The Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee is responsible for issues such as banking, finance, trusts and estates, auto insurance, liability insurance, life insurance, product liability, property insurance, and tort reform.
Democratic Research Aide:  Martin Sumners   
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Mazzeo Introduces Bill to Help Cover Costs for Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities When Medicaid Drags its Feet

State Would Be Required to Pay Facilities When Medicaid Application is not Approved after 90 Days
Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo has introduced legislation to help seniors and other vulnerable residents get the specialized care they need from various long-term care facilities when Medicaid throws up a road block.

Designated the "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act," the bill (A-3928), would provide payments to certain long term care facilities for residents who have applied for Medicaid but whose eligibility has not been determined more than 90 days after the initial application.

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Assembly Panel to Continue Considering Out-of-Network Health Care Cost Concerns

The Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee will meet Tuesday as it continues to consider issues related to out-of-network health care costs.

The committee will meet at 10 a.m. in Committee Room 16 on the Fourth Floor of the State House Annex in Trenton to hear from invited guests concerning issues related to reimbursements by health insurance carriers to out-of-network health care providers...

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