News from Trenton

LeadingAge New Jersey serves as its members’ government watchdog and aggressively advocates on issues that affect senior living and services. LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware has an agreement for services with Princeton Public Affairs Group (PPAG), Inc., for all governmental relations and advocacy matters relating to LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware members’ legislative interests. News From Trenton provides an overview of recent legislative matters relevant to the senior care industry.

  • The Assisted Living Resident Profile Survey Results for 2018

    Click for the full ALRPS 2018 final report for the year 2018. This report contains information concerning assisted living residents and assisted living program participants in New Jersey. The report summarizes the results of the ALRPS which focused on the following domains: facility characteristic profile; in-house resident profile; respite residential profile and discharged resident profile. ...more
  • News from Trenton: October 2018

    MAAC Quarterly Meeting A significant portion of the meeting was devoted to a presentation providing an update on the New Jersey FamilyCare Behavioral Health program, including an update on behavioral health integration and office based opioid treatment services. The presentation was given by Roxanne Kennedy, the Director of Behavioral Health Management for the New Jersey FamilyCare ...more
  • July 2018

    MAAC Quarterly Meeting A significant portion of the meeting was devoted to a presentation on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and addressing the needs of New Jersey’s infants. NAS occurs when a baby is exposed to drugs in the womb before birth, and subsequently, suffers from withdrawal after birth.  The presentation featured two separate speakers: Kathy Hall-Olsen, the ...more
  • January 2018

    MAAC Quarterly Meeting The MAAC held its quarterly meeting on January 24, 2018 and noted the steady growth of the MLTSS program. MLTSS enrollment increased to 53,516 as of December 2017. The MAAC highlight that since August, the program has grown by 1,200 enrollees. Additionally, the MAAC discussed the Federal Government’s reauthorization of the Child Health Insurance ...more
  • November 2017

    MAAC Quarterly Meeting, President Donald Trumps’ Executive Orders on the ACA, Stephen Komninos’ Law, 2017 Election Results, and Recent Legislationmore
  • August 2017

    MAAC Quarterly Meeting, Reorganization Plan No. 1 (2017,) and Recent Legislationmore
  • July 2017

    Fiscal Year 2018 Budget, Personal Care Services New Hourly Rate, and Recent Legislationmore
  • May 2017

    MAAC Quarterly Assistance Advisory Committee (MAAC), And Recent Legislationmore