Notice: Marylanders can enroll in 2020 and 2021 health plans through Dec. 15, 2020. The application is available daily 5 a.m.-1 a.m.

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Notice: Marylanders can enroll in 2020 and 2021 health plans through Dec. 15, 2020. The application is available daily 5 a.m.-1 a.m.

How to Enroll in Medicaid

How to Enroll in Medicaid

How to Enroll in Medicaid

How to Enroll in Medicaid

How to Enroll in Medicaid

You or members of your family may qualify for Medicaid through Maryland Health Connection to receive free or low-cost health care. Enrollment in Medicaid and the Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP) is available any time of year.

Are you eligible for Medicaid?

Look up your income and household size below to see if you may qualify. If you’re pregnant or have children, you may earn more and still qualify.

Calculate Your Household Income

You may be eligible for Medicaid if your monthly income is up to approximately:
If your household size is this Adults Children (MCHP) Children (MCHP Premium) Pregnant women
1 $1,468 $2,245 $2,809 $3,426 N/A
2 $1,983 $3,032 $3,794 $4,627 $3,794
3 $2,498 $3,819 $4,778 $5,828 $4,778
4 $3,014 $4,608 $5,766 $7,032 $5,766
5 $3,529 $5,395 $6,750 $8,234 $6,750
6 $4,043 $6,182 $7,735 $9,435 $7,735
7 $4,560 $6,971 $8,723 $10,639 $8,723
8 $5,074 $7,758 $9,707 $11,840 $9,707
Each person add $515 $787 $985 $1,201 $985
You pay $0 $0 $57 $71 $0

View Medicaid Cost Table

Effective February 1, 2020 *Premium cost is per family / household each month

What does Medicaid cover?

Your managed care organization (MCO) covers doctor visits, pregnancy care, prescription drugs, hospital and emergency services, and more, at no cost.

See what's covered

How do you enroll in Medicaid or MCHP?

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1. Apply

Apply online at marylandhealthconnection.gov,
Apply via our mobile app: Apple or Android
Apply over the phone 1-855-642-8572.

Learn who to include in your household, how to calculate your household income and what documents you’ll need.


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2. Check for available help

Get answers and advice on all of your health coverage options before you select your plan. Search for free, local help.


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3. Send verification documents as needed

You will receive a notice if we need documents to complete your application.


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4. Choose a doctor and a Managed Care Organization (MCO)

Ask your doctors which MCOs they accept or use the MCO search tool.


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5. Pay your bill

If your children are eligible for MCHP-Premium, you’ll get additional payment instructions.


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