Am I Eligible for Medical Assistance?


Keeping fit and staying healthy is a positive step toward successful growth and development. The Prince George’s County Department of Social Services wants to assist you and your family members in realizing this goal.

 

​Medical Assistance

The Medical Assistance Program helps families pay for medical care. Assistance can include payments for doctor's visits, exams, prescription costs, hospital bills, payment of Medicare premiums, etc.

​Eligible Clients

You may be eligible for Medical Assistance if you are elderly, disabled, pregnant, a child under 21 years, or are part of a family with dependent children. Eligibility for medical assistance is based on income and resources as well as other non-financial factors. Recipients of Temporary Cash Assistance and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are automatically eligible for Medical Assistance. 

How to Apply

​To find out if you qualify for Medical Assistance, you may apply online via SAIL or visit one of the local offices. The following are included for Medical Assistance applications on SAIL:

  • Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program
  • Medicaid
  • Maryland Pharmacy Assistance Program
  • Medicare Buy-In Program

FAQ's

Go to Maryland Department of Human Resources Medical Assistance for a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Assistance. 

Language Services

Interpretation Services are available for Non-English Speaking customers. Please contact one of the Local Offices for assistance.

 

Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program

The MCHP Premium Program provides low-cost insurance to children in families whose incomes are too high to qualify for the free program and who earn less than 300% of the federal poverty level. Covered services include: 

  • In-patient hospital care
  • medical doctor visits
  • lab tests
  • dental care
  • eye care
  • medicines
  • immunizations

For more information, call 1-888-561-4049​.

Local Assistance Programs

Prince George's County Health Department

Medical Assistance Personal Care (MAPC) Program

D. Leonard Dyer Regional Health Center
9314 Piscataway Road
Clinton, Maryland 20735

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except County Holidays

Office: 301-883-4732
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Prince George's County Health Department

Medical Assistance Transportation (MAT) Program

D. Leonard Dyer Regional Health Center
9314 Piscataway Road
Clinton, Maryland 20735

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except County Holidays

Office: 301-856-9555
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