NJ Family Care

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  • In New Jersey, if your children are 18 years old and younger, are uninsured and meet certain eligibility requirements, they may be eligible for health insurance through NJ Family Care.
  • To be eligible, your child must be a resident of New Jersey, cannot have any other health insurance coverage, including Medicaid, and must meet certain family income guidelines. Children living in families with incomes up to 350% of the federal poverty level are eligible for NJ FamilyCare. For example, a child that lives in a family of four that has an annual income up to $70,000 would qualify.
  • If eligible for NJ FamilyCare, your child will be covered for most medical services. NJ FamilyCare covers doctor visits, prescriptions, lab tests, x-rays, lab tests, eyeglasses and dental care (for most eligible kids).
  • Premiums for health insurance through FamilyCare is based on family income. Significant premium assistance is available for lower income families.
  • To apply, you must complete an application. For additional information, call 800-701-0710 or visit on line at http://www.njfamilycare.org/.

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