Program Gives Unemployed Veterans a New Mission: Helping New Jersey Residents Get Health Insurance

NJHA has received support from New Jersey Health Initiatives, a local funding program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to hire a team of Certified Application Counselors to assist individuals who need help signing up for health coverage. NJHA is proud that all of these counselors are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces - now serving in a new mission of helping others access the healthcare services they need. Learn More >>

Learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace & your new coverage options through Obamacare

Individual Mandate

Person2The ACA's "individual mandate" requires individuals to carry health insurance coverage or face a penalty – much like auto insurance rules. The law also provides tax credits and other help for those who can't afford coverage. Among the new resources required under the ACA is a "health insurance exchange" that makes it easier for consumers to shop for health insurance and sign up for coverage. These exchanges are called the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Health Insurance Marketplace

BasketpngEach state has the option of running its own Health Insurance Marketplace or joining a national marketplace. New Jersey has opted to join the national marketplace at
That site provides New Jersey residents with details about
their insurance options, enrollment information and other resources to make it easier to sign up for health insurance.