Referrals and preapprovals for NJ FamilyCare


For some NJ FamilyCare/Medicaid services, you’ll need a referral from your primary care provider (PCP) before getting care.

When to get a referral


You’ll need to get a referral from your PCP before:


Meeting with a specialist.


Going to a hospital for nonemergency care.


Getting certain medicines, tests, and services.

Have questions?


Check your member handbook or live chat with a representative through the online portal or the Sydney Health app.