If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in New Jersey then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your New Jersey Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.
New Jersey Medicaid Overview
Medicaid is a program for New Jersey residents who can't afford to pay for medical care.
New Jersey Medicaid Eligibility
The enrollee must be a New Jersey resident and a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
Medicaid Income Requirements In New Jersey
Pregnant women and infants ages 0 to 1: 185% FPL.
Infants ages 0 to 1 born to Medicaid-enrolled mothers: 200% FPL.
Children ages 1 to 18: 133% FPL.
Parents/caretakers living with children ages 0 to 18: 200% FPL.
Aged, blind, and disabled: Singles and couples up to 100% FPL, with asset limit of $4,000 for singles and $6,000 for couples.
Medically-needy: Singles with income of $367 a month and asset limit of $4,000, couples with monthly income of $434 and asset limit of $6,000.
Documents You May Need
Proof of income
Proof of citizenship/immigration status
Proof you live in New Jersey
Proof of pregnancy if you're pregnant
Proof of deductions or expenses (Childcare, elderly care, etc.)
Proof of assets
Medicaid Coverage In New Jersey
The program offers inpatient and outpatient hospital treatment, laboratory tests and x-rays, early and periodic screening, diagnostic and treatment services, home health care, physician services, nurse-midwife services, assistance with family planning and any necessary supplies, nursing facilities for people over 21.