New Jersey Sustainability Resources

New Jersey Sustainability Resources
New Jersey’s infants, toddlers, and families deserve equitable opportunities for a strong, healthy start in life. 
The good news? The state continues to implement strong policies and investments to promote good health, creating opportunities to fund evidence-based programs like HealthySteps.

Babies & Toddlers in New Jersey


babies and toddlers


live in households with incomes less than twice the federal poverty line


receive developmental screening
Source: ZERO TO THREE, State of Babies Yearbook, 2023.

Billing, Coding, and Payment Resources

NJ Billing and Coding Guide

Highlights commonly billable HealthySteps and HealthySteps-aligned services with corresponding allowable, billable providers.

Billing and Coding Crosswalk

List of the reimbursable HS-aligned services and corresponding list of providers who can render the services to assist with hiring decisions or to quickly identify “open” codes.

Helpful Sources for Billing and Coding

Shares important resources for key billing and coding information within NJ.


Answers to the most common questions about billing and coding for HealthySteps and HealthySteps-aligned services in NJ.

View our library of general sustainability resources for more information on billing, coding, return on investment, and more.
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Recent News & Updates

New Jersey’s FY24 Budget Invests in Children and Families, Including Funding for Evidence-Based HealthySteps Program

New Jersey’s recently approved FY 2024 budget includes $500,000 in state dollars eligible for federal match—a $1 million investment—in the evidence-based HealthySteps program.

It’s time to focus on infant mental health, lawmakers are urged

NJ Assembly committee hears from parents and advocates on the importance of infant mental health, highlighting HealthySteps and one caregiver's story.

New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Secures $4 Million HRSA Cooperative Agreement to Launch New Jersey SEEDlings: Supporting Equity in Early Development

NJAAP announces Cooperative Agreement with HRSA to Transform Pediatrics in Early Childhood (TPEC). This initiative will bring together a diverse group of medical experts in pediatrics and obstetrics, parent advocates, and HealthySteps practice leaders to improve early developmental and social-emotional health, school readiness, family well-being, and health equity outcomes.

HealthySteps Provides Holistic Care During Crucial First Three Years of a Child’s Life

NJ Monthly magazine highlights the impact of the HealthySteps model in New Jersey.

A troubling silence: ‘COVID babies’ aren’t talking as much as they should. How much is the pandemic to blame?

Ediza Lahoz Valentino, a HealthySteps Specialist at the Jane H. Booker Family Health Center in Neptune shares her perspective on the issue.

First Lady Tammy Murphy Hosts Ask an Expert: HealthySteps

New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy sits down with two caregivers, a HealthySteps Physician Champion, and a HealthySteps Specialist, to learn about how the program is benefiting New Jersey families.

New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute: Take Five Interview with Judy Aschner, M.D.

Dr. Judy Aschner, M.D., talks with the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute about HealthySteps in New Jersey.

How the Healthy Steps Program Promotes Positive Parenting

Steve Adubato sits down with Rahil D. Briggs, Psy.D., National Director, HealthySteps at ZERO TO THREE, and Judy Aschner, M.D., Physician-in-Chief, Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health, and Professor of Pediatrics, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. They discuss the importance of the HealthySteps program to help promote positive parenting and healthy development for babies and toddlers age 0-3 and the impact of social determinants of health in health care.

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