Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP)

Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP)

This program provides full health care coverage to pregnant women and children up to 19 years of age. Covered services include in-patient hospital care, doctor visits, lab tests, dental care, eye care, medicines and immunizations. Applicants may not have dropped health insurance coverage within 6 months before the date of their application.

To qualify, you must meet these requirements:

  • Children under age 19, who are not eligible for Medicaid, and whose annual household income meets the federal poverty level (FPL) guidelines. 
  • U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or qualified alien (including Refugees and Asylees)

To get further information, contact our MCHP offices at 410-313-5845 or come to the Health Department located at: 
8930 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD 21045
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Or you can write us at:  medicaid@howardcountymd.gov


Maryland Health Care Connection - Heath Care Coverage