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Am I eligible?

To qualify for the DC Healthy Families Program, Immigrant Children’s Program or DC Healthcare Alliance Program, you must have limited income. The information on this page will help you determine if you’re eligible for these programs.

If you have any questions, call our Member Services department toll free at 1-800-600-4441 (TTY 711), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.

DC Healthy Families

DC Healthcare Alliance Program

Immigrant Children’s Program

Who’s eligible?

In the District of Columbia, you may be eligible for DC Healthy Families benefits through Amerigroup if you are:

  • Eligible for Medicaid or CHIP
  • A childless adult up to age 64 who meets certain income requirements
  • A foster care enrollee who decides to remain in this program
Other restrictions may apply. Contact your local Economic Security Administration (ESA) Service Center, or call 202-727-5355 to find the ESA Service Center nearest you, to talk with someone about eligibility or to enroll with Amerigroup.

You may be eligible for the DC Healthcare Alliance Program if you:

  • Are age 21 or older
  • Live in the District of Columbia
  • Do not have health insurance
  • Are not eligible for Medicaid or Medicare and
  • Meet certain income requirements
Other restrictions may apply. Apply in person at a Department of Human Services (DHS) service center near you to talk with someone about your eligibility or to enroll with Amerigroup. Find a service center

Your child may be eligible for the Immigrant Children’s Program if they:

  • Are under the age of 21
  • Live in the District of Columbia
  • Are not eligible for Medicaid and
  • Meet certain income requirements
Other restrictions may apply. Contact your local Economic Security Administration (ESA) Service Center, or call 202-727-5355 to find the ESA Service Center nearest you, to talk with someone about eligibility or to enroll with Amerigroup.

What are the income requirements?

View income requirements for DC Healthy Families Medicaid at https://www.dchealthlink.com.
View income requirements for DC Healthcare Alliance at https://www.dchealthlink.com.
View income requirements for the Immigrant Children’s Program at https://dhcf.dc.gov/service/immigrant-childrens-program.

What are the benefits?

With DC Healthy Families you get the services and support you need, plus extra benefits designed to help you live as healthy as you can be. These include:

  • Free Metro cards - up to $25 each year
  • Free Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington membership for kids (DC locations only)
  • Rides to community services, job interviews and more
  • $15 in over-the-counter medicines every three months
  • Take the GED test on us
  • myStrength, a mental health and well-being app
  • Amerigroup Community Resource Link – search by ZIP code for free and low-cost community services
  • And more
View all DC Healthy Families benefits

With the DC Healthcare Alliance Program, you get the services and support you need, plus extra benefits designed to help you live as healthy as you can be. These include:

  • Metro cards – up to $25 each year
  • Rides to community services, job interviews and more
  • $15 in over-the-counter medicines every three months
  • Take the GED test on us
  • myStrength, a mental health and well-being app
  • Amerigroup Community Resource Link – search by ZIP code for free and low-cost community services
  • And more
View all DC Healthcare Alliance Program benefits

With the Immigrant Children’s Program, your child gets the services and support he or she needs, plus extra benefits designed to help your child live as healthy as he or she can be. These include:

  • Free Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington membership for kids (DC locations only)
  • Metro cards – up to $25 each year
  • Rides to community services, job interviews and more
  • Take the GED test on us
  • $15 in over-the-counter medicines every three months
  • myStrength, a mental health and well-being app
  • Amerigroup Community Resource Link – search by ZIP code for free and low-cost community services
  • And more
View all Immigrant Children’s Program benefits