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Founder Discusses Need To Start NJDPA

September 21st, 2018

Dr. Peter DeNoble, the president of the New Jersey Doctor Patient Alliance, sat down for an entertaining conversation on what lead him into the medical field, how he met his wife, and why he felt the need to start the New Jersey

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DOBI Seeks Feedback On Out-Of-Network Regulations

August 27th, 2018

The Department of Banking and Insurance (“Department”) intends to propose regulations to implement the Out-Of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act, P.L. 2018, c. 32 (N.J.S.A.

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What You Missed If You Didn’t Attend the NJDPA Practice Enhancement Seminar

June 15th, 2018

The conference room of the APA Hotel in Woodbridge was filled to capacity Monday, June 11, for the New Jersey Doctor-Patient Alliance Practice Enhancement Seminar focusing on what independent providers should do to prepare

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Sarlo Seeks Explanation On Third Party Administrators

April 27th, 2018

TRENTON–April 23, 2018–Senator Paul Sarlo wrote to State Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio seeking information on the use of third party administrators to manage the costs of health benefits for public workers.

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NJDPA Comments On DOBI Regulations

November 1st, 2017

The NJDPA -- in consultation with our chief counsel, Dan Frier, Esq -- submitted comments to the New Jersey Dept of Banking and Insurance on several new proposed regulations. Below is a brief outline of our comments, with full

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Bamboozled: A Doctor’s Perspective

June 9th, 2017

This is an open letter posted in response to a Bamboozled column that appeared in The Star-Ledger on June 5, 2017. As an orthopaedic hand surgeon and president of the New Jersey Doctor-Patient Alliance, I live and breathe these

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Update, Summary & Position Paper - DOBI/SEH/IHC Rule Changes Affecting Voluntary Out-Of-Network Reimbursement

June 9th, 2017

On September 21st, 2016, the Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) adopted substantial rule changes regarding OON health care benefits available in the individual (IHC) and small group (SEH) markets. Specifically, NJAC

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How Self-Dealing Insurance Companies Game Unions & Their Members

May 26th, 2017

Many private corporations, unions, and local municipalities provide health insurance to their workers through a process known as self-funding. In this arrangement, when a worker needs to see a doctor, get a test, or take a

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You May Have Lost Access To Your New Jersey Doctor As Of January 1, 2017

May 15th, 2017

A recent, little-known New Jersey government ruling has allowed your insurance company to effectively take away your out-of-network benefits as of January 1, 2017. In 2016, the New Jersey Small Employer Health Board of the

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