To be eligible for New Jersey Medicaid, a person must:
Don't go through the Medicaid Application Process alone.
Medicaid in New Jersey is a state program that will provide health coverage to qualified residents. Specifically New Jersey Medicaid provides health insurance to parents and/or caretakers and dependent children, pregnant women and people who are aged, blind or disabled – but only if state and federal guidelines are met.
These programs pay for hospital services, doctor visits, prescriptions, nursing home care and other healthcare needs, depending on what program a person is eligible for.
  • be a resident of New Jersey

  • be a U.S. Citizen or qualified alien (most immigrants who arrive after August 22, 1996 are barred from Medicaid for five years, but could be eligible for NJ FamilyCare and certain programs for pregnant women) meet specific standards for financial income and resources
In addition a person must fall into one of the following categories:
  • Families with dependent children
  • People who are 65 years of age or older, blind or permanently disabled
  • Pregnant women
Many people find it helpful to speak with a NJ Medicaid Lawyer
like those at Begley Law Group to help better understand the details of the New Jersey Medicaid process.

New Jersey Medicaid

The Medicaid lawyers at Begley Law Group will:

  • Explain the Medicaid process in everyday terms.

  • Guide you in assembling the documents needed to expedite and facilitate final approval.

  • Enlist and coordinate the participation of the nursing home and county Medicaid office.

  • Spot and address red flags, which may hinder final approval.

  • Attend the intake conference with the county Medicaid office.

For questions about New Jersey Medicaid, call 1-800-356-1561 or your County Welfare Agency.

Don't go through the Medicaid Application Process alone.