8930 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, MD 21045
8930 Stanford Blvd
The Bureau of Access to Health Care Services facilitates enrollment into quality healthcare by: processing insurance applications for low income families; assisting clients with applying for health insurance and providing services to help clients navigate the Medicaid system; and scheduling transportation for Medicaid recipients to receive necessary medical treatment.
Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of people, including eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements.
The Health Department can help if you have questions, need information or want to apply. Contact us at 410-313-5845 or come into our offices at 8930 Stanford Blvd, Columbia, MD 21045. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm.
Changes are coming to Maryland Medicaid - this year, renewals won't be automatic. Individuals on Medicaid may no longer be able to continue receiving benefits if they have not completed their renewal. Here's what you can do now to prepare:
Call us today at 410-313-5845 or email [email protected] to learn more!
Effective July 1, 2023, non-citizen pregnant Maryland residents with qualifying income can apply to receive full medical benefits.
Medicaid pays for health care for people who cannot afford it. Medicaid is the same as Medical Assistance. Sign up for Medicaid as soon as you know you are pregnant. Get the care you and your baby need right away. And you may keep Medicaid up to four months after your baby is born.
Starting July 1, 2023, you can apply:
The Health Department can help if you have questions, need information or want to apply. Contact us at 410-313-5845, email [email protected] or come into our offices at 8930 Stanford Blvd, Columbia, MD 21045. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm.
Participant Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible, you must:
Medicaid may help pay for health care you had in the three months before you applied. To learn more, talk to Maryland Health Connection, or go to your local Health Department or Department of Social Services.
The Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) provides transportation services for clients who need medical care and have no transportation.
Howard County Health Department determines eligibility for MCHP. The MCHP program provides full health care coverage to pregnant women and families. Covered services include in-patient hospital care, doctor visits, lab tests, dental care, eye care, medicines and immunizations.