Breaking News

HHS Extends PHE until at Least April 11th

Published: Jan 17, 2023
January 17, 2023 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the 12th extension to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) through at least April 11, 2023. HHS has maintained that it will provide a 60-day notice to providers before the planned end of the PH...

ANCHOR Tax Relief Filing Deadline Extended to Feb. 28th

Updated: Jan 12, 2023
January 12, 2023 Governor Phil Murphy announced and today, the New Jersey Division of Taxation updated its website to read that the deadline to file the Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) property tax relief program applications has been extended to ...

Gov. Murphy’s State of the State Address Highlights Initiatives that Align with NJAMHAA’s Priorities

Published: Jan 11, 2023
January 11, 2023 In his State of the State Address on January 10th, Gov. Murphy emphasized addressing racial inequities through maternal health care, recognizing the inherent value of every member of "our proud LGBTQIA community" and bringing the American Dream and justice to all thro...

50% Decline in In-Person Mental Healthcare Utilization Offset by Telehealth Services

Published: Jan 10, 2023
January 10, 2023 A new study conducted by researchers from the RAND Corporation, published in JAMA Health Forum, has found that in 2020, there was a more than 50% decline in in-person mental healthcare utilization among patients, and that this decline was offset by telehealth servi...

CMS Releases Guidance on Medicaid Option to Reduce Health-related Social Needs

Updated: Jan 9, 2023
January 9, 2023 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance to clarify how states can use an existing Medicaid managed care option to reduce health disparities and address unmet health-related social needs. A managed care final rule that was enacted under ...

New Report Finds NJ Pregnancy Care Efforts Have Saved Hundreds of Lives over the Past Five Years

Published: Jan 5, 2023
January 5, 2023 A new report released by the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) highlights the improvements in pregnancy care in New Jersey since 2017 when the New Jersey Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NJPQC) was launched to improve maternal health outcomes in the state. The NJP...

DMHAS Releases Request for Proposals for 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Managing Entity

Published: Jan 4, 2023
January 4, 2023 The New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Managing Entity. DMHAS will provide funds to a single agency to establish itself...

President Biden Signs Omnibus Spending Bill into Law

Published: Jan 3, 2023
January 3, 2023 On December 29, 2022, President Joe Biden signed a $1.65 trillion omnibus spending package that will fund the federal government through Fiscal Year 2023, which will end on September 30, 2023. The legislation was passed by the Senate on December 22, 2022, and subsequen...

Nine-Bill Package Aims to Address Healthcare Workforce Crisis in NJ

Published: Dec 29, 2022
December 29, 2022 New Jersey has been contending with a healthcare workforce crisis, just as many other states across the nation. This crisis has prompted headlines such as "If You Get Sick in NJ, Are There Enough Health Care Worke...

Nine-Bill Package Aims to Address Healthcare Workforce Crisis in NJ

Published: Dec 29, 2022
December 29, 2022 New Jersey has been contending with a healthcare workforce crisis, just as many other states across the nation. This crisis has prompted headlines such as "If You Get Sick in NJ, Are There Enough Health Care Worke...

NJAMHAA Executive and Members among Appointees to Opioid Recovery and Remediation Advisory Council

Published: Dec 28, 2022
December 28, 2022 On December 22, 2022, Governor Phil Murphy announced the appointments of 10 public members to the Opioid Recovery and Remediation Advisory Council. Established under Executive Order No. 305, the council will "provide recommendations for uses of the funds that the St...

House to Vote on Omnibus Spending Bill

Published: Dec 27, 2022
December 27, 2022 On December 22nd, the U.S. Senate passed an amended version of the $1.65 trillion omnibus government spending package by a vote of 68 in favor and 29 against. This bill would fund the federal government through the end of the current fiscal year, as well as through F...
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Youtube
© NJAMHAA 2024 - powered by EggZack