NJ Spotlight News

NJ disabled people tired of waiting for new law

Clip: 08/25/2022 | 3m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

The NJ WorkAbility program allows people with disabilities to hold jobs and still receive Medicaid benefits, but it caps eligible income at about $68,000 and sets an age limit of 64. Fierce lobbying by advocates convinced Gov. Phil Murphy to sign legislation in January eliminating both those constraint. But, with the new law stuck in the rollout process, disability advocates are weary of waiting.

Aired: 08/25/22

Rating: NR

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