by Andrew Kitchenman / NJ Spotlight
New Jersey Commissioner of Banking and Insurance Kenneth Kobylowski is weighing whether to allow thousands of state residents to keep their recently cancelled health insurance plans.
The decision will have major policy and political implications over the next year.
When President Obama announced on November 14 that current health plans wouldn’t have to meet new federal regulations over the next year, he opened the door to each individual state health commissioner to decide whether health plans could extend expiring coverage for another year.
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