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Medical Assistance Program

Do you need health insurance or have questions about your current insurance?

If you need health insurance or have questions about your current health insurance, please fill out and submit this form. A caseworker will be in contact with you shortly.

Medical Assistance Program Contact Form

* In person: Appointments are strongly encouraged. We will attempt to see you without an appointment Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 11:30 am and 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm. If you walk-in without an appointment we cannot guarantee you will be seen that day. Call 410-535-5400 to schedule an appointment.
* You may apply online at
* You may call Maryland Health Connection at 1-855-642-8572 Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm.


Adults, Pregnant Women, Children up to the age of 19 may be eligible if they have a family income that is at or below:

You may be eligible for Medicaid if your monthly income is up to approximately:
If your household size is this Adults Children (MCHP) Children (MCHP Premium) Pregnant women
Each person add
You pay

(Effective January 1, 2024) *Premium cost is per family/household each month

If your household size is this: You may be eligible for Medicaid if your annual income is up to approximately:

Household Size Annual Income

(Effective January 1, 2024)

The following services are covered by Medicaid. If you have coverage through another program as well as Medicaid, Medicaid will pay after the other coverage has processed the claim.

Most people who qualify for Medicaid are enrolled in a Managed Care Organization (MCO). If you are not enrolled in an MCO, your Medicaid benefits are fee for service, so the doctor you see has to agree to submit his fee to Medicaid for payment.

  • Ambulance and wheelchair van services and emergency medical transportation
  • Ambulatory surgical center services
  • Clinic services
  • Dental services and dentures (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • Diabetes care services (covered under HealthChoice)
  • Early and periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EpSDT) services (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • Eye glasses (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • Family planning services and supplies
  • Hearing aids (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • Home and community-based services waiver services for targeted populations of developmentally disabled individuals, older adults, physically disabled adults, medically fragile children, children with autism spectrum disorder, and adults with traumatic brain injury
  • Home health agency services
  • Hospice care
  • Hospital inpatient and outpatient services (acute, chronic, psychiatric, rehabilitation, specialty)
  • Kidney dialysis services
  • Laboratory and X-ray services
  • Medical day care services
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Medicare premiums, copayments and deductibles
  • Mental health treatment, case management, and rehabilitation services
  • Nurse anesthetist, nurse midwife, and nurse practitioner services, nursing facility services (nursing homes)
  • Oxygen services and related respiratory equipment services
  • Personal care services
  • Pharmacy services (for beneficiaries not eligible for Medicare part D)
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician services (some dental surgery may be included)
  • Podiatry services
  • Private duty nursing (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • School-based health-related services (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • Statewide Evaluation and Planning Services (STEPS) through local health departments)
  • Substance use disorder treatment services
  • Targeted case management for HIV-infected individuals and other targeted populations
  • Transportation services to Medicaid covered services (through local health departments)
  • Vision care services (eye examination every two years)

Administrative Care Coordination Unit (ACCU)

The Administrative Care Coordination Unit serves as a resource for Medicaid recipients who experience difficulties with accessing, navigating and/or utilizing health care services. Referrals to ACCU services are primarily through health care providers, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and other social services workers. For more information, call 410-535-5400. D.C. metro area call 301-855-1353. Baltimore area call 410-269-1051.

For more information, call 510-535-5400 or 443-695-7880.

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