Great news for New Jersey! After some indecision, Gov. Christie announced in his budget that he will be expanding Medicaid-provided health insurance to those New Jerseyans whose modified adjusted gross income is equal to or less than 133% of poverty (138% when a 5% income disregard is included) in 2014. Those above this income amount, but less than 400% of the poverty level, will receive subsidies under the health care exchanges on a sliding scale to purchase health insurance. There is no asset test or “look back” for these Medicaid benefits, known as “benchmark coverage,” however, the insurance would be less generous than full Medicaid state plan services typically provided to those on SSI and other Medicaid programs.