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 has an agreement for services with Princeton Public Affairs Group (PPAG), Inc., for all governmental relations and advocacy matters relating to LeadingAge New Jersey members’ legislative interests. News From Trenton provides an overview of recent legislative matters relevant to the senior care industry.

  • 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 Legislation more
  • August 2017

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

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

    MAAC Quarterly Assistance Advisory Committee (MAAC), And Recent Legislation more


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