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Democratic Research Aide: Martin Sumners
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Coughlin, Vainieri Huttle & Danielsen Bill Ensuring Patients with Disabilities Can Physically Access Doctors' Offices Advances in Assembly
Measure Would Require Certain Insurance Companies to Include Accessible Doctors for Patients with Physical Disabilities(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Craig Coughlin, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Joseph Danielsen ensuring that people with physical disabilities have access to doctors in their insurance network whose offices are physically accessible was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday.
"It's important that a critical area like healthcare is fully accessible," said Coughlin (D-Middlesex). "While many professional buildings are fully accessible these days, not all of them are. This will help provide another measure of independence for individuals with disabilities."
Thursday Assembly Committee AgendasAssembly committees will meet Thursday to consider legislation the following bils…