Being informed is a great way to keep you and your family healthy.
Please read our newsletter. The MedStar Family Choice District of Columbia Enrollee Newsletter contains information about benefits and services, as well as general topics of interest for leading a healthy lifestyle.
Winter 2023 Enrollee Newsletter: English, Spanish, Amharic
Fall 2022 Enrollee Newsletter: English, Spanish, Amharic
Summer 2022 Enrollee Newsletter: English, Spanish, Amharic
Spring 2022 Enrollee Newsletter: English, Spanish, Amharic
Health Education Resources
Expectant and Postpartum Mothers
Sickle Cell Disease
Recertify for health plan benefits
If you need to recertify for DC Healthy Families or DC Healthcare Alliance benefits, there are three ways to do this:
- Online – visit DistrictDirect.DC.gov
- By phone – call DC Economic Security Administration (ESA) at 202-727-5355
- In person – go to a DC ESA service location near you
To learn more, click here. If you need assistance, please call us at 202-363-4348 (select option 1, then option 2) to speak with one of our Outreach coordinators.
Public and charter school resources and requirements
District of Columbia Government
How new technology is evaluated
MedStar Family Choice–DC (MFC-DC) evaluates new technology, and new uses for technology already available, as needed. We evaluate new technology to keep up with industry changes and standards. This helps to ensure that our enrollees have access to safe and effective care.
The new technology we evaluate may fall into categories such as medical and behavioral healthcare procedures, medications, medical equipment (for example, insulin pump), and treatments (for example, vaccines).
When there is a need for new technology, the Chief Medical Officer will review it and make sure that it has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. We will then see if DC Medicaid covers it. If DC Medicaid determines that the new technology should be a covered benefit, the request will be approved by MFC-DC if it is medically necessary. If DC Medicaid does not currently cover the new technology, we will review industry standards in considering whether or not to cover the new technology.
Information current as of: