New Jersey Medicare Plans and New Jersey Health Insurance Plans

New Jersey Health Insurance Plans
There are various New Jersey Medicare Plans for people above 65, or for people under 65 with disabilities. There are also a variety of New Jersey Health Insurance Plans for people under age 65. The population New Jersey (NJ) totals 8.9 million people. For the years 2011/2012, health insurance coverage for New Jersey residents included:

  • 55% have employer insurance vs. 48% of people in the U.S.
  • 4% have Individual insurance vs. 5% of people in the U.S
  • 15% are uninsured vs. 15% of people in the U.S
  • 14% are on Medicare vs. 14% of people in the U.S
  • 12% are on Medicaid vs. 16% of people in the U.S

New Jersey Medicare Plans: New Jersey Medicare Advantage Plans
New Jersey Medicare Plans: New Jersey Medicare Prescription Drug Plans
New Jersey Medicare Plans: New Jersey Medicare Supplement Plans
New Jersey Individual Comprehensive Major Medical Plans (Obamacare Plans)
New Jersey Dental Insurance Plans
New Jersey Supplemental Insurance
New Jersey Long-Term Care
Health Care Reform
Additional Resources

 

New Jersey Medicare Plans

New Jersey Medicare Plans: New Jersey Medicare Advantage Plans

Instead of opting for Original Medicare, you may enroll in one of New Jersey Medicare Advantage Plans. These plans are available through private insurance companies. By law, they will provide all services covered by the Original Medicare. Plans usually contain a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan and other extra services such as wellness programs, dental, hearing and vision services, as well as gym membership.

There are several types of Medicare Advantage plans. These include HMO, PPO, PFFS, MSA and SNP. All plans are available within the state of New Jersey. Below is the list of New Jersey Medicare Advantage vendors represented by Liberty Medicare:

New Jersey Medicare Plans: New Jersey Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

If you are covered by the Original Medicare, you should enroll in one of the stand-alone New Jersey Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs). Signing up is optional, but highly recommended. There is a penalty charged for delayed enrollment. PDPs are run by private insurance companies that cover both generic and brand name drugs. Most of these are well-known companies are prolific, conducting business across most U.S. states.

Below is the list of Medicare Prescription Drug providers in New Jersey represented by Liberty Medicare:

State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs (SPAPs)

New Jersey has two SPAPs, namely,  PAAD and Senior Gold. SPAPs provide financial assistance for prescription drugs based on financial need, age, or medical condition.

New Jersey Medicare Plans: New Jersey Medicare Supplement Plans

Medicare Supplement Plans (Medigap Plans) provide a buffer against the medical expenses that Original Medicare allows, but pays only partially. These expenses, known as out-of-pocket costs, include deductibles, copayments / coinsurances and excess charges. Without such plans, you may incur significant Medicare health costs. Plans are sold by private insurance companies licensed in New Jersey.

New Jersey Medicare Supplement Plans describe New Jersey specific Medigap regulations, and provide a Liberty Medicare list of  New Jersey Medigap carriers.

New Jersey Individual Comprehensive Major Medical Plans (Obamacare Plans)

Obamacare Plans refer to health plans that are compliant with Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act (PPACA). These plans are known as Qualified Health Plans (QHPs). They must include Essential Health Benefits and provide all Obamacare Benefits and Protections. The plans may be sold through Health Insurance Marketplaces, also known as Exchanges, as well as directly through insurance vendors.

New Jersey Health Insurance Marketplace describes the specifics of New Jersey Exchange, and provide a Liberty Medicare list of insurance companies offering New Jersey Obamacare plans.

New Jersey Dental Insurance Plans

Dental Insurance in New Jersey is available for people under 65 as well as for people over 65. There are three types of Dental Insurance available:

  • Indemnity Dental Insurance. Dental insurance without network limitations where you may choose your own dentist.
  • PPO Dental Insurance. It operates through a network of preferred doctors whose services are based on discount charges.  For a larger charge, you also may visit doctors outside the network.
  • Dental Discount Plans. This is not actually dental insurance. Rather, these plans are an agreement between the insurance company and participating doctors who are offering discount prices for the majority of dental work they perform.

All of these plans are available in New Jersey.  See Liberty Medicare list of Dental & Vision Insurance Providers.

New Jersey Supplemental Insurance

New Jersey supplemental insurance plans, such as Hospital Indemnity plans, Recovery Care plans and Critical Illness plans, are Indemnity Health Plans. They allow you to visit any health provider without health network limitations. Such plans pay you the specified cash amount for each covered service, regardless of what the provider charges you.

A variety of Supplemental Plans are available in New Jersey. See Liberty Medicare list of Individual Supplemental Insurance Providers.

New Jersey Long-Term Care

Long-Term Care (LTC) includes assistance, support and services provided over an extended period in order to meet medical, personal, and social needs for people who are unable fully support themselves. It includes medical and non-medical care. LTC is provided in a variety of settings such as in an individual home, in the community sites, in an assisted living facility, or in a skilled nursing facility.

Many Long-Term Insurance Plans are available in New Jersey. See Liberty Medicare list of Long-Term Care Providers.

Health Care Reform

How the Health Care Law is Making a Difference for the People of New Jersey

Additional Resources

NJ Health Link
New Jersey Shopping for Health Insurance
New Jersey Medicaid
New Jersey Family Care

Let Liberty Medicare Help you to Select one of New Jersey Medicare Plans / New Jersey Health Insurance Plans

Liberty Medicare is here to help you through all phases of choosing and enrolling in the best, most suitable New Jersey Health Plan (Medicare Plan or Individual Health Insurance Plan) for you.

All of our services are offered at no cost to you. We’ll help you to compare key features of the New Jersey Health Plans in your area including:

  • Benefits
  • Cost
  • Doctor access and network limitations
  • Medical Underwriting (if applicable)
  • Plan quality

Liberty Medicare represents many well-known Medicare and Individual Health vendors in New Jersey. Learn more about all benefits of working with Liberty Medicare.

Researching New Jersey Health insurance? Let us guide you. To view real quotes from insurance providers, please fill out our Medicare Quotes or Individual Health Quotes form. Alternatively, you may give us a call at 877-657-7477, and you will be connected to a licensed agent/broker.