NJ Stats: Number of State Health Insurance Mandates

(0.05 for each mandate imposed tallied up to total score)

Rank State Total Score
1 Idaho 0.65
2 Alabama 0.95
3 Michigan 1.20
4 Iowa 1.30
4 Utah 1.30
6 Hawaii 1.40
7 South Dakota 1.45
8 South Carolina 1.50
9 Mississippi 1.55
9 Ohio 1.55
11 Delaware 1.70
12 Arizona 1.75
13 Indiana 1.80
14 Alaska 1.85
15 Wyoming 1.85
16 Nevada 1.90
16 New Hampshire 1.90
18 North Dakota 2.00
18 Tennessee 2.00
20 Montana 2.05
21 Georgia 2.15
21 Oklahoma 2.15
21 West Virginia 2.15
21 Wisconsin 2.15
25 Arkansas 2.20
26 Oregon 2.25
27 Kansas 2.30
27 Vermont 2.30
29 Nebraska 2.35
29 New Jersey 2.35
31 Maine 2.40
32 Illinois 2.45
32 Kentucky 2.45
32 Massachusetts 2.45
35 Louisiana 2.55
36 Florida 2.60
37 North Carolina 2.75
38 California 2.80
38 Pennsylvania 2.80
38 Washington 2.80
41 New Mexico 2.95
42 Colorado 3.05
43 New York 3.10
43 Texas 3.10
45 Missouri 3.20
46 Connecticut 3.25
46 Minnesota 3.25
48 Virginia 3.30
49 Maryland 3.35
50 Rhode Island 3.45


The 50 State Average Score is
2.24

New Jersey is 28% higher than the Average

Source: Appendix L: Raymond J. Keating. “”State Rankings of Number of Health Insurance Mandates.” “Small Business Policy Index 2013.” December 2013. Accessed March 2014. http://www.sbecouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/SBPI2013FINAL.pdf