• New Jersey Proposes the Health Benefit Exchange Act to Authorize an American Health Benefit Exchange in New Jersey Pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • February 28, 2012 | Authors: Harry M. Baumgartner; Cynthia J. Borrelli; Risa D. Rich; James P. Sasso; Susan Stryker
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  • On January 30, 2012, the New Jersey Legislature introduced Senate Bill No. 1319 and identical Assembly Bill No. A2171, with Nia Gill and Joe Vitale as primary sponsors. If adopted, this legislation will be the New Jersey Health Benefit Exchange Act. The Act is intended to provide statutory authorization for establishment of the Exchange pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, P.L. 111-148, as amended by P.L. 111-152 (the “Affordable Care Act”). A hearing on the Senate proposal is scheduled before the Senate Commerce Committee for February 27, 2012.