Health Care

Health centers get 3.3M to help enroll uninsured

New Jersey's 20 federally funded health centers, which treat thousands of low-income patients without health coverage, can now apply for $3.3 million in new federal funds to hire and train staff to enroll the uninsured in government-subsidized health insurance and Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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Pharma, testing companies announce partnership

Arno Therapeutics Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of oncology therapeutics, today announced it has signed an agreement with Clarient Diagnostic Services Inc., a GE Healthcare subsidiary, to develop a diagnostic test to identify activated progesterone receptors in endometrial cancer.

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Medicaid expansion clears committee

The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Tuesday voted to release S-2644, a bill to expand Medicaid eligibility in the state to residents earning up to 133 percent of the federal poverty line. The federal government will pick up the cost of that expansion for three years, and 90 percent of the costs the following three years.

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ADP adds health reform guidance to website

Automatic Data Processing, in Roseland, announced today the launch of a new health care reform section on ADP.com designed to help the company's approximately 600,000 clients and other employers more effectively plan for, and comply with, the Affordable Care Act.

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