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"Medicaid provides health insurance to parents/caretakers and dependant children, pregnant women, and people who are aged, blind or disabled. These programs pay for hospital services..."
"Children age 18 and younger may be eligible for NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid if their family's total income before taxes is at or below 350% of the Federal Poverty Level...."
Many groups of people are covered by Medicaid. Even within these groups, though, certain requirements must be met. These may include your age, whether you are pregnant, disabled, blind, or aged; your income and resources (like bank accounts, real property, or other items that can be sold for cash); and whether you are a U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted immigrant. The rules for counting your income and resources vary from state to state and from group to group. There are special rules for those who live in nursing homes and for disabled children living at home.
"...The poverty thresholds are the original version of the federal poverty measure... The poverty guidelines are the other version of the federal poverty measure.
"Mandatory services provided for all New Jersey Medicaid clients..."
:Medicaid is a program that provides health coverage to some low-income New Jersey residents. Medicaid covers families with children and pregnant women, medically needy individuals, the elderly, and people with disabilities..."
Individual state profiles..."
Tens of thousands of women in New Jersey receive health care coverage through Medicaid..."
The Medicaid program provides health insurance for over 504,000 low-income children in New Jersey."
"...A GO individual is a person who is a U.S. citizen or a qualified alien assessed by a State Community Choice counselor or an Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) assessor as clinically and financially eligible for Medicaid nursing facility level of care...."