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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. To find out more about how to qualify for the DC Medicaid program, please select here
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 and DC HealthCare Alliance
1111 14th NW
Suite 720
Washington, DC 20005
Office Hours and Contact Number 
Monday - Friday: 8 am – 6 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 an Integrated 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 Department of Human Services Economic Security Administration Public Benefits Call Center at (202) 727-5355
By Mail:
  1. Download an application from
  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
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 and DC HealthCare Alliance
Contact Phone: 
(202) 639-4030
Contact TTY: 
(202) 639-4041
Contact Suite #: 
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday 8am to 6pm.
Service Location: 

1111 14th Street, NW

GIS Address: 
1111 14th NW Suite 620