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Children under 19 receiving NJ FamilyCare in New Jersey

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Why This Indicator Matters

Children need quality healthcare to grow into healthy adults. Research shows that children who have health insurance coverage are more likely to receive the preventive care they need to avoid medical problems that require costly and painful treatment.  Thousands of children currently benefit from NJ FamilyCare, the state’s free or low-cost health insurance program.
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Definition and Source



Children under age 19 enrolled in NJ FamilyCare which includes Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Data Source

As reported by the N.J. Department of Human Services.


Data are as of March of each year.

Data updated 10/27/2023.

Last Updated

October 2023