Children 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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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Children 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.

Footnotes: Data are from March of each year.

Updated 7.13.18.