NJ FamilyCare is a low cost or no cost publicly funded health insurance program created to help qualified New Jersey residents access affordable health insurance.
NJ FamilyCare is a comprehensive program that provides a wide range of services, including:
- Doctor visits
- Lab tests
- Regular check-ups
- Mental health
- Preventive screenings
NJ FamilyCare includes: children, pregnant women, parents/caretaker relatives, single adults and childless couples. Financial eligibility will be determined by the latest federal tax return which, when filed, will be electronically verified.
Children 18 and under are eligible with higher incomes up to 355% FPL ($7,278/month for a family of four). Parents still need to renew the coverage each year. Children age 18 and under who are lawfully admitted can be eligible even if they have lived in this country fewer than five years.
Parents/Caretaker Relatives with income up to 138% FPL ($2,829/month for a family of four) must have tax dependent children in their household in order to be eligible under this category. The dependent children in the household must be insured also. Immigrant adults must have Legal Permanent Resident status in the US for at least five years in order to be eligible for NJ FamilyCare.
Adults without dependent children with ages 19-64 and income up to 138% FPL ($1,387/month for a single person and $1,868/month for a couple). Immigrant adults must have Legal Permanent Resident status in the US for at least five years in order to be eligible for NJ FamilyCare.
Pregnant Women up to 205% FPL ($4,203/month for a family of four). Pregnant women who are lawfully admitted can be eligible even if they have lived in this country fewer than five years.
Aged, Blind, Disabled programs including Long Term Care.*
*updated in 2019
For more information about NJ FamilyCare or to complete an application online visit www.NJFamilyCare.org. For in-person assistance completing an NJ FamilyCare application contact us at 856-451-4700.