New Jersey insurers weighing whether to extend health plans scheduled to expire next year face a tight timeframe and serious logistical hurdles in making those decisions.
In addition, the consequences of continuing those plans are unclear. The insurers could face legal action from patients who would not receive protections guaranteed by plans that comply with the federal Affordable Care Act.
These were among the issues addressed during a legislative hearing held yesterday in Trenton on a recent state decision to allow insurers to decide whether to extend expiring health plans.
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