NJ FamilyCare Work Group
The New Jersey Health Care Reform Act of 2008 established a Work Group to develop a plan to carry out ongoing and sustainable measures to strengthen outreach to low and moderate income families who may be eligible for Medicaid, NJ FamilyCare or NJ FamilyCare ADVANTAGE; to maximize enrollment in these programs; and to ensure retention of enrollees in these programs.
Section 30:4J-19 of P.L. 2008, Chapter 38 requires that the Work Group report its activities to the Legislature, specifically the chairmen of the Senate and Assembly standing reference committees on health and human services.
Since its inception in September 2008, the Work Group has held discussions with key state health program experts from Pennsylvania, Illinois, Virginia and California, as well as with national experts - including representatives from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Urban Institute. The Work Group gathered information from these and other states as well as data on the Medicaid, NJ FamilyCare, and ADVANTAGE programs.
The following report is a result of the Work Group’s efforts since September 2008.
NJ FamilyCare Work Group Outreach & Enrollment Report 2009 (PDF)