N.J. health care woes
- MDs, Other Claimants of Defunct HIP Of N.J. Express Criticsm Of $1.3 Million Consultant Fees. // Insurance Advocate;08/14/99, Vol. 110 Issue 32, p15
Discusses the criticisms of claimants waiting for the reimbursement from funds of the defunct HIP Health Plan of New Jersey, about the fees and expenses paid to a Texas consulting firm that helped the state manage the insolvency proceedings. Complaints from doctors; Comments from Bill Heine,...
- A tale of late payments or no payments. Goldblatt, Dan // Business News New Jersey;11/23/98, Vol. 11 Issue 42, p18
Reports on the conflict between health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and hospitals in New Jersey about delayed payments on services rendered. Example of the dilemma of HIP Health Plan; Attempt of HMOs to control costs; Allegation on the denial of a high proportion of claims.
- The State Moves in To Take Over Two HMOs. Goldblatt, Dan // Business News New Jersey;01/04/99, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p25
Discusses the takeover of New Jersey-based health maintenance organizations HIP Health Plan of New Jersey and American Preferred Providers by the state government. Reason for the collapse of HIP; Contributing factors; Reaction of critics of managed-care firms; Financial challenges facing...
- Death of an HMO. Espinoza, Galina // Money;May99, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p140
Comments on the investigation into the forced closure of HIP Health Plan of New Jersey. Impact on customers; Closure prompting warnings of other large-scale managed-care failures; Financial damage caused to HIP New Jersey's sister plans in New York and Pennsylvania; Announcement by California...
- Hospitals to get help with managed care shift. // AHA News;07/21/97, Vol. 33 Issue 28, p6
Reports on the support to New York State-based hospitals whose Medicaid clients total 20 percent of total admissions from the stat's Medicaid managed care program.
- Helping hand needed. Becker, Cinda // Modern Healthcare;11/26/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 48, p45
Reports that hospitals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area are charging that state regulators failed to properly oversee a collapsed Medicaid managed-care plan, HRM Health Plans-Pa. Number of Medicaid patients covered by the plan; Assets and liabilities of the plan in its 2000 annual statement;...
- On the edge. Cook, Bob // Modern Physician;Mar1999, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p22
Focuses on the potential impact of HIP Health Plan of New Jersey's closure and PHP Healthcare Corp.'s bankruptcy filing on the health maintenance organization (HMO) market in New Jersey. Status of several HMOs in the state; Amount in losses in unpaid claims and bills related to HIP and PHP's...
- NJ health plan formally shuts down; hospitals might sue. Cys, Jane // AHA News;04/05/99, Vol. 35 Issue 13, p2
Announces the formal closure of HIP Health Plan of New Jersey. Comments from the spokesman of the Department of Banking and Insurance; Conditions leading to the closure; Effects of the closure to the New Jersey Hospital Association; Costs incurred by the health plan members.
- St. Joseph's launches Medicaid managed-care program. Cannizzaro, John // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;10/2/95, Vol. 9 Issue 20, p17B
Reports that St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in conjunction with Metra Health will be unveiling a Medicaid managed-care program by the end of 1995. Distinction of the managed-care system from the traditional fee-for-service payment system under Medicaid; Pre-determined benefits for the...