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New Jersey Supplemental Prenatal and Contraceptive Program (NJSPCP)

(Prenatal and Family Planning Services Only)

The New Jersey Supplemental Prenatal and Contraceptive Program (NJSPCP) is run by NJ FamilyCare. NJSPCP is a limited-benefit program. It provides prenatal and family planning services to women who are undocumented. NJSPCP does not provide complete healthcare coverage, such as hospital visits or labor and delivery.

What is covered?

NJSPCP covers outpatient prenatal and family planning services for women including, but not limited to:

  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Related Services
  • Birth Control
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Family Planning Counseling
  • Family Planning Lab Tests

Who is eligible?

Must meet all criteria below:

  • Women age 11-64
  • New Jersey resident
  • Income up to $2,322 monthly for a household of 1; $3,128 for a household of 2; and so on (see 2022 NJ FamilyCare Income Chart)
  • Ineligible for NJ FamilyCare due to undocumented immigration status

How can I apply?

The most important thing is to see a provider (doctor). You can go to a hospital, outpatient clinic, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or Family Planning Center. Provider staff will help you figure out how to pay your medical bills. If the provider participates in NJSPCP, they will apply for you. You will not have to show documents to apply for this program.

NJSPCP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (print)

  1. What is the New Jersey Supplemental Prenatal and Contraceptive Program (NJSPCP)?

    The New Jersey Supplemental Prenatal and Contraceptive Program (NJSPCP) is run by NJ FamilyCare. NJSPCP is a limited-benefit program. It provides prenatal and family planning services to women who are undocumented. NJSPCP does not provide complete healthcare coverage, such as hospital visits or labor and delivery.

  2. What services are covered under NJSPCP?

    NJSPCP provides limited, outpatient prenatal and family planning services for women including, but not limited to:

    • Prenatal Care
    • Prenatal Related Services
    • Birth Control
    • Pregnancy Tests
    • Family Planning Counseling
    • Family Planning Lab Tests

  3. Who is eligible for NJSPCP?

    Must meet all criteria below:

    • Women age 11-64
    • New Jersey resident
    • Income up to $2,322 monthly for a household of 1; $3,128 for a household of 2; and so on (2022)
    • Ineligible for NJ FamilyCare due to undocumented immigration status

      HH size NJSPCP 205% FPL (2022)
        Annual Monthly
      1 $27,860 $2,322
      2 $37,536 $3,128
      3 $47,212 $3,935
      4 $56,888 $4,741
      +1 $9,676 $807

  4. How can I apply for NJSPCP?

    The most important thing is to see a provider (doctor). You can go to a hospital, outpatient clinic, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or Family Planning Center. Provider staff will help you figure out how to pay your medical bills. If the provider participates in NJSPCP, they will apply for you. You will not have to show documents to apply for this program.

  5. Where can I receive NJSPCP services?

    You can receive NJSPCP services at any hospital, clinic, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), or Family Planning Center that accepts fee-for-service Medicaid. You can fill prescriptions at most pharmacies.

  6. Will I need a prescription for birth control?

    Yes, prescriptions are required for all birth control. This includes condoms.

  7. Is Plan B or the “morning after” pill covered?

    Yes, with a prescription.

  8. Does NJSPCP cover labor and delivery?

    No. Please check with your Provider about coverage for labor and delivery by a different program called Medicaid Emergency Payment Program for Aliens (MEPPFA). To learn more, view the link below: https://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmahs/clients/medicaid/payment/

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