New Jersey FamilyCare

New Jersey FamilyCare’s comprehensive health coverage program provides a wide range of services depending on the person’s eligibility category.  Most New Jersey FamilyCare beneficiaries (except the Medical Emergency Payment Program for Aliens) have their health care coordinated by an health maintenance organization of their choosing.

For more information, visit the New Jersey FamilyCare website.

Covered Parties

New Jersey Family Care provides health coverage to:

  • Aged, Blind, Disabled and Individuals Qualified for Long-Term Care Services
  • Childless Couples
  • Children
  • Parents/Caretaker Relatives
  • Pregnant Women
  • Single Adults

Aged, Blind, Disabled (ABD) Programs

Low-income individuals aged 65 and over or individuals who meet the Social Security Administration guidelines for disability or blindness are eligible for the ABD segment of the New Jersey FamilyCare Program.

For more information, see the New Jersey FamilyCare Aged, Blind, Disabled Programs page of the New Jersey FamilyCare website.

NJ Cover All Kids Program

As of January 1, 2023, children under 19 may now apply for NJ FamilyCare regardless of their immigration status. All other requirements for NJ FamilyCare still apply. Visit to learn more.

NJ Get Covered Program

NJ FamilyCare - New Jersey's publicly funded health insurance program - includes CHIP, Medicaid and Medicaid expansion populations. That means qualified NJ residents of any age may be eligible for free or low-cost healthcare coverage that covers doctor visits, prescriptions, vision, dental care, mental health and substance use services, and even hospitalization.

If you are a NJ resident and you need more information on this program, please read through the pages of this website and see how to become a member of NJ FamilyCare.

Individuals ineligible for NJ FamilyCare can find information on other insurance affordability programs at