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Direct Primary Care

Membership to Direct Primary Care Doctor's Office Included in N.J. SHBP/SEHBP Benefits

The New Jersey State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees' Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) offer employees, pre-65-year-old retirees not eligible for Medicare, and their covered dependents the opportunity to join a Direct Primary Care doctor's office. This is available as part of the plans listed below and does not require any changes to your health insurance. Simply choose a Direct Primary Care doctor from Everside Health (formerly Paladina Health and R-Health) or Sanitas Medical Centers and get unlimited access to personalized care with no copays, when and where it's convenient for you. Direct Primary Care doctors provide a full range of services including preventative, urgent, and sick care, health and wellness coaching, chronic disease management, and care coordination.

The Direct Primary Care program is available to employees, non-Medicare retirees, and dependents covered under the following SHBP/SEHBP Plans:*

  • Horizon NJ DIRECT/Aetna Freedom plans
  • Horizon OMNIA/Aetna Liberty Plus plans
  • Horizon CWA Unity DIRECT/Aetna CWA Unity Freedom plans
  • Horizon or Aetna NJ Educators Health Plans
  • Garden State Health Plan

*Aetna plans will be effective 7/1/2024

Your Benefits Through the Direct Primary Care Program

  • Zero membership fee and no copays for unlimited access to your personal primary care doctor
  • Same-day and next-day appointments for urgent issues
  • Evening and weekend availability
  • Call, text, and video chat with your doctor 24/7
  • Little to no wait to see your doctor, with average wait time of less than 5 minutes
  • On-site blood work at no cost
  • Basic medications for acute conditions and immunizations at no cost
  • Convenient locations in New Jersey
Join with Everside Health

Everside Health website

Telephone: 866-808-6005

Everside Health

Join with Sanitas Medical Center
Everside Health Locations

Cherry Hill

1040 Kings Highway North, Suite 104
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034



4 Brighton Road, Suite 208
Clifton, NJ 07012



32 Scotch Road, Suite 1
Ewing, NJ 08628


Fair Lawn

14-01 Broadway, Suite 3-100
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410


1235 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road
Suite 301 & 302, Building C
Hamilton, NJ 08619


Jersey City

100 Town Square Place, Suite 630
Jersey City, NJ 07310


New Brunswick

205 Easton Avenue, Suite 2
New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Toms River

355 Lakehurst Road
Toms River, NJ 08755



1000 White Horse Road, Suite 202
Voorhees, NJ 08043


West Orange

405 Northfield Avenue, Suite 105
West Orange, NJ 07052



630 Beverly Rancocas Road
Willingboro, NJ 08046


301 Oxford Valley Road, Suite 1501
Yardley, PA 19067


Sanitas Medical Center Locations


200 Williamson St. Suite 120
Elizabeth, NJ 07202



1 Clara Maass Drive, Second Floor, Suite 250
Belleville, NJ 07109


Union City

3196 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Union City, NJ 07087


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"My doctor was very helpful. She spent the right amount of time listening to me and providing positive feedback and creating a plan to help me feel better."
-Everside Health Hamilton Patient

"My doctor has helped me greatly. She is a caring professional who takes her time to listen and to reflect back about my health. I am very happy to have an Everside Health provider. I am just sad I didn't make the change earlier!"
-Everside Health Clifton Patient

"I love being able to make an appointment conveniently online and receive confirmations via email. I love being able to ask the doctor a question using the app and having virtual follow up appointments with my doctor too."
-Everside Health New Brunswick Patient

"My doctor helped me a lot and I was able to avoid costly alternative office visits with other doctors and specialists. I feel much better managing my chronic condition."
-Everside Health West Orange Patient

"I have been searching for a primary care provider for over a year and I'm so glad I made the call to Everside Health. My first experience was awesome from the moment I walked in, to the moment I left."
-Everside Health Hamilton Patient

"The excellent Dr. Sharma is one of those few doctors who is not only highly professional but also practices medicine with her heart. She takes care of everyone in my family and knows us all by name…She always returns our calls right away when we need her, she never lets us down. Recently, her preventive care plan for my husband saved his life when he got COVID."
-Milagros, Sanitas patient, State of New Jersey

"La excelente doctora Sharma es de los pocos doctores que existen hoy día que ejercen su carrera con el corazón…Ella siempre recuerda los nombres de mi familia el cuál somos todos sus pacientes…Nos regresa la llamada enseguida, cosa que siempre hace cada vez que la necesitamos, nunca nos falla. Recientemente su plan de cuidado preventivo para mi esposo le salvo la vida cuando nos contrajimos con el virus (COVID)."
-Milagros, paciente de Sanitas, State of New Jersey

"I 100% recommend the services of Sanitas. The facilities are new and very comfortable, and there is very little wait. In my personal case, I'm very grateful to the doctor who attended me…I feel very happy with the Sanitas service."
-Alejandro, Sanitas patient, State of New Jersey

"Le recomiendo 100% los servicios de Sanitas. Las instalaciones son nuevas, muy cómodas, tienen poco tiempo de espera. En mi caso personal, estoy muy agradecido con el doctor que me atendió…me siento muy contento con el servicio de Sanitas."
-Alejandro, paciente de Sanitas, State of New Jersey

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