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New Jerseyans covered by Medicaid report it's sometimes difficult to find doctors — particularly specialists — who will accept its insurance plans. Here are some tips, gathered from doctors, physician practice administrators and other patients.

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Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, who works in one of the poorest, most violent places in America, has developed a system that's tackling two of health care's most intrinsic problems: cost and quality of care. Watch a webcast where he discusses his model for care.

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Violence-prevention program, Camden GPS Program, helps the city's assault victims.

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What the heck is an ACO, anyway? What you need to know that health reform is moving forward.

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Anyone who is concerned about the future transformation of the United States clinical delivery system should pay attention to the Care Innovations Summit.

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Camden, New Jersey, which sits across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, is known as one of the nation’s most violent and impoverished cities. But as Camden’s mostly black and Latino residents navigate dangerous streets and crushing poverty, they also face a broken healthcare system. With limited access to primary care, about half of all Camden residents visit a hospital every year. The top 10 reasons for emergency room visits were all primary care issues, with the common cold topping the list.

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Dr. Robert K. Ross is president and CEO of The California Endowment, a $3.7 billion, private grant-making foundation established in 1996 to address the health needs of Californians. Prior to his appointment in September 2000, Ross served as director of San Diego County's Health and Human Services Agency. Ross has an extensive background as a clinician and public health administrator.

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