Mainstreaming Medical Care

Beverly Roberts, Director

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.

  • New Jersey Launches NJ ABLE Accounts to Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for Expenses.  Human Services Commissioner Johnson Unveils Tax-Free Savings Accounts for Individuals with Disabilities.  Click here for more


  • Need to find a physician that makes home visits? American Academy of Home Care Medicine has a listing of participating primary care physicians who make home visits! Locate a Provider  *Please note, while these doctors do home visits, their experience with persons with I/DD is not known



  • "Non-DAC" Fact Sheet - DDD services for some persons who are not Medicaid eligible. How does “Non-DAC” status allow some students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), who are not eligible for Medicaid, to receive DDD services? This fact sheet was written for parents, educators, and other professionals who interact with students with I/DD.


  • 2018 Flu Season - UPDATE On January 12, 2018, officials at the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided an update on the current severe flu season. Read full article


  • Accessing DDD Services at age 21-  2017 Fact Sheet This fact sheet will help you with the steps to follow when requesting access to certain services from DDD at age 21 and before leaving school.  


  • How to continue a parent's private health insurance when a child with I/DD is approaching age 26 - Fact Sheet


  • Obamacare Is Still Here So It’s Time For Coverage Checkup - Kaiser Health News: Enrollment News To Bank On: View Article


Below are categories with helpful resources and information made available by the Mainstreaming Medical Care Program at The Arc of New Jersey.  Please click on the links below to access your page of interest. 

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

  • 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), 2018 Medicare Part D Changes for Dual Eligibles Webinar

  • 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"

  • Medicare's Quality Care Finder, 2018 Medicare Part D Changes for Dual Eligibles Webinar, Medicare Part D Drug Plan for Dual Eligibles, Medicare Part D Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Plans in New Jersey

  • 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