If you are a Maryland resident and a U.S. citizen or qualified legal resident, you may be eligible for one of Maryland's medical assistance programs. Use our chart for more information and to see if you qualify.
All Maryland medical assistance programs cover family planning services, including GYN and breast exams, screening for STDs, and birth control. Coverage for permanent sterilization (for men and women), Gardasil HPV vaccine, and abortion services varies depending on the plan. Call the Medical Assistance Hotline for more information: 1-800-456-8900.
How do I apply for family planning coverage?
You can now apply in-person for the Family Planning Program at Planned Parenthood! Just be sure to bring:
- A valid photo ID card
- Your social security number
- The social security numbers for any children you have
- Other insurance cards you may have (including Medical Assistance and Medicare)
- Any and all income information for yourself (and your spouse, if married), such as two current pay stubs, recent W-2, bank statement, unemployment letter, or school ID/financial aid award letter
To speed up your visit, print out the application in advance, fill out what you can, and bring it with you to your appointment. You can download the form here.
To apply for other Maryland Medical Assistance Programs:
Print out the appropriate application here. For help with the application process call HealthCare Access Maryland at 410-649-0525.
If you are not eligible for any of the Maryland Medical Assistance programs, you may still qualify for discount pricing based on our sliding fee scale. Call your nearest health center location to learn more.