State officials introduce bill package to protect ACA in NJ

TRENTON, NJ — Standing alongside his partners in the Legislature on May 31, Gov. Phil Murphy announced a package of bills to safeguard the principles of the Affordable Care Act in New Jersey, as well as establish and fund a state-based exchange, according to a press release from the governor’s office. The bills will write […]

Grewal joins lawsuit to block federal rule sanctioning health care discrimination

TRENTON, NJ — On May 21, N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal joined a multistate lawsuit that seeks to stop the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from implementing a “conscience protection” — or “refusal-of-care” — rule that would allow health care institutions to deny medically necessary care to patients based on “religious, moral, […]

Clarity about Medicare

Clarity about Medicare

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Take the mystery out of Medicare at an educational workshop on Thursday, May 2, from 10:30 a.m. to noon when Dan Katzeff, a financial services professional and health care adviser, will explain the overall process and make it easy to understand. Learn the ins and outs of Medicare and how to manage […]

EO man commits health care fraud

NEWARK, NJ — On April 12, an Essex County man admitted his role in a conspiracy to submit false and fraudulent insurance claims for out-of-network chiropractic services that were never performed, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Keasam Johnson, 35, of East Orange, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court […]

Health insurance company opens in WO

Health insurance company opens in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Sosa Insurance Group held its grand opening at 450 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange on Friday, Oct. 12. The group offers plans insured through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co. and its affiliated companies. Since opening, the group has been busy meeting with seniors to discuss their Medicare plan options. Pictured at […]

Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force announced

Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force announced

NEWARK, NJ — Assistant Attorney Gen. Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced on Aug. 13 the formation of the Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force, a joint law enforcement effort that brings together the resources and expertise of the Health Care Fraud Unit in the Justice Department’s Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, […]

U.S. Attorney prosecutes 5 in NJ for health care fraud

NEWARK, NJ — The largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action ever taken by the Justice Department resulted in three guilty pleas and two arrests in northern New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced on June 28. Additionally, three individuals from South Jersey and Philadelphia were arrested for their alleged involved in a South […]

Sage events for seniors

SUMMIT, NJ — SAGE Eldercare hosts many events for seniors at its location at 290 Broad St. in Summit. A Caregiver Support Group for Spouses will be Mondays, June 11 and 25, from 2 to 3 p.m. This support group for caregivers will be led by licensed clinical social worker and InfoCare manager Kathy Larkin. […]

‘Medicare Made Clear’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you or someone you know is turning 65 or retiring this year, the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women has a program in April not to be missed. Take the mystery out of Medicare with this educational workshop on Thursday, April 26, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. when Dan […]

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