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Medical Assistance Programs: Information and Eligibility

medicaid familyDC 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. To find out more about how to qualify for the DC Medicaid program, please select here.

alliance kidsThe DC Healthcare Alliance (“the Alliance”) is a health coverage program that is offered to individuals and families who are not eligible for Medicaid.The Alliance is a locally funded program that includes a range of health care services to include primary care services, doctor visits, prescription drugs, dental services and wellness programs. To be eligible for the Alliance, you must be a resident of the District of Columbia, have no other health insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare and meet a certain income threshold. To find out more about how to qualify for the DC Health Care Alliance, please select here.

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The Immigrant Children’s Program (ICP) is a health coverage program that is offered to children under age 21 who are not eligible for Medicaid due to citizenship or immigration status. The ICP includes a range of health care services to include primary care services, doctor visits, prescription drugs, dental services, and wellness programs. To be eligible for the ICP, you must be a resident of the District of Columbia, have no other health insurance, including Medicaid and Medicare and meet a certain income threshold. Services covered under the Immigrant Children Program are very similar to the services covered under Medicaid for children under age twenty-one(21).   To find out more about how to qualify for the Immigrant Children’s Program, please select here.