Oct 9, 2015

Christie nets 3 percent support in latest FDU poll

While Christie has a lot of ground to make up in order to catch frontrunner Donald Trump and neurosurgeon Ben Carson, polling at 26 percent and 22 percent respectively, he’ll […]

Oct 7, 2015

N.J. job growth inches higher in September

The Roseland-based payroll and human resources company said in its monthly Regional Employment Report that the state added all 1,600 jobs in the services sector, with a net zero jobs […]

Oct 7, 2015

Mental Health Association of Morris County honors U.S. Congressman

Lance authored legislation, part of which has been signed into law, which expands access and improves quality standards of community mental health centers. “Too often we are reminded that our […]

Oct 6, 2015

Call for AG to investigate Horizon OMNIA plan

Sen. Nia Gill, chair of the Senate Commerce committee, grilled first the Horizon officials and then the Department of Banking and Insurance officials about technicalities in the alliance and product […]

Oct 5, 2015

Issues at hand for the OMNIA Health Alliance

Here’s a capsule look at the major points, and how each side characterized them: 1. Changing of tier designations. Horizon: Re-evaluations will take place every year, but for any hospitals […]

Oct 5, 2015

Update Horizon emphasizes lower costs of OMNIA as legislators grill execs on health care alliance

A joint state Senate hearing in Trenton on Monday drew a standing room only crowd as Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey gave testimony about its polarizing new OMNIA Health Alliance and tiered network plan.

Oct 5, 2015

OSHA cites Piscataway fragrance maker over equipment safety issues

OSHA said it found 19 serious violations at Ambrosia Fragrance LLC’s 7 Turner Place facility, including lack of procedures and training tied to what is known as lockout/tagout. That is […]

Oct 5, 2015

Taking on Trump Will his tax plan play in N.J.?

We asked two experts — Tony Nitti, a tax partner with WithumSmith Brown, and Matt Wilk, a director with EisnerAmper — how they felt it would impact Jerseyans. Here’s a […]

Oct 5, 2015

‘It’s a terrific catalyst for the community’

“Not that I know anything about building structures, but I was fascinated by the engineering,” Strangfeld, Prudential’s chairman and CEO, told NJBIZ. “It was almost like a mechanical ballet as […]

Oct 2, 2015

Fox out as Transportation commissioner by month’s end

Deputy Commissioner Joseph Bertoni will take over as acting commissioner, according to a news release. Fox is returning to the private sector, the release added. Fox, a Democrat who was […]

Oct 2, 2015

Report shows heights today’s health care costs can reach

The report from America’s Health Insurance Plans released Friday analyzed out-of-network charges for more than 18 billion private health insurance claims. Some of the findings include: Patients that underwent low […]

Oct 2, 2015

Our hospitals deserve a chance Horizon leaves huge gaps in care

Indeed, the growing chorus of opposition to the proposed network is based primarily on the enormous geographic gaps in care, the potential for patient confusion and higher, unexpected medical bills, […]