S 1428 – New JerseyStatus: In Process
Year Introduced: 2023
“New Jersey Public Option Health Care Act.” The State shall obtain waivers and other approvals relating to Medicaid, NJ FamilyCare, Medicare, the Affordable Care Act, and any other appropriate federal programs, under which federal funds and other subsidies that are paid to the State of New Jersey are used, as appropriate, to create a public option for New Jerseyans to purchase health insurance. The Department of Health shall create a New Jersey Public Option Health Care Program that includes as many providers as possible and comes at the lowest possible cost for New Jerseyans shopping for health insurance and that provides an efficient, competitive publicly-run alternative to the private insurance market.
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