NJ Family Care is a Federal and State funded health insurance program created to help NJ residents receive health coverage. Children, pregnant women, parents/caretaker relatives, single adults and childless couples (64 years and younger), if financially qualified, are eligible to receive health coverage.
Medicaid for the Aged, Blind and Disabled covers individuals who are 65 years or older as well as individuals determined to be blind or disabled.
Medicaid in Community is for individuals who do not receive SSI, but have income and resources under the SSI standards. Gross income is equal or less than $764.25 or $1,125.36 for a couple. The current resource maximum for an individual is $2,000 and $3,000 for a couple.
NJ Care is for individuals with gross monthly income that is equal or less than 100% of the Federal Poverty Level of $990 per month for single or $1335 for a couple. The maximum resource for an individual is $4,000 and $6,000 for a couple.
NJ Workability program offers full NJ Medicaid health coverage to people with disabilities who are working, and whose earnings would otherwise make them ineligible for Medicaid. You must be under the age of 65 years to be eligible for this program.
MLTSS/NURSING HOME CARE
MLTSS/Nursing Home Care are for individuals who need nursing home placement or home and community based services. An applicant must be clinically and financially eligible. Each of these eligibility processes is complex and must be evaluated according to the applicant’s individual circumstances.
For further information click here (LINK – http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dfd/programs)
Apply online here (LINK – https://njfc.force.com/familycare/quickstart)