Eligibility & Enrollment for MCHP/QHP

COVID-19 Update: 

Medicaid enrollment: Please call 301-600-3124 to make a Medicaid enrollment appointment.

Qualified health plans: Please call 301-600-3124 to make a phone appointment. For more information, please visit Maryland Health Connection.


Are you under the age of 65 and in need of health insurance?

Medicaid (Medical Assistance) or QHP (Qualified Health Plan) caseworkers will assist you in making an account and completing the application process.

Call 301-600-3124 for questions.

Visit Us

Frederick County Health Department
Health Care Connection Division
350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702
1st Floor, Entrance A, First door on the right

Walk-In Hours (please call to make appointment)

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8 am-3 pm
Thursday and Friday 8 am-12 pm

What should I bring?

  • Birth dates, Social Security or Tax ID numbers of all household members
  • Income information for all household members (you may be asked to provide your most recent paystubs and/or Tax Return)
  • Citizenship or Immigration status for all applicants (If you have a Permanent Resident or Employment Authorization card be sure to bring it)
  • Health care coverage information for any members covered by current Health Insurance
  • Verification of Birth if applying for a newborn

dad and mom holding smiling babydoctor examining little boy