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Charles County Health Department

Charles County Department of Health

Maryland Children Health Insurance Program (MCHP)

What benefits are covered through Medicaid?

  • Doctor visits
  • Prenatal and Maternity Care
  • Family Planning
  • Immunizations
  • Prescriptions
  • Hospital Care
  • Lab Work
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Mental Health Service
  • Substance Use Treatment
  • Transportation to Medicaid Appointments
  • And More…

Who may be eligible?

Medicaid and MCHP offer free or low-cost health insurance coverage to more Marylanders than ever before such as:
  • Families with children
  • Single Adults
  • Pregnant women
  • Children

Annual Income Eligibility Chart Effective February 1, 2021

Household SizeAdultsChildrenPregnant Women
1$17,785 $27,194 N/A
2$24,045 $36,765 $45,989
3$30,305 $46,336 $57,974
4$36,581 $55,932 $69,960
5$42,841 $65,503 $81,946
6$49,100 $75,074 $93,931
Each person Add$62,600 $9,571 $105,917

When can I apply and when will my coverage begin if I am eligible?

You can apply for Medicaid at any time. Enrollment is open year-round.
If you are eligible for Medicaid, MCHP or MCHP Premium, your coverage will begin on the first day of the month that you applied.

How do I apply?

Visit your local Health Department for an application
-or-
Apply online at www.marylandhealthconnection.gov

How is eligibility determined?

Eligibility depends on your income and the number of people in your family.

Even if you were turned down in the past, you may qualify now!

Household SizeChildren MCHP Premium
1$34,024 $41,499
2$45,989 $56,092
3$57,974 $70,711
4$69,960 $85,330
5$81,946 $99,949
6$93,931 $114,568
Each person Add$11,986 $14,619