Learn more about the following programs serving children, pregnant women, families and caretaker relatives.
|Maryland Children's Health Program|
|Drumcastle Government Center, Third Floor|
Partners for Health Improvement Program
|Drumcastle Government Center, Third Floor|
|State Health Insurance Program||Drumcastle Government Center, First Floor|
Phone: 410-887-2957 or 1-855-642-8572
|Uninsured or Underinsured Services||Drumcastle Government Center, First Floor|
The ACCU program helps Medical Assistance members and beneficiaries:
- Access necessary and appropriate medical care
- Navigate the HealthChoice system, Maryland's Medicaid managed care program
- Connect to services, including specialty care
- Resolve billing issues
- Explain appeal and grievance rights
Target populations include children, pregnant and postpartum women, individuals with disabilities (physical, mental or developmental) and homeless individuals.
There is no cost for enrollment, case management or coordination in PARTNERSH.I.P., which provides linkage to affordable health care coverage or entitlement programs. Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Be a resident of Baltimore County
- Be between the ages of 19 to 64
- Income must be below 300 percent federal poverty level
The following programs cover in-patient hospital care, medical doctor visits, mental health services, lab tests, dental and vision care (for children and pregnant woman), medications and immunizations.
- Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP)—Provides free health care to eligible pregnant women and children with low to average incomes.
- Maryland Children's Health Premium Program—Provides health care to middle-income families with no health insurance, with a low monthly premium to cover all eligible children.
- Medicaid—Provide comprehensive health care to parents, caretakers and nondisabled single adults. Eligibility depends on family size and income.
- Qualified Health Plans—Provide essential health benefits. Local health department MCHP offices can assist with eligibility determination for qualified health plans and referrals for enrollment assistance.
You will need to reapply for health coverage.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply online, by faxing applications to 410-372-0218 or by mailing applications to:
Drumcastle Government Center
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
Applicants must submit documentation verifying citizenship and identity:
- Residents born in the United States—We may be able to verify your citizenship and identity you through available data systems.
- Lawful permanent residents—Provide a copy of their alien registration card.
- Naturalized citizens—Provide a copy of your Certificate of Naturalization.
Self-employed persons must provide a complete copy of their most recently filed federal income tax returns to verify income.
Receiving Your Medical Assistance Card
It takes 10 business days for the MCHP office to process eligibility. If additional information is needed, more time may be required. You should receive your red-white card about seven to 10 business days after you receive your approval letter. Contact your case manager if you do not.
- Maryland’s Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)—Provides information, counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries.
- MEDBANK—Assists those with limited income looking for access to medical resources. Call 410-821-9262.
- Primary Adult Care (PAC) Program—Call 1-800-226-2142 for general medical care, mental health care and pharmacy assistance.
- Baltimore Medical System—A community-based, independent nonprofit dedicated to improving the health and wellness of medically underserved communities in the Greater Baltimore area.
- CVS Minute Clinic—Offers a directory of the conditions treated, along with an upfront list of costs.
- Chase Brexton Health Services (Randallstown Office)—A growth-oriented provider of patient-centered interdisciplinary health care for our diverse communities, including LGBTQ+ individuals, and those who are HIV infected and affected; and all others who face barriers accessing quality health care.
- Phone: 410-496-6441
- Park West Health System (Reisterstown Office)—Offers a wide range of health services to people of every age.
- Phone: 410-764-2266
- University of Maryland Dental School—Provides complete family dental care while helping patients prevent dental disease.
- NeedyMeds.org—Get help with the cost of your medications.
- Prescription Drug Card—A card that can be used at participating pharmacies to obtain prescription medications at a discounted cost.
- Partnership for Prescription Assistance—Call 1-888-477-2669 to connect with a program for assistance.
- Pharmacy Assistance Programs—For income eligible individuals without MA.