NJ ACA Enrollment Period Extension

Governor Murphy Announces Extension of Affordable Care Act Enrollment Period for Uninsured in New Jersey in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Phil Murphy announced the State is extending the health insurance enrollment period for uninsured residents to sign up for coverage through Get Covered New Jersey, the state’s official health insurance marketplace, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

New Jersey will extend the window for eligible uninsured residents to enroll in a health insurance plan through the marketplace or directly from carriers through a COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period through May 15, 2021.

The coverage effective dates will be as follows:

  • Enroll by February 28, coverage effective March 1;
  • Enroll by March 31, coverage effective April 1;
  • Enroll by April 30, coverage effective May 1;
  • Enroll by May 15, coverage effective June 1.

Click here for the full announcement from the State of New Jersey.