Governor Murphy Announces Opening of COVID-19 Testing Site for New Jerseyans at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel

Governor Murphy Announces Opening of COVID-19 Testing Site for New Jerseyans at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel Posted March 22, 2020 on nj.gov TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced the opening of a COVID-19 Community-Based Testing Site at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel. The testing site, established in partnership with the Federal Read More

Governor Murphy Announces Departmental Actions to Expand Access to Telehealth and Tele-Mental Health Services in Response to COVID-19

Governor Murphy Announces Departmental Actions to Expand Access to Telehealth and Tele-Mental Health Services in Response to COVID-19 Posted March 22, 2020 on nj.gov TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced departmental actions from the Department of Human Services, Department of Banking and Insurance, Department of Treasury, Department of Health, Department of Children and Family Services Read More

Murphy Administration Announces Waiver of Fees for COVID-19 Testing Services For Uninsured

Murphy Administration Announces Waiver of Fees for COVID-19 Testing Services For Uninsured Posted March 20, 2020 on nj.gov TRENTON –To ensure that individuals who are uninsured have access to testing for COVID-19, the Murphy Administration today required hospitals and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) to waive patient fees for testing and related diagnostic services for Read More

Governor Murphy Announces Opening of COVID-19 Testing Site for New Jerseyans at Bergen County Community College

Governor Murphy Announces Opening of COVID-19 Testing Site for New Jerseyans at Bergen County Community College Posted March 19, 2020 on nj.gov TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced the opening of a COVID-19 Community-Based Testing Site at Bergen Community College in Paramus. The testing site, established in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Read More

Medicaid recipients still face barriers to addiction meds, despite new state law

By Sam Sutton 09/26/2018 05:00 AM EDT Medicaid recipients in New Jersey looking for medicine to treat their opioid addictions continue to face a major hurdle that no longer exists for patients covered by commercial health insurance plans. New Jersey, which is on pace to lose more than 3,000 of its residents to drug overdoses Read More

New Jersey Health Center Clinician Honored at National Conference

Bethesda, MD – The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has honored Rina Ramirez, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Zufall Health Center in Dover, NJ, with the Samuel U. Rodgers Achievement Award.  Established in 1977, the award is presented to an outstanding primary care clinician who exemplifies excellence in clinical leadership. It was presented Read More

Health Centers Recieve Awards for Quality Improvement

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $2 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 23 federally-qualified health centers in New Jersey, including the Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, which has locations throughout Burlington County. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $2 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 23 federally-qualified health Read More

Atlantic City/Pleasantville Celebrate National Health Center Week

Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers is sponsoring free community health fairs in Pleasantville and Atlantic City to celebrate National Health Center Week 2018, according to a news release. Pleasantville will celebrate from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Merle Pavilion. Atlantic City’s fair will be 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot adjacent Read More

HRSA Awards $2 Million to Support New Jersey FQHCs in Quality Improvement

For Immediate Release August 16, 2018 Contact: Toni Granato, NJPCA Communications Coordinator, (609) 689 9930 ex. 19 or tgranato@njpca.org. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $2,076,473 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 23 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in New Jersey. Health centers will use these funds to build upon their Read More

New Jersey Expands Stigma Free Healthcare for LGBTQ Residents

Clinics, support groups, hospitals are adopting policies designed to promote equitable and inclusive care Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal A few years ago, a surprising number of lesbian, gay, and transgender New Jerseyans regularly made the trip to New York City or Philadelphia to obtain medical and behavioral healthcare services tailored to their Read More