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The Arc of New Jersey's Mainstreaming Medical Care Program promotes quality health care for people with developmental disabilities throughout New Jersey. Click here for the program brochure.

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Healthy Times, a medical newsletter for health care professionals and caregivers of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is now electronic! To receive the e-version of Healthy Times please fill in the form below and submit.

The Arc of NJ's 31st Annual Conference on Medical Care

for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, June 10th & 11th, 9 am to 12 pm. 


We are pleased to announce that the conference brochure for The Arc of NJ's 31st Annual Conference on Medical Care is now available. 

Please see below for the electronic brochure and registration. For your convenience you can register online, via mail or fax, whichever is easiest for you. Online registration allows you to register multiple individuals at once. Please forward this to others who may also be interested.

Frequently Requested Fact Sheets & Forms

Resources and Information:

  • Family Crisis Handbook, Emergency Quick Reference Guide

  • Individuals who have both Medicaid & Medicare, see ​our​ brand new frequently asked questions (FAQs) on dual eligibles with I/DD - persons who receive both Medicaid and Medicare. Our FAQs are separated into three sections; general Information, Prescription medications and special needs plans (D-SNPs), 2019 Medicare Part D Changes for Dual Eligibles Webinar

  • Non-DAC Fact Sheet, Dual Eligibles FAQ Fact Sheets, Accessing DDD Services at 21 Fact Sheet, Medicaid Eligibility Form, Medicaid Problem Form, DAC Flyer, Healthmeet Flu Flyer, SSI & Continues Medicaid Eligibility Flyer

  • Public health related promotions and newsarticles

  • Review current and past newsletters

  • Let's Talk About Health, a comprehensive & educational program with materials that address health care issues of people with developmental disabilities including Cancer screening information, Diabetes material and order form for the CD or booklet and The Arc of NJ's Women's Health Project.

  • Medicaid Eligibility Form, Medicaid Problem Form, clarification on the PPP program and a parent/guardian being employed to provide the PPP services, Information on NJ Medicaid, Applying for ​ABD ​​Medicaid as a Disabled Adult Child (DAC), Medicaid-Covered Transportation More Than 20 Miles from Home, Medicaid Coverage for "Thick It"

  • The 2021 Medicare Part D Changes Webinar for Persons Who Have Both Medicare and Medicaid (The Dual Eligibles), Medicare's Quality Care Finder

  • Our conference focuses on providing current, up-to-date healthcare information on individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Medicaid Eligibility Problem Form, Medicaid Problem Form, Adult Personal Health Record form, English & Spanish, Diabetes Booklet and/or Educational Film, Women's Health Project DVD or workbook

  • Fact Sheets, Understanding Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Reporting Responsibilities, Applying for SSI & Medicaid, SSA 2017 Fact Sheets, SSI 2017 NJ Payment Rate Chart, and more.

  • Access current and archived webinars

Healthy Times Winter 2018/2019

Inside this edition: 

  • Update on New Jersey's Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs)
  • Transition of Health Care - Building a Bridge from Pediatrics to Adulthood
  • Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease: New Support Group for Families & Caregivers
  • A Personal Perspective on Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Youtube Video from the National Down Syndrome Society
  • How to Continue a Parent's Health Insurance when a Child with I/DD is Approaching Age 26
  • "What is a Non-DAC?" Factsheet Update
  • Social Security Administration Issues a SCAM ALERT
  • The Arc of New Jersey's 30th Annual Conference on Medical Care, May 31, 2019 - Save the Date!

Looking for previous Healthy Times issues?  Click here 

Beverly Roberts, Director