Eligibility & Enrollment for MCHP/QHP

We are here to help you with your application for health care coverage, learn what services are covered, and see if your income qualifies you for medical assistance. 

Please call (301) 600-3124 for assistance.
We are available Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. 

Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP)

Health care coverage for income-qualifying children, pregnant women, and adults under 65 years.


  • Enrollment in Medical Assistance (Medicaid) and other Insurance programs
  • Enrollment in MCO (Managed Care Organization) and PCP (Primary Care Provider)
  • Provide information about Medical Assistance
  • Completing verification process in Maryland Health Connection

How do I apply? 

  • In person: Visit the Frederick County Health Department
  • Walk-In Hours are Mon-Wed from 8am-3pm and Thur & Fri from 8am-12pm

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