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 [https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/outreach-and-enrollment/downloads/overview-of-eligibility-for-non-citizens-in-medicaid-and-chip.pdf/ qualified aliens] and meet financial eligibility standards may receive coverage of many of their health care expenses through [https://nj.gov/humanservices/dmahs/clients/medicaid/ Medicaid]. Medicaid in New Jersey is [https://nj.gov/humanservices/dmahs/clients/medicaid/ 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 [https://njfamilycare.dhs.state.nj.us/ 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 [https://nj.gov/humanservices/doas/services/paad/ 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.