Legislation


A 546 (see companion bill S 148) – New Jersey

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2020
Link: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillView.asp?BillNumber=A546

“Consumer Freedom From Unwanted Expense in Health Insurance Coverage Act.” The bill provides that, notwithstanding any other law, rule, or regulation to the contrary, a resident shall have the right to purchase a health insurance policy legally sold in any other state in the United States. The bill further specifies that an employer shall have the right to reimburse its employees for the costs of health insurance coverage purchased pursuant to the bill. The bill also stipulates that the purchase of health insurance coverage pursuant to the bill shall satisfy any legal obligation for an individual to maintain health insurance coverage imposed by any entity having the right to require that coverage be maintained.

Key Issues: HEALTHCARE MARKETS

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