Based on the answers you provided, it looks like you should apply for the NJ FamilyCare Aged, Blind, Disabled (ABD) Programs. These programs generally cover people who are either:

  • Age 65 or older
  • Eligible for or enrolled in Medicare
  • Determined as blind or disabled by the Social Security Administration or by the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS)

Immigrant Information:

  • Applicants age 18 and under and pregnant women must be a US Citizen or Qualified Immigrant whose documents allow them to remain here permanently, regardless of date of entry.
  • Applicants age 19 and older must be a US Citizen or Qualified Immigrant. Most must be Legal Permanent Residents for at least 5 years.
  • Visit the NJ FamilyCare website for additional immigrant information.

To learn more about the ABD programs, visit the DMAHS ABD website.

How to make sure you get the health coverage you need:

  • The NJ FamilyCare Eligibility Determining Agency (EDA) will verify the information you put on your application. If the EDA cannot electronically verify your personal information, you may receive a letter asking you to provide proof. Failure to respond timely to these letters may delay the processing of your application or cause denial of your application.

It’s easy to apply!

  • Filling out this online application will take about 20 minutes. Answer all questions. Fields with an asterisk (*) are required.
  • You will need to provide information about your income and countable resources. For more information about what income and resources you need to include on your application, see the ABD Checklist.
  • When you are done, click 'Submit' on the last page.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach copies of your documents after submitting your application.

Please do not apply again if you have submitted an application and it is still being processed.
Applications that have been saved but not submitted will be deleted after 90 days.