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When it comes to compliance, most everyone agrees that the privacy regulations set forth by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are critical and worthy of being upheld – even if doing so means extra effort (and expense) by those entrusted to handle such personal data and information. For healthcare organizations, a full commitment to HIPAA compliance is obligatory but there are other groups that are similarly implicated. Those include organizations that may handl...

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The IRS has started to issue a new round of ACA penalties that focus on failure to distribute 1095-C forms to employees and to file 1094-C and 1095-C forms with the federal tax agency by required deadlines. These are penalties in addition to penalties for not offering the required healthcare coverage.

In the final days of 2018, the agency started assessing penalties to organizations that failed to file forms 1094-C and 1095-C with the IRS or furnish 1095-C forms to employees under IRC...

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PriorityOne Group, a New Jersey-based provider of integrated IT services across multiple industries, is hosting a series of complimentary webinars covering some of the most significant cybersecurity issues facing businesses today.

The first program in the series, Why Your Cybersecurity Approach Matters, is scheduled for Jan. 16, 2019, from 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST. Presenters will discuss the following:

  • What a Cyber Incident Means to You
  • Cybersecurity Basic ...
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According to Shahryar Shaghaghi, Head of International BDO Cybersecurity, “All it takes is one weak link in the security chain for hackers to access and corrupt a product feature, an entire supply chain or a critical piece of infrastructure. The stakes are too high in the manufacturing industry for complacency or inattention. Security can no longer be considered an add-on to products and processes.”

Top 20 Risk Factors Facing Manufacturers

Cybersecurity is...

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Coverage of NJTMA's September, 26, 2018 meeting on 3D manufacturing.

BY ANTHONY BIRRITTERI, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ON SEP 27, 2018

3D printing will deliver a revolution to the manufacturing industry, but implementing the technology is still filled with challenges, according to Robert Hassold, founder and CEO of Cimquest, Inc., who was the keynote speaker at last night’s New Jersey Technology Manufacturing Associ...

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New Jersey will be one of three states and the unincorporated U.S. territory of Puerto Rico to take part in the nationwide National Policy Academy, aimed at developing best practices for their respective local manufacturing industries, according to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.New Jersey w...

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Hello All,

One of Brown & Brown\'s carriers, CNA, recently shared the attached article with me and I wanted to pass it along to all of you. It highlights the emerging cyber risk in the manufacturing industry, and gives examples of how manufacturers are exposed to a cyber related claim. If anyone has any questions related to Cyber Liability please do not hesitate to reach out to me.

Sincerely,

Brendan Garry

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Esco Optics is looking to add eager and reliable employees to our optical fabrication team. A growing optical manufacturing company in Oak Ridge we have opportunities for candidates with optical experience as well as recent graduates or introductory roles in manufacturing/shop work. Beginner candidates should be willing to work in a shop space with manual and CNC-fabrication software. Our team ranges from tenured employees of 40 years+ to recent vocational school graduates. Interested or woul...

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The cost of family coverage offered through employers' health plans is expected to rise only modestly this year, but that still will push the average cost past $28,000 for family coverage, Milliman Inc. said in the 2018 Milliman Medical Index report.

The total cost of coverage for a family of four under an employer-sponsored preferred provider organization plan — including pr...

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New Policy Proposal
During President Trump\\\\\\\'s speech, the Department of Health and Human Services released what it called a blueprint titled \\\\\\\"American Patients First\\\\\\\" with details of the plan. \\\\\\\"American Patients First\\\\\\\" proposes:
• A potential requirement for drug makers to disclose the cost of their medicine in television advertisements
• Banning a pharmacist \\\\\\\"gag rule,\\\\\\\" which prevents druggists from telling customers wh...

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A group of Democratic senators on Wednesday introduced an expanded public option for health insurance as the party debates the next steps to build on ObamaCare. 

The new proposal, called the Choose Medicare Act, was introduced by Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), both seen as potential presidential contenders, though Murphy has said he is not running in 2020. 

The measure has no real chance of becoming law anytime soon, but is part of a growing debate a...

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On September 7th the NJTMA hosted our summer dinner meeting at the Kenilworth Hotel.  The meeting covered different ways our members can help to increase their marketing presence on the web.  

Vesna Day from NJ Advanced Media presented on how their company has been helping businesses in NJ start or advance their digital marketing campaigns.  For more information you can visit  NJ Advance Media

Following Vesna\\\'...

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With the launch of the new NJTMA website B&M now has a new listing on the web. Check out our complete profile to learn about our business and how we can help you with all your machining needs.

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With Congress back in session after its summer recess, both the House and Senate are working to address several high priority issues – including some, such as the budget resolution to repeal and replace some parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), that require action by the end of the fiscal year, Sept. 30. At this point, the ACA remains the law of the land, despite several attempts within Congress to pass a repeal bill under the 2017 budget reconciliation process. While health care talks a...

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Arm-R-Lite is proud to introduce our exclusive push-out awning windows which can be fabricated into any new Arm-R-Lite glass and aluminum garage door. Awning windows allow customers to open a window within the garage door to ventilate or let in fresh air. Arm-R-Lite’s exclusive awning windows are easy to operate and available for both fixed and operational garage doors.  Custom colors and screen options are available.  Arm-R-Lite’s exclusive awning windows can also be used in both comme...

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On May 10, 2017 Allendale Machinery Systems Hosted a Haas Demo Day at our Upper Saddle River, NJ Location.  Customers were able to visit and see cutting demonstrations on 5 new Haas machines.  Along with Machines we had 20 tooling and accessories vendors on hand to discuss with customers the latest technologies available to the manufacturing world.

After visiting the showroom customers were able to get lunch from any of the 3 food trucks we had on site.  The event was a huge succes...

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