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New Jersey Information

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

Enrollment period ends on January 31, 2024.

Special Enrollment

Special Enrollment Outside of Enrollment Dates

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

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

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


Helpful Resources

Get Covered NJ State Marketplace

Key Points

  • Enrollment for 2024 begins on November 1, 2023.
  • New Jersey uses a State-based Marketplace, Get Covered NJ.

​Important dates for 2024 enrollment

  • November 1, 2023 - Enrollment period starts
  • January 31, 2024 - Enrollment period ends
  • 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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¡Prepárese para comprar y ahorrar en seguro médico económico de calidad! La inscripción inicia el 1 de noviembre.

Get Covered New Jersey es el único lugar donde puede encontrar ayuda financiera para reducir los costos del seguro médico. Puede comparar planes médicos y de salud dental para 2024 y ver si es elegible para ahorrar.

¿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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