Maryland Childrens Health Program


The Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program (MCHIP) gives full health benefits for children up to age 19, and pregnant women of any age who meet the income guidelines. MCHIP provides care through a variety of Managed Care Organizations (MCOs).
Contact Information
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
201 W Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
1-(800) 456-8900 (phone)
How to Apply:
Select one of the links below to download the application or go to the program site for more information on how to apply. Once you fill out your application, send it to the address on the application. Do NOT send it to RxResource.
Children under age 19, who are not eligible for Medicaid Pregnant women of any age Whose countable income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty level Children of employed parents whose employer does not offer family health insurance (NOTE: In some instances, having health insurance will not prevent you from being eligible for MCHIP. Even if you have health insurance, it's best to apply and let the case manager assigned to your application determine your eligibility)