Medicaid is a Federal medical assistance program for the needy administered by the State of New Jersey. It covers most hospital, medical and prescription expenses.
For those at risk of skilled nursing placement but who seek to remain at home. Extensive list of community-based, in-home services available. In 2008, must apply while in a skilled nursing or rehabilitation center. In 2009, will expand to include other home-based Medicaid waiver programs.
To qualify for nursing home benefits an applicant must meet not only financial criteria, but also medical necessity requirements. Each of these eligibility processes is complex and must be evaluated according to the applicant's individual circumstances.
Program provides some medical benefits for needy individuals who may not be able to afford health care services but have income or assets too high to qualify for regular Medicaid program. It allows the individual to spend down outstanding medical bills. It does not provide full Medicaid coverage.
The Princeton Senior Resource Center does not endorse any of the resources listed on these pages. We collect and provide information from many sources as a service to those seeking services in the Princeton area. No listed provider pays to be in our directory.