Adverse Childhood Experiences and How to Lessen their Impacts: NJ Spotlight Roundtable

We encourage you to take the time to listen to this informative and insightful podcast from NJ Spotlight. This episode is from September 27, 2019, and features the following panelists:

Dr. Kemi Alli, Chief Executive Officer, Henry J. Austin Health Center, Trenton

Christine Beyer, MSW, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Dr. Arturo Brito, MPH, Executive Director, The Nicholson Foundation

Tracy Parris-Benjamin, LMSW, FHELA, Director, Clinical Design Community Health, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Dr. Denise Rodgers, FAAFP, Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Programs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences; RBHS Chair in Interprofessional Education, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Moderator: Lilo H. Stainton, Healthcare Reporter, NJ Spotlight


TO: All providers, Health Maintenance Organizations – For Action

SUBJECT: NJ FamilyCare (NJFC) Coverage of Tobacco Cessation Products

EFFECTIVE: Claims with service dates on or after July 1, 2018

PURPOSE: To notify NJFC providers and managed Medicaid plans of a policy change by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) regarding coverage of tobacco cessation products by managed Medicaid plans.