DC Healthy Families is a free health insurance program for families with children under age 19 and pregnant women who live in DC. Families must make less than a certain amount each month to qualify for this program.
Once you become a member of this program, you will choose from one of three health plans. These health plans all pay for the same basic services. You will also choose a primary care doctor.
Health services paid for by DC Healthy Families
These are the main services covered by DC Healthy Families. You can get a complete list from the health plan you choose once you are accepted to the program.
- Doctor visits
- Immunizations (shots)
- School health check-ups
- Emergency care
- Hospital stays
- Prescription drugs
- Labor and delivery for pregnant women
- Eye care and glasses
- Dental care
- Birth control
- Transportation to doctor appointments
- Home health care
- Medical equipment
- Drug and alcohol treatment
- Mental health services
How to Apply for DC Healthy Families
How DC Healthy Families Works