Senator Vitale FamilyCare Reform Bill Signed into Law

HAMILTON – A bill sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Barbara Buono which would overhaul the State’s FamilyCare health insurance program for the working poor, to provide accessible, quality health care to all New Jerseyans was signed into law today by Governor Codey.

Senator Vitale on families who do not have health insurance. OC – “…we do not know.”Senator Vitale on families who do not have health insurance. OC – “…we do not know.”

Senator Vitale on health care advocates coming together to fix FamilyCare and on increasing attention to the FamilyCare program. OC – “…approximately 106,000 are enrolled.” Senator Vitale on health care advocates coming together to fix FamilyCare and on increasing attention to the FamilyCare program. OC – “…approximately 106,000 are enrolled.” (0:44)

Senator Vitale on simplifying the enrollment process, and . OC – “…other points of care.” Senator Vitale on simplifying the enrollment process, and . OC – “…other points of care.” (1:56)

Senator Vitale on establishing a buy-in program for uninsured children who do not qualify for FamilyCare, on opening the program for parents, and on the societal problems of uninsurance. OC – “…are wake-up call.” Senator Vitale on establishing a buy-in program for uninsured children who do not qualify for FamilyCare, on opening the program for parents, and on the societal problems of uninsurance. OC – “…are wake-up call.” (1:38)