The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act could clear the way for New Jersey to extend health coverage to nearly half of the state’s more than one million uninsured. Then again, it is unclear whether state Republicans, including the governor, will try to block the law’s implementation and join the legal argument that members of the national GOP have vowed to continue after learning that the court affirmed the ACA 5-4 on Thursday.
NJ Spotlight notes that NJPP data shows the Affordable Care Act “could get more than 800,000 additional New Jerseyans covered” by 2022.
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