Charity Care - New Jersey Hospital Care Payment Assistance Program


The New Jersey Hospital Care Payment Assistance Program (Charity Care) is available to patients for inpatient and outpatient services at all acute care hospitals throughout New Jersey. Medically necessary services may be eligible for patients who meet income and asset criteria.

Applications are available at all NJ acute care hospitals. Eligibility determination is done at the hospital where the medical service is provided when the completed application is submitted. Questions or concerns from the public and from hospitals regarding the charity care program, its implementation, and interpretation of program regulations and policy may be directed to Department of Health staff at the Office of Hospital Finance & Charity Care.

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Charity Care Program at a Glance

Last Reviewed: 3/22/2020