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The Law

Affordable Care Act

Key Points

  • New Jersey uses the federally-facilitated marketplace. 
  • Explore coverage options and enroll at HealthCare.gov
  • Open Enrollment for 2019 coverage starts November 1, 2018.

Important dates for 2019 enrollment

  • November 1, 2018: Open Enrollment starts — first day you can enroll in a 2019 Marketplace plan.
  • December 15, 2018: Open Enrollment ends.
  • January 1, 2019: Plans sold during open enrollment start.

Enrolling and Re-Enrolling

Special Enrollment Outside of Enrollment Dates

Special enrollment is possible if you have a qualifying life event.

Qualifying Life Events Include:

  • Marriage/Divorce
  • Losing other health coverage
  • Having a baby
  • Adopting a child
  • Gaining citizenship or lawful presence in the U.S.
  • Leaving incarceration
  • Moving to a new residence
  • Others

Assistance

  • A toll-free hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325).  Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. [Closed Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.] Assistance is available in English and 150 other languages.
  • In-person assistance by navigators and certified application counselors is available.  Find local help locations at https://localhelp.healthcare.gov

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