NJ residents expected to pay less for health coverage through new state-run portal

NorthJersey.com: A new state-run marketplace for New Jersey residents who buy their own health insurance — getcovered.nj.gov — goes live today, and many consumers are expected to pay less for coverage than in previous years.

A combination of new state subsidies and low premium increases by health insurers will drive the average cost for those eligible for assistance to its lowest level since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, state officials said. Average monthly premiums, when credits and subsidies are included, will be $117.

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