NJ Gov. Plans to Drop Some Legal Residents from State Health Insurance Plan

Today, Governor Christie announced that in order to help close a budget shortfall, he plans to drop legal permanent residents with less than 5 years of legal status from New Jersey’s state insurance plan for low-income residents. Critics claim that dropping 12, 000 from the rolls will not help the State’s bottom line. Instead those 12,000 will seek more expensive care at hospitals and emergency rooms. Read more on the plan here.

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