For additional background on the State’s policy decisions regarding the Medicaid Expansion option, see: Background
Medicaid in Maryland:
The MD Department of Health and Mental Hygiene administers the state’s Medicaid program, called Maryland Medical Assistance Program.
In order to retain access to all Medicaid patients in the state, providers must also connect to the managed care plans individually.
Medicaid Managed Care:
Medical Assistance Program Beneficiaries Participating in Managed Care:
Managed care plans participating in HealthChoice offer detailed information about covered benefits for individuals enrolling in their plans. This information is available on the managed care websites shown below.
The state Medicaid office is primarily responsible for examining and addressing issues with the Medicaid Managed Care plans offered in the state, and for working with the companies that offer them. If you are experiencing problems as a medical provider with the Managed Care plans or companies operating in the state, or if your patients are experiencing problems with the Managed Care plans or companies in the state, including trouble with access to medications, access to preferred providers, navigating the appeals process, excessive costs, or possible discriminatory policies, or any other problems related to the Affordable Care Act, please report these problems to the state Medicaid Office:
Additionally, if you are experiencing these or other problems, please report these problems to AAHIVM, so that we may track issues affecting our members, and seek additional policies remedies.
Managed Care Plans Participating in HealthChoice:
Amerigroup Community Care
Plan Website: http://www.myamerigroup.com/English/Medicaid/md/Pages/MD-2012.aspx
Diamond Plan (Coventry Health Care of DE)
Jai Medical Systems
Maryland Physicians Care (Meritus Health)
Plan Website: http://www.marylandphysicianscare.com/default.aspx
MedStar Family Choice
Riverside Health of Maryland