PLANS EMERGE FOR NJ HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE, NEW PROTECTIONS

New Jersey Democrats are pushing back hard against Trump and the GOP’s attempts to gut Obamacare

Three months after Gov. Phil Murphy announced New Jersey would take the reins for the state’s health insurance marketplace from the federal government, the details of what this means are starting to appear.

Democratic lawmakers introduced a dozen bills late last week to create the infrastructure, funding, and regulatory structure for a state-based system that would enable New Jersey officials to create, market, and sell health insurance policies to low-income individuals and small businesses with fewer than 50 employees.

Other measures add popular features, like coverage for children up to age 26 on their parent’s plan, and protections for the millions of residents with pre-existing conditions.

Read the full article from NJ Spotlight.