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Maryland Medical Assistance for Families

Program Summary

NEW HealthCare For more families!

Begins July 1, 2008!


Medical Assistance for Families will provide comprehensive health care to many more parents and other family members caring for children.  Eligibility depends on family size and income.  The annual income limit is about $21,200 for a family of three.  Medical Assistance for Families will provide free health services including:

  • Low-cost or free prescriptions;
  • Doctor visits;
  • Emergency room visits;
  • Hospital stays;
  • X-ray and lab services; and,
  • Many other services.

Families will be able to apply by mail, fax, online, or can call 1-800-456-8900 to request an application.