What is NJ FamilyCare for Persons Over Age 65?

HNWApplying for Medicaid Long Term Care Benefits

NJ Family CareNJ FamilyCare programs cover individuals who are age 65 years or older as well as individuals determined by the Social Security Administration or by the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) as blind or disabled. It is designed for people whose income and resources are not enough to meet the cost of necessary medical care and supporting personal services. An applicant must be a resident of New Jersey and a citizen of the United States or Qualified Immigrant. A Qualified Immigrant is a person classified for Legal Permanent Residence status for a least the preceding five years.

This program is “means tested”, meaning you must meet stated income and countable resource limits to determine eligibility.

Covered Benefits

Health care benefits include, but are not limited to:

• Dental
• Doctor visits
• Hospitalization
• Lab tests and x-rays
• Mental health
• Eyeglasses
• Specialist visits
• Prescriptions
• Rehabilitative care
• Substance abuse

To discuss your NJ Medicaid matter, please contact Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. toll-free at (855) 376-5291 or email him at fniemann@hnlawfirm.com. Please ask us about our video conferencing consultations if you are unable to come to our office.

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold Township, Monmouth County NJ Medicaid Attorney

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