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140623Wanko

AtlantiCare Offers Special Care Center to Help Patients with Chronic, Costly Conditions

6-23-14
AtlantiCare's Special Care Center provides patients with a health coach as a way to try to reduce the rising costs of health care.
140620Duffy

Nursing Home to Close Amid Allegations of Failing to Report Abuse

6-20-14
Gloucester Manor in Sewell has told residents to move out after filing a plan to close. The federal Health Department imposed a $50,000 fine and has moved to terminate all Medicare and Medicaid payments to the facility.

NJ college to break ground for nursing center

6-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is among those expected to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Thomas Edison State College's new Nursing Education Center. The $26.2 million center will be built at the site of the former Glen Cairn Arms ...
140618ACA

NJ Pays Highest Health Insurance Premiums Through Obamacare

6-18-14
According to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services, New Jerseyans pay 55 percent more than the average monthly premium for health insurance through the federally-facilitated marketplace set up by the Affordable Care Act.
140618Cooper

Cooper University Health Care to Launch Veteran Program

6-18-14
Starting July 1, Cooper University Hospital will provide health care to veterans through its Veterans VIP Priority program.

Christie stresses addiction at groundbreaking

6-18-14
PITTSGROVE, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie continues to discuss the need for a new approach to the war on drugs. The governor touted treatment over incarceration at Wednesday's groundbreaking for Daytop New Jersey's expanded adolescent drug ...

US: New Jersey has high health exchange premiums

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new federal government analysis of federal health insurance exchanges finds that New Jersey residents have higher premiums than most even after subsidies. The Health and Human Services Department analyzed the 36 states where ...

New Jersey releases newest student health survey

6-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's latest student health survey finds fewer students are drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes and using drugs. But the number of students who say they were bullied hasn't changed since 2009 and many students continue ...
140617Christie

Christie Extends Narcan Pilot Program Statewide

6-17-14
Gov. Christie ordered the pilot program that provides police officers and EMTs the heroin antidote Narcan expanded to all 21 counties.

New Jersey hospital to offer veterans priority

6-17-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Veterans will go to the front of the line at a private New Jersey health care system under a new program being started in response to problems with the federal Veterans Administration's health system. Under the initiative ...