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DC Healthy Families

Family of four
 
DC Healthy Families is a program that provides free health insurance to DC residents who meet certain income and U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status to qualify for DC Medicaid. The DC Healthy Families program covers doctor visits, vision and dental care, prescription drugs, hospital stays, and transportation for appointments. DC Healthy Families also offers special programs for newborn babies, children with disabilities or special health care needs, and people with HIV and AIDS. Individuals determined eligible for DC Healthy Families will fall into one of our MAGI-Medicaid eligibility groups
 
MAGI-Medicaid Eligibility Groups include:
The groups identified above will be getting information in the mail about DC Healthy Families and how to select a managed care health plan to access health care coverage. The managed care plans through DC Healthy Families are:
 
How do I contact DC Healthy Families?
DC Healthy Families
6856 Eastern Avenue NW
Suite 206
Washington, DC 20012
 
Office Hours and Contact Number 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8 am – 7 pm
Wednesday: 8 am – 9 pm
Third Saturday of each month: 9 am – 1 pm
(202) 639-4030 or (800) 620-7802
TTY/TDD Line: (202) 639-4041
Dental Line: (866) 758-6807
Fax: (202) 289-6764
 
What are some of the services covered by Medicaid?
  • Physician visits and checkups (physicals, mammograms, etc.)
  • After-hours care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • In-patient care
  • Dental services: full routine care for children, emergency care for adults
  • Emergency care
  • Well-child services through HealthCheck
  • Health care for pregnant women
  • Birth control and family planning services
  • Lab and x-ray services
  • Prescription drugs
  • Home health care (including durable medical equipment)
  • Vision care
  • Transportation for appointments 
 
How to apply for DC Healthy Families?
The application process for DC Healthy Families is the same process used to Apply for Medicaid.
You may submit a DC Health Link application using one of the following methods: 
 
Note: If you apply online, you do not need to complete a paper application
 
By Phone: Call the DC Health Link Customer Service at 1-855-532-5465
 
By Mail:
  1. Download an application from DCHealthlink.com
  2. Mail your original, signed application (and appendices, if applicable) to: 
            Department of Human Services
            Economic Security Administration
            Case Record Management Unit
            P.O. Box 91560
            Washington, DC 20090
 
By Fax
 
Download an application from DCHealthlink.com
Fax completed application to: 
Economic Security Administration
Fax: (202)-671-4400
 
 
In Person: You may apply at any of the ESA Service Centers listed below:
 
H Street Service Center
645 H St., NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 698-4350
 
Congress Heights Service Center
4001 South Capitol St., SW
Washington, DC 20032
Phone: (202) 645-4546
 
Anacostia Service Center
2100 Martin Luther King Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20020
Phone: (202) 645-4614
 
Fort Davis Service Center
3851 Alabama Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20020
Phone: (202) 645-4500
 
Taylor Street Service Center
1207 Taylor St., NW
Washington, DC 20011
Phone: (202) 576-8000
 

 

Service Contact: 
DC Healthy Families Enrollment Office
Contact Phone: 
(202) 639-4030
Contact TTY: 
(202) 639-4041
Contact Suite #: 
206
Office Hours: 
Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday 8am to 7pm. Wednesday 8am to 9pm. Every Third Saturday 9am to 1pm
Service Location: 

6856 Eastern Ave NW


GIS Address: 
6856 Eastern Avenue, NW Suite 206
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC
Zip: 
20012