• Psychology

    Children’s Health

    Children in the States – NEW JERSEY “Although the majority of New Jersey’s children have access to health coverage, that does not guarantee enrollment in coverage, which can jeopardize their education and their future. In 2013, 89.2 percent of eligible children participated in NJ FamilyCare or FamilyCare, New Jersey’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). In FY2013, a total of 662,198 New Jersey children ages 0 -18 were enrolled in NJ FamilyCare, and 206,761 in FamilyCare. More than 112,000 New Jersey children ages 0 -17 (5.6 percent) were uninsured in 2013. The state had the 21 st lowest rate of uninsured children among states.” Bronfenbrenner believed that a person’s development is…