Navigation Links
Hospital Groups Stand United on State Budget
Date:4/21/2009

TRENTON, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four associations representing the state's 114 hospitals have reached a consensus position on the state's proposed healthcare budget for 2010.

Among other principles, the groups urged the state to examine all avenues for additional federal matching funds and agreed on a minimum floor that all hospitals should receive this year for charity care funding.

The agreement was shared today with members of the state Legislature by the four hospital groups -- the New Jersey Hospital Association, the Council of Teaching Hospitals, the Hospital Alliance of New Jersey and The Catholic Healthcare Partnership of New Jersey. The consensus was reached through the work of NJHA's Joint Charity Care Task Force, which has met since last fall with hospital leaders, state legislators and members of the Corzine Administration to achieve a consensus approach to the state's perennial debate over charity care funding. That work was especially critical in the current environment, with state revenues sagging while hospitals struggle to provide critical services and jobs amid growing financial challenges.

As partners with the state, the Task Force wanted to do its part to help maximize New Jersey's federal funding to stave off any hospital cuts. It has identified existing state dollars (currently paid by hospitals to support federally qualified health centers) that could be used to garner up to $20 million in additional federal matching funds that could be used to support hospitals -- all while maintaining current funding levels for the FQHCs.

"New Jersey is a richly diverse state, and so are its hospitals. Reaching a consensus position is no small undertaking," said NJHA President and CEO Betsy Ryan. "The fact that the industry is in agreement shows the critical condition our hospitals are in and the essential need for state funding that will allow them to remain open
'/>"/>

SOURCE New Jersey Hospital Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. New research explores newborn in-hospital weight loss
2. NYC-area 1st: Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital performs transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement
3. Norwalk virus: Cruise ship illness challenging and costly to hospitals, too
4. Glades General Hospital First in Palm Beach County to Provide On-Site Electronic Birth Registration
5. Billy Graham Home After Hospitalization:
6. Alvarado Hospital Files Countersuit Against Blue Shield
7. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
8. Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Medicare HMOs in Hospital Reimbursement Fight
9. Annual flu shot cuts need for doctors visits, hospitalization among children
10. REACH Registry Highlights That Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Suffer High Rates of Heart Attack, Stroke, Hospitalization, and Death
11. R. P. Simmons Family Foundation Pledges $2 Million for New Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Campus
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... The City of West Hollywood hosted a news ... the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, ... years since the Roe vs. Wade decision and the fight to ... ever,” said City of West Hollywood Councilmember Abbe Land. “We need ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... The Incredible Bulk is a revolutionary method put ... muscle by up to 30lbs in less than 12 weeks ... Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , “Our Incredible ... diet formula that allows the body to pack on a ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Juvent Sports ( http://www.juventsports.com ) ... PGA Merchandise Show to bestow a Juvent Sports Achievement ... golfer, Arlene McKitrick. The award commemorated and congratulated McKitrick ... win. She won her first amateur tournament in 1979 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a new blog post presenting the ... , Purchasing an accidental death and dismemberment rider for ... of rider provides benefits if the insured dies in an ... form of life insurance. , AD&D is not expensive ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Palm City, Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... use cold therapy machine with patented IsoTube design to treat ... has introduced the most progressive and easy to use ... help treat post-operative and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2
... the scientists from Penn State College of Medicine brought to ... possible to target and kill breast cancer cells. ... cells and thus may be used to get better results ... on mice for successful results. ,However injecting ceramide ...
... from University of Pittsburgh had said in a new study ... size with age, in spite of the elderly frequenting the ... and stability, urethral closure pressure, voiding flow rate and detrusor ... The results were that what happens is that functionality of ...
... sex differences in sleep patterns do exist, with //insomnia affecting ... a national survey of 39,588 people of the age group ... The researchers considered several factors other than gender differences, like ... of the study had shown that there is a consistent ...
... research findings reported in the journal Neuropsychology// researchers ... able to understand sarcasm. ,The study made ... ability to understand sarcasm by giving their study ... The study participation consisted of 25 participants with ...
... delaying pregnancy may result in shortened life expectancy //for ... to put off pregnancy for the sake of career ... the globe. Delaying in getting pregnant leads to adverse ... and other conditions. This is for the first time ...
... reported that use of narcotics for chronic pain in ... for increasing the dose. On the other hand, the ... to constant increase in the dosage with serious health ... medications like morphine, methadone and oxycodone. Opioid drugs are ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:1/23/2015)... MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J. , Jan. 23, 2015 ... immunotherapy company commercializing its CytoSorb® extracorporeal cytokine adsorber ... surgery patients, announced the receipt of $385,642, net ... approved participant of the Technology Business Tax Certificate ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015 Gem Pharmaceuticals announced today that the ... into the Company,s Phase 2 clinical trial.  This open-label ... lead compound, GPX-150 (an investigational medication), in approximately 30 ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150123/170966LOGO ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI ... and sale of patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese ... today announced the business and development progress at its ... Following the September 2014 JCM application (No. 51268) for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 2CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 3Gem Pharmaceuticals Announces Enrollment of Initial Patients in its Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of GPX-150 in Sarcoma Patients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 2TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 3TPI's JCM Updates on Import Registration for International Clients 4
... announces that a new market research report is available ... Management Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p087375/Global-Pain-Management-Industry.html ... Pain Management in US$ Million by the following product ... Management Services. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for ...
... HONG KONG, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global ... its contracts with AsiaWorld-Expo Management (AWE) to host ... AsiaWorld-Expo from 2011 through 2014, in addition to the ... gross value of approximately US$16.7 million. (Logo: ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Global Pain Management Industry 2Global Sources extends its contract with AsiaWorld-Expo to host China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong through 2014 2Global Sources extends its contract with AsiaWorld-Expo to host China Sourcing Fairs in Hong Kong through 2014 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: