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Gov. Murphy: NJ sees record number enroll in Obamacare plans

New Jersey enrolled a record high number of people in the state’s individual health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

News 12 Staff

Feb 25, 2022, 11:13 PM

Updated 843 days ago

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Gov. Murphy: NJ sees record number enroll in Obamacare plans
New Jersey enrolled a record high number of people in the state’s individual health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.
Gov. Phil Murphy says 324,000 people enrolled in 2021. The increase stemmed from open enrollment, which ran from Nov. 1 to Jan. 31. It was a 20% jump over the previous year.
The jump comes after state and federal financial aid aimed at reducing economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak. For instance, the 2021 federal American Rescue Plan set a ceiling of 8.5% of income for the cost of health insurance.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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