It has been brought to our attention that significant changes in NJ Family Care have recently gone into effect. Some of the changes can have an impact on many families in our town. “Due to New Jersey’s current budget situation, cuts to the NJ Family Care program are being made as of March 1, 2010 which affect parent/caretaker coverage only” is a quote from the Nj Family Care website. Click here to be redirected to the NJ Family Care website to view the changes.
For your convenience, we have added some of the important information below.
- Immigrant parents/caretakers otherwise eligible for NJ FamilyCare who did not have legal permanent residence status for at least five years can no longer be enrolled in NJ FamilyCare.
- Parents/caretakers requesting NJ FamilyCare coverage for themselves face a much lower income eligibility level than previously. For details, please see the Who is Covered page and Income Eligibility and Cost.
- Currently enrolled parents/caretakers who are disenrolled will not be able to re-enroll. It is important to pay premiums on time and to submit renewal applications when expected.