New Jersey Neurosurgical Society

The New Jersey Neurosurgical Society is dedicated to supporting neurosurgeons in the State of New Jersey by representing their clinical and socio-economic interests both locally and nationally.
Recent Blogs & News Updates

Important Read: Narrow Networks and Neurosurgical Care

All, please take a look at this important blog article from NeurosurgeryBlog.org as it is particularly important to NJNS. It reinforces our position that we do not have an out of network problem, but rather an exceedingly narrow network problem that may eventually...

Insurance Carrier Profit Models in the Age of Self-Funding

Insurance carrier profit models in the age of self-funding Historically, insurance companies made money by collecting more in insurance premiums than they paid out in medical claims (underwriting profit).  Now, with the majority (68.3% in New Jersey) of insured lives...

A-1952 Update

Dear Colleagues: As you know, the latest “Out-of-Network” bill, A-1952, passed through the Assembly Appropriations Committee on October 27, despite opposition from our Society, MSNJ, the Hospital Association, and all other provider groups who testified against it. The...

A Strategic Approach to Adequate Patient Healthcare Access in 2016

A Strategic Approach to Adequate Patient Healthcare Access in 2016 Scott Meyer – Secretary January 1st, 2016 In the upcoming legislative session the Access to Care Coalition plans to take a more proactive posture to insure that New Jersey patients have adequate access...

Challenges to Current Practice: Update for NJ Neurosurgeons

Challenges to Current Practice - Update for New Jersey Neurosurgeons Marc Arginteanu, MD, FACS Past President of NJNS In May 2015, an out-of-network reform bill was introduced by Assemblyman Craig Coughlin, Assemblyman Troy Singleton, Assemblyman Gary Schaer and...

Senate Commerce Committee Refused to clear S-20

Senate Commerce Committee refused to clear S-20 (“Out-of-Network” bill) for consideration by the full NJ Senate Rajnik Raab, M.D. – NJNS President When the New Jersey Neurosurgical Society last met in June, 2015, the “Out-of-Network” bill (A-4444/S-20) had just been...