Program DescriptionThe Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) administer state and federally-funded health insurance programs for certain groups of low and moderate income people. New Jersey Medicaid is an entitlement program that provides health insurance for more than 600,000 very low-income parents, children and people who are aged, blind or disabled. It pays for hospital, doctor, prescription drug, nursing home and many other healthcare benefits.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of New Jersey, a U.S. national, citizen or permanent resident in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. You must also be either pregnant, have a child(ren) with a disability, or be responsible for children under 19 years of age.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
The Office of Customer Service oversees ten (10) Medical Assistance Customer Centers (MACC) throughout the state. The MACCs serve as focal points of information and problem solving for customers, families, providers and other agencies throughout the state. Click here for listing of MACCs: http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dmahs/info/resources/macc/index.html
Our mailing address is: Quakerbridge Plaza P.O. Box 712 Trenton NJ 08625-0712
For questions about New Jersey Medicaid, call your local MACC or toll-free at: 1-800-356-1561
People can apply for the New Jersey Medicaid program either by calling: 1-800-356-1561