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Executive Order Requires Stricter Vaccine Requirements, Raises Concerns about Healthcare Workforce

Published: Jan 19, 2022
Jan. 19, 2022 Earlier today, Governor Phil Murphy issued a new Executive Order (#283) that requires all staff in health care and high-risk congregate settings (e.g., prisons, nursing homes, other long-term care centers) to be fully...

Final Day of New Jersey Legislative Session Sees Emergency Powers, Tax Breaks, and Others on Agenda

Updated: Jan 11, 2022
January 10, 2022, was the final day of the current state Legislative Session, which means that any bill that fails to make it through both chambers by the end of the day will need to be reintroduced in the next legislative ...

Worker-Employer Relations to Face Continued Strain in 2022

Published: Jan 7, 2022
After nearly two years facing the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers continue to demand extra protections and pay from employers. Healthcare companies say rising costs and lower revenue due to patients delaying care are making it difficult to manage higher labor expenses. As the health...

Absent Legislation, Old Rules for Virtual Addiction Treatment May Return, Making Access Harder

Published: Jan 3, 2022
In the midst of the pandemic, there was much easing of regulations around telehealth services. In the case of virtual addiction treatment, the temporary telehealth expansions not only helped patients work around the pandemic lockdown, but also eliminated some common barriers to care that ...

Congress’ Priorities Include Build Back Better Act, Expanding Mental Health Access

Updated: Dec 28, 2021
December 28, 2021 "Democrats are hoping to pass President Joe Biden's $1.7 trillion social spending agenda after setbacks in December pushed negotiations into 2022. Lawmakers are also expected to turn their focus to issues such as telehealth and mental health, which have broad support...
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