Jessica Gould covers politics and public finance for WNYC.
A Last-Minute Push for Health Care in New Jersey
Monday, December 23, 2013
Today is the deadline for people to enroll in health care coverage that begins Jan. 1.
About 900,000 uninsured New Jersey residents are estimated to be eligible for coverage through the new law. But after computer glitches and confusion, only a few thousand people signed up over the past two months. Now navigators and health care assistants are rushing to enroll people before time runs out.