UnitedHealthcare Opens Health Benefits Store in Palisades Park

by Jennifer Statham, Regional Communications Director of United Healthcare View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – November UnitedHealthcare Bergen Asian Resource Center offers customer service, health education and other support to consumers with Medicare and employer-sponsored coverage, with a focus on serving the Asian-American community Community leaders and UnitedHealthcare executives celebrated grand opening today with ribbon cutting ceremony UnitedHealthcare has opened its newest health benefits store to provide enhanced customer service and ...
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Time and Labor Processes Simplified Through the Use of a Web-Based System

by Steve Usarzewicz, Director of Time and Labor for Primepoint HRMS & Payroll View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – October Employees clock in and clock out.  They take a personal day.  There’s a holiday.  Or wait, they worked a holiday?  Now there’s overtime.  Wait, what?  There’s also a union contract for different overtime rates? Keeping track of employees’ working hours can be a time-consuming and intricate task, and many organizations still complete the process manually. The use of a web-based Time and Labor system automates this process to ensure...
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Responding to Fentanyl Incidents: First Responder Safety Considerations

by Sean W. Stumbaugh, Battalion Chief (Retired) and Management Services Representative for Lexipol View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – September The use of mind-altering substances by humans is nothing new. Since the first person left a bowl of grain out in the rain, and then the sun and wild yeast did their thing, humans have had access to beer. Additional intoxicating substances followed through different methods of discovery. How people figured out that the milky substance contained in the un-ripened seed pod of the poppy flower is a powerful drug is b...
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New Jersey Among First States to Opt-in to FirstNet

by J. Michael Sweder, President of AT&T Mid-Atlantic States View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – August Governor’s decision will better connect New Jersey’s first responders Government leaders in New Jersey have much to consider when it comes to public safety. The state’s 21 counties, 565 municipalities, 250 boroughs, 52 cities, 15 towns, 244 townships, and 4 villages develop plans, craft individual budgets, and invest taxpayer resources to best meet the needs of their residents, businesses and visitors. We all know that emergencies don’t always fo...
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Mercer County an Exemplar of Special Needs Support

by Daniel Meara, Communications Manager for Arc Mercer View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – July Some well-known words of Mahatma Ghandi’s echo in Mercer County: “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its vulnerable members.” How deeply Mercer takes this quote to heart is evident in its support for people with special needs and their families. The county’s commitment to providing programs that assist and integrate the people with special needs has won it the admiration of many, not least being Senate President Stephen Sweeney.  Senat...
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Horizon’s Innovations are Driving Improvements to Healthcare

by Allen J. Karp, Senior Vice President of Healthcare Management for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – June Our healthcare delivery system is caught in a time warp. At one end of the spectrum, medical technology and approaches to care have never been more advanced.  Yet, the way our health system is organized and financed is a relic of the past, making health care more expensive, untethered to quality and economically unsustainable. Health care costs in the U.S. have risen annually and now top $3 trillio...
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New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program – Your Power to Save

View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – May Join the thousands of New Jersey homeowners, businesses and municipalities that have taken advantage of incentives offered by New Jersey's Clean Energy Program™. These programs provide opportunities for you to save energy, money and help protect our   climate and shoreline. New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program strives to encourage and transform the way New Jersey consumes and manages its energy usage.  Continue reading to learn more about how you can participate and watch your savings add up! Does Your Home Suffer From t...
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Credit Union of New Jersey Offers Perks

by Connie Sullivan, Business Development Manager for Credit Union of New Jersey View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – April Credit Union of New Jersey is chartered by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance to be the credit union for all State of New Jersey employees, and we are now pleased to be able to serve local government employees at the county, municipal, and township level. Our Perks@Work program, designed for our civil service partners, offers exclusive membership benefits and discounts. Credit Union of New Jersey was chartered in 1943 to...
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Timing and Process Key in Development Projects

by Marjorie "MK" Kaplan, Senior Account Executive for Axiom Communications View the entire newsletter for more articles: 2017 – NJAC County Biz – March Delays in construction projects can be costly — but perhaps the most expensive delays are the ones that occur before construction even begins.  Materials and labor costs continue to rise in the economic expansion, and the cost of projects can increase from 10-20% from the time they are approved to the time construction begins. “The political environment can be very cumbersome, and months or even years can pass between the time a project is...
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Moorestown, Burlington County Lives Up to Its Name

by Alannah Dragonetti, Head of Marketing for GovPilot View the entire newsletter for more articles:  2017 – NJAC County Biz – February Granting residents more ways to connect with a more efficient local government. In 2005, Money magazine surveyed over one thousand small towns to find the 100 best places to live in the United States. With its strong sense of community, stellar school system and close proximity to Philadelphia, Moorestown, NJ topped Money’s list. Twelve years later, Moorestown remains the model suburb, a distinction exemplified by the township’s recent adoption of GovPil...
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