Maryland Children's Health Program, Calvert County

From agency: Maryland Department of Health
Resource Details
Alternate Name MCHP, Calvert County; MA for Families
Description OVERVIEW: Provides health benefits for children up to age 19, and pregnant women of any age who meet the income guidelines. MCHP enrollees obtain care from a variety of Managed Care Organizations (MCO's) through the Maryland Health Choice Program. Apply online at

1) TRANSPORTATION: To doctor appointments for Medical Assistance patients only.

o Doctor Visits
o Hospital Care
o Lab Work and Tests
o Dental Care (Dental per the Healthy Smiles Program)
o Vision Care
o Immunizations (shots)
o Prescription Medicines
o Transportation to Medical Appointments
o Mental Health Services
o Substance Abuse Treatment

o Prenatal and Postpartum Doctor Visits
o Hospital Delivery Bill
o Doctors' Visits not relating to Pregnancy
o Lab Work and Tests
o Limited Dental Care
o Vision Care
o Prescription Medicines (including vitamins)
o Transportation to Medical Appointments
o Mental Health Services
o Substances Abuse Services
o After Delivery, Family Planning Services

Medical for Family and Children up to age 21, based on income.


1     $1,899                 
2     $2,559                 
3     $3,126               
4     $3,874               
5     $4,534               
6     $5,191                 
For each additional person add, $660.  

MCHP PREMIUM: Persons not eligible for free health care services through MCHP, may be eligible for MCHP Premium, a low monthly premium to purchase health coverage.  

You can apply for MCHP through Maryland Health Connection.   If you or your child is found eligible for MCHP, you can select an MCO right away.

You can also call 855-MHC-8572 (855-642-8572) to apply over the phone.  You can also visit the Health Department, Department of Social Services, or Connector Entity to get help with applying for coverage.

NOTE: Children with insurance or who have voluntarily dropped insurance may not be eligible.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Calvert County
Physical Address 975 Solomon's Island Road North
Prince Frederick MD
20678 United States
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Hours of operation:
Mon: 8AM 4:30PM
Tue: 8AM 4:30PM
Wed: 8AM 4:30PM
Thu: 8AM 4:30PM
Fri: 8AM 4:30PM
Disabilities Access Accessible.
Eligibility Those eligible for MCHP are uninsured children under age 19, whose household modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is at or below 211% of the federal poverty level (FPL) for their family size.
Languages Offered Spanish (if arrangements are made in advance).
Program Fees None if eligible. MCHP Premium is $53-$66 per month per family.
Application Process Applications available by mail, Local Health Dept., school-based health centers, Head Start, WIC Centers, Web, Libraries, DSS
Documents Required Call for information.
Normal Wait Times 10 Days.
Volunteer Requirements 18 and older. Contact Sharon Walser 410-535-5400 EX 308
Volunteer Duties Varies.
Programs at this agency Thomas B. Finan Center

Contact Information
Mailing Address PO Box 980
Prince Frederick MD
20678 United States
Toll Free Number 855-642-8572
Phone Hot Line 800-456-8900
Fax Number 410-535-5285
Main 410-535-5400 EX 360
Alternate # 301-855-1353
Community Health Fax 410-535-1955
Main Email Address
Main Contact Name Koren Brown
Main Contact Title MCHP Supervisor
Main Contact Phone 410-535-5400 EX 417
Main Contact Email Address
Director or Senior Administrator Name Dr. Laurence Polsky
Director or Senior Administrator Title Health Officer
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-535-5400 x305
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address