State Profiles

New Jersey

Total Number of Enrollees
1,785,298

Total Number of Enrollees in Managed Care
1,696,033

New Jersey

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The 2017 OPEN MINDS Medicaid Managed Care Update: A State-By-State Analysis, August 2017

Medicaid Expansion
Yes

Population Description

State Medicaid Waivers

  • New Jersey Comprehensive Waiver (NJCW) is a statewide health reform effort that will expand existing managed care programs to include long term services and supports and expand home and community based services to some populations.
  • This Demonstration builds upon existing managed acute and primary care programs and established provider networks.
  • Continue the service delivery system under two previous 1915(b) managed care waiver programs that require Medicare and Medicaid eligible beneficiaries to mandatorily enroll in an MCO for State plan services
  • Expand eligibility to include a population of individuals between 18 and 65 who are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid, have household incomes between 25 and 100 percent of the FPL and are in satisfactory immigration status

State Medicaid Website

State CHIP Program

Member Health Plans

Aetna Better Health of New Jersey
Horizon NJ Health
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan New Jersey
WellCare Health Plan of New Jersey

Total Number of Enrollees
1,785,298

Total Number of Enrollees in Managed Care
1,696,033

New Jersey

Return to main U.S. map page.

The 2017 OPEN MINDS Medicaid Managed Care Update: A State-By-State Analysis, August 2017