gearing up to explore the issue again.
(via NJBIZ) Aetna became the second health insurer in New Jersey to announce it will not reinstate or extend the health plans that were cancelled because they did not comply with the new rules for 2014 under the Affordable Care Act, the company announced Tuesday.
TRENTON – Children under 18 cannot currently receive flu vaccines at New Jersey pharmacies, but a bill approved today by the state Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee would change that if it becomes law.
(via NJBIZ) A national survey found 45 percent of employers are considering offering their workers health coverage through a “private exchange,” where employees select a health plan from a menu of choices from an insurance company or health plan administrator.
(via NJ Spotlight) New Jersey pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers and patient advocates are working together – in a newly-formed group called NJ Rare — to solve the vexing challenge of finding treatments for diseases that affect relatively few people and therefore are the focus of less research.