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Affordable Care Act Information: Get Covered NJ State Marketplace

Open enrollment under the Get Covered NJ State Marketplace begins November 1, 2023. By state law, New Jersey residents are required to obtain medical insurance.

Get Covered NJ State Marketplace

Special Enrollment

Special Enrollment Outside of Enrollment Dates

Special enrollment is possible if you have a qualifying life event outside of the open enrollment period.

You can enroll in or change plans if you have certain life changes or qualify for NJ FamilyCare (Medicaid and CHIP).

Qualifying Life Events Include:

  • Marriage/Divorce
  • Losing other health coverage
  • Having a baby
  • Adopting a child
  • Turning 26 and losing coverage through a parent's plan
  • Becoming a U.S. citizen
  • Moved to a new residence
  • Leaving incarceration
  • Others

New Jersey Information

Enrollment for Get Covered NJ for 2024 began on November 1, 2023.

Enrollment period ended on January 31, 2024.


Helpful Resources

Get Covered NJ State Marketplace

Key Points

​Important dates for 2024 enrollment

  • November 1, 2023 - Enrollment period starts
  • January 31, 2024 - Enrollment period ended
  • If you enroll by December 31, your coverage will start on January 1. If you enroll in January, your coverage will start on February 1


Enrolling and Re-Enrolling

  • Existing NJ Marketplace Customers
  • New Customers - Get Started
  • Tips for Choosing a Plan - Things to consider when shopping for health insurance.
  • Plan Comparison Tool 2024 - Compare health plans, costs, and estimate how much financial help you may qualify for.
  • To enroll you will need
    • Home and/or mailing addresses
    • Birth Dates
    • Social Security numbers
    • Immigration documentation, if applicable
    • Employer and income information for every member of your household ( for example, pay stubs or W-2 forms)
    • You best estimate of what your household income will be for the year you are seeking coverage
    • Policy numbers for any current health plans covering members of your household

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El período de inscripción abierta para el año de cobertura 2024 finalizó el 31 de enero. Usted puede ser elegible para inscribirse en una cobertura fuera de la inscripción abierta si tiene un cambio importante en su vida o alcanza un determinado nivel de ingresos.

¿Necesita seguro médico? Vea si es elegible para un período de inscripción especial.

Información general del Período de Inscripción Especial (SEP).


Nueva Jersey sigue teniendo como requisito obtener cobertura de salud.

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