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Available Services for Asthma Prevalence in Adults

The state offers several programs for asthma sufferers who cannot afford medication or treatment in addition to the evidence-based intervention. '''Medicaid''' Residents of New Jersey who are U.S. citizens or [ qualified aliens] and meet financial eligibility standards may receive coverage of many of their health care expenses through [ Medicaid]. Medicaid in New Jersey is [ administered by the Department of Human Services]. Residents who do not qualify for Medicaid may be eligible for free or low-cost health insurance coverage [ through NJ Familycare]. Call 800-356-1561 for more information. '''Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled''' New Jersey provides state-funded prescription medication assistance to nearly 143,000 residents through the [ Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD)] program. To be eligible for PAAD, one must be: *A New Jersey resident *65 years of age or older (or 18 years of age or older and receiving Social Security Title II Disability benefits) *Have an annual income for 2017 of less than $26,655 (single) or less than $32,680 (married) '''A Partnership for Prescription Assistance''' *The Partnership for Prescription Assistance connects qualified, low-income people with discount prescription drugs, direct from the pharmaceutical manufacturer.

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