Assembly Health and Senior Services

The Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee is responsible for the oversight of health care policy. Its focus is legislation that works to prevent disease, promote well-being at all life stages and encourage informed choices that enrich the quality of life for residents and communities.
Democratic Research Aide:  Nicole A. Brown   
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Conaway, Vainieri Huttle, Mukherji on New Measure Requiring Insurers to Provide Alternative List When Denying Prescription Drugs

On a newly introduced legislation (A-4915) that would require health insurance carriers to provide, when denying coverage for a prescription drug, a written list of all covered alternative drugs that are interchangeable with and therapeutically equivalent to the denied medication, the bill's sponsors, Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway, Jr., MD (D-Burlington), Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) and Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson) issued the following statement Wednesday:

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