Media Release: Feds Announce 2 Day Extension For Consumers Seeking Health Coverage Effective January 1

Media Release:  Feds Announce 2 Day Extension For Consumers Seeking Health Coverage Effective January 1

Highland Park, NJ – NJ for Health Care coalition partners working to educate New Jersey consumers on health options available to them under the Affordable Care Act were pleased with the announcement that consumers will have two additional days to enroll in order to be covered on the first day of the New Year.

HHS announced the deadline to sign up for January 1 coverage has been extended to 11:59pm PST December 17 due to unprecedented traffic on, Healthcare.gov.  This extension is specific to states that …

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N.J. lawmakers take action on surprise out-of-network medical costs

N.J. lawmakers take action on surprise out-of-network medical costs

Maura Collinsgru of NJ Citizen Action praised the bill for looking out for consumers who are “dealing with the stress of being ill.”

“It should be enough for consumers to pick their provider and in-network facility. If they have to drill down 10 layers” to find out the out-of-network information “they are not going to be able to do it. Let’s give them a break.”

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