Health insurance can be confusing, and sometimes it’s hard to choose between all the plans that are available. A statewide network of trained professionals is available to help with enrollment.
Assisters are trained and certified individuals who can provide free help in person or by phone.
Agents and Brokers are licensed in New Jersey and trained and registered by the Marketplace. They are generally paid by insurance companies whose plans they sell. They are required to act in a consumer’s best interest and can refer consumers for Medicaid/CHIP help. Find someone nearby to help you apply - https://localhelp.healthcare.gov/#/
You will need to have the following information for yourself and anyone in your household applying for coverage:
Home and/or mailing addresses
Social Security numbers
Information about the professional helping you apply (if you're getting help completing your application)
Document information for legal immigrants, if applicable
Tax returns for previous years
Employer and income information for every member of your household (for example, pay stubs or W-2 forms)
Your best estimate of what your household income will be in 2020
Policy numbers for any current health plans covering members of your household