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New Jersey’s Attorney General has launched an investigation into public health brokerage contracts and potential pay-to-play violations in Bergen County, NorthJersey.com has learned.
The investigation has resulted in at least one subpoena to Bergen County seeking contracts and related documents to be reviewed by a state grand jury. The July 31 subpoena, a copy of which was obtained by The Record and NorthJersey.com, demands the county hand over a host of records going back to 2015 related to its employee health insurance broker.
Since 2016, the county’s health broker has been Acrisure, a firm based in Michigan but with a number of New Jersey subsidiaries, including Doyle Alliance Group, which handles the Bergen contract.
The subpoena seeks records on “health benefit brokerage service contracts, or other commercial or professional arrangements, including,
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