Posts by John Leardi:



Medicaid Expansion in New Jersey

A key feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the loosening of Medicaid eligibility requirements, is aimed at making coverage available to the working poor whose wages are near the …


Capping Medicare and Medicaid Patients

In an effort to ease some of the medical profession’s trepidation concerning the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many proponents have pointed out that it is likely to bring a new …


Health Care Reimbursement Obstacles

The insurance system — whether involving private policies or public programs like Medicare and Medicaid — is a double-edged sword for physicians and medical professionals. While it provides a means …



The Peer Review Privilege in Litigation

Most people believe that the complexity and specialized knowledge involved in any given profession makes others in that profession better equipped to regulate their own members than any outside concern. …



Pennsylvania Law Allows Doctors to Apologize

Medical professionals have long believed that many malpractice lawsuits could be avoided if doctors had more freedom to discuss adverse results candidly with patients and family members. Unfortunately, the fact …


New Jersey Affordable Care Act Statistics

A great deal of focus has been placed on statistics and trends during the six-month open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange policies and Medicaid expansion. During that …