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  • NJ A4364
  • "Consumer Freedom From Unwanted Expense in Health Insurance Coverage Act."
Introduced
(12/5/2016)
In Committee
(12/5/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill, the "Consumer Freedom From Unwanted Expense in Health Insurance Coverage Act," provides a New Jersey resident with the right to purchase a health insurance policy legally sold in any other state in the United States. A foreign health insurer means an insurer licensed to sell individual health benefits plans in any other state. The bill provides that, notwithstanding any other law, rule, or regulation to the contrary, a resident shall have the right to purchase a health insurance policy legally sold in any other state in the United States. The bill further specifies that an employer shall have the right to reimburse its employees for the costs of health insurance coverage purchased pursuant to the bill. The bill also stipulates that the purchase of health insurance coverage pursuant to the bill shall satisfy any legal obligation for an individual to maintain health insurance coverage imposed by any entity having the right to require that coverage be maintained.
Financial Institutions and Insurance
Introduced, Referred to Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee  (on 12/5/2016)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
12/5/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
None specified