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Expected changes to the 2022 State Health Benefits Plan

By Kevin Lyons | August 31, 2021

Health Benefits Report By Kevin Lyons As of this writing, all changes for 2022 have not been finalized. But I wanted to make sure you had up-to-the-minute guidance on where…

Navigating formulary management

By Kevin Lyons | August 16, 2021

Health Benefits Report By Kevin Lyons In 2016, when we took the bold move of moving from an open formulary (all drugs that are FDA-approved for anything) to a national…

NJ Supreme Court further analyzes in-custody for the purposes of Miranda

By Ed Esposito | August 16, 2021

Professional Development By Ed Esposito  In mid-June, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued an opinion in State v. Zakariyya Ahmad, which sets forth more context to the “in-custody” status of…

Protecting your right to see out-of-network providers

By Kevin Lyons | July 14, 2021

Health Benefits Report By Kevin Lyons Last month, we touched on the topic of high-value providers that you can access by using tools such as AMINO. Ironically, while I was…

A members’ guide to the new AG IA policy and directive

By Ed Esposito | July 14, 2021

Professional Development By Ed Esposito As many members may already know, on June 7, 2021, the Supreme Court of New Jersey upheld the validity of the Major Discipline Directive as…

New guidance issued on interactions between law enforcement and members of the press at public protests

By Ed Esposito | May 25, 2021

Professional Development By Ed Esposito In late April, the New Jersey Attorney General issued guidance on interactions between law enforcement and members of the press at public protests. Although law…

Speaking their language

By Rosemary An | May 25, 2021

New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association initiative with NJSPBA will help officers better serve citizens with communication disorders Imagine you are a law enforcement officer making a routine traffic stop for speeding.…

Recent changes that impact our profession

By Ed Esposito | April 21, 2021

Professional Development By Ed Esposito During the past several weeks, there have been a few important changes to our attorney general’s policies, case law decisions and criminal statutes. This article…

What is causing your fatigue and what to do about it?

By Mitchell Krugel | March 31, 2021

By Dr. Sachin Shah and Dr. Glenn Foss A couple weeks ago, two new patients who worked for the prosecutor’s office came into our office. They were telling us how…

Eyewitness identification procedures revised

By Ed Esposito | March 31, 2021

By Ed Esposito On February 9, the New Jersey Attorney General revised the procedures law enforcement officers must follow when composing, conducting and recording out-of-court identifications made by an eyewitness.…