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Services Covered by Medical Assistance (Medicaid)

  • Medicare Part A premium, if the individual does not have enough working quarters for free coverage
  • Medicare Part B premium
  • Medicare co-payment and deductibles

The following services are covered by Medicaid if they are not covered by Medicare or any other insurance and if the Maryland Medicaid Program's specific requirements are met for the services:

  • Ambulance services and emergency medical transportation
  • Ambulatory surgical center services
  • Clinic services
  • Home and community-based services waiver for developmentally disabled or mentally retarded individuals
  • Home and community-based services waiver for older adults, through area agencies on aging
  • Home health agency services
  • Hospice care
  • Hospital inpatient and outpatient services—acute, chronic, psychiatric, rehabilitation and specialty
  • Kidney dialysis services
  • Laboratory and x-ray services
  • Medical day care services
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Mental health treatment, case management and rehabilitation services
  • Nurse anesthetist and nurse practitioner services
  • Nursing facility services
  • Oxygen services and related respiratory equipment services
  • Personal care services

Pharmacy Services

  • Physical therapy
  • Physician services including a dentist's medical and surgical services
  • Podiatry services
  • Statewide Evaluation and Planning Services (STEPS), through local health departments
  • Substance abuse treatment services
  • Targeted case management for HIV individuals
  • Transportation services to Medicaid covered services, through local health departments
  • Vision care services—eye examination every two years

If you have any further questions about Medicaid, please call the Maryland Medicaid Hotline at 410-767-5800 in the Baltimore Area or 1-800-492-5231.

Revised April 16, 2018         


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