Access to Care Workgroup

​County ​Objectives

PGC Healthcare Action Coalition
  1. ​​​​​​Increase the proportion of persons with health insurance.
  2. ​​​Reduce the proportion of individuals who are unable to obtain healthcare.

​Strategy

​​Increasing Enrollment of Adults and Children in Medicaid, HealthChoice/Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP) and Other Programs

  • Educate the public and providers about the eligibility requirements for the HealthChoice/MCHP, Medicaid Families and Children, Primary Adult Care, and Maryland Family Planning Programs, using methods and venues that target hard-to-reach women and children.
  • Increasing Linkage to Care
  • Increasing Health Literacy
  • Improving Health Care for Individuals with Special Needs

Detailed Information of the strategies for increasing enrollment in the programs.

​Meetings

The Access to Care Workgroup meets once a month, every fourth Monday at 6:00 p.m. at
1701 McCormick Drive,
Largo, Maryland 20774.

Prince George's Healthcare Action Coalition (PGHAC) meets quarterly at
1400 McCormick Drive,
Largo, Maryland 20774.

For a list of scheduled PGHAC meetings, click here​.

Updates

June 12, 2012 February 12, 2013​ January 14, 2014​​
September 11, 2012 ​April 9, 2013​ ​​​April 8, 2014​
October 9, 2012 June 11, 2013​​ ​​June 10, 2014
November 13, 2012 September 10, 2013 ​September 9, 2014
December 6, 2012 October 8, 2013 ​October 14, 2014
​December 9, 2014​

​Events

November 13, 2013,Wednesday

6:00 p.m. to 9:0​0 p.m.
Bond 45 Restaurant

​Clinicians' ​Roundtable Discussion on HIV/AIDS in Prince George's County with HIV and STI's Workgroup

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, Medical Director, Infectious Disease Center, United Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

​Resources

Maryland State Health Improvement Plan Prince George's Maryland State Health Improvement Plan Prince George's County Profile​List of the Access Work Group Members is provided.