NEW JERSEY’S DRG HOSPITAL PLAN FACES CHALLENGES IN U.S. COURT
EXCERPTS FROM FUND’S COMPLAINT;
ERISA FUNDS MUST WIN RIGHT TO NEGOTIATE DISCOUNT RATES
JAY RUBIN: OUTSTANDING LABOR LEADER PIONEERED EARLY HEALTH-CARE PROGRAMS
PATIENTS’ RIGHTS SPELLED-OUT IN DISCHARGE REVIEW PROGRAM
This issue of the Fund Reporter coverage of the ongoing struggle to ensure self-insured funds’ rights to continue negotiated discounts at hospitals in both New Jersey and New York. The piece on Jay Rubin, written by son Donald, described enlightened labor leadership in health services which affected all Americans. The discharge [planning] review article written by Joseph Stamm of NYSCHRO explained discharge planning and the rights of patients.