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Maryland Medicaid

Maryland Medicaid provides health coverage to low-income residents, including children, pregnant women, parents, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.

Program Name Maryland Medicaid
Expanded Medicaid Yes
Website health.maryland.gov
Email Contact Form
Phone 800-456-8900
Apply Online Maryland Health Connection
Appeal a Denial Request a Fair Hearing
Find a Local Office Local Departments of Social Services

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Maryland Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of Maryland, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.

You must also be one of the following:*

  • Pregnant
  • Be responsible for a child 17 years of age or younger
  • Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability

* ACA Medicaid expansion covers eligible low-income adults.

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $17,131
2 $23,169
3 $29,207
4 $35,245
5 $41,284
6 $47,322
7 $53,360
8 $59,398

*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.

Available Services Include:

Ambulance services Medical day care services
Clinic services Medical equipment and supplies
Dental services and dentures Mental health treatment
Diabetes care services Personal care services
Eye glasses Pharmacy services
Family planning Physical therapy
Hearing aids Physician services
Home and community-based services Podiatry services
Home health agency services Private duty nursing
Hospice care School-based health services
Hospital services Substance abuse treatment
Kidney dialysis services Transportation services
Laboratory and X-ray services Vision care services


Some enrollees may have a copay for certain services. Members under age 21 and pregnant women do not have a copay.