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New Jersey Medical Insurance Statistics

Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in New Jersey:


Total New Jersey Residents


Total Uninsured New Jersey Residents


Total New Jersey HMO enrollment


Avg annual employee premium in New Jersey employer-sponsored plan (after employer contribution)


Avg New Jersey hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance)
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation: Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008); Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008; Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee; For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008; Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007

Frequently asked questions

The New Jersey Health Insurance Mandate was enacted on November 21, 2019. Under this mandate, all New Jersey residents are required to have health insurance. Both individuals and families must have at least a minimum of essential coverage. If you qualify for an exemption, you may not need to maintain a healthcare plan.
Plans for 2020 are no longer available in New Jersey since the open enrollment period is over. However, those with qualifying events are still able to enroll in a plan for the current year. Open enrollment for 2021 plans will begin on November 1, 2020. These plans will be available through private providers as well as New Jersey's own exchange.
New Jersey residents can expect to pay an average of $219.14 per person* for a major medical individual health insurance plan. Prices will vary and premiums can be lower if you are in good health.
Metal LevelAverage Monthly Premium*
* This is the average price of a plan available from eHealth in New Jersey, but actual prices available depend on zip code, age, gender, and other factors.  Get a personalized quote to see what may be available for you.