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Medicaid / Washington D.C.

Medicaid for Home Care in Washington D.C.

Medicaid Certified Home Care Agency in Washington D.C.

Home care agencies need to be certified as HHA (Home Health Agency) for claiming Medicaid reimbursement in Washington. The reimbursement process eventually relies on the compliance of the agency, along with licensing and certification. Specific details about individual state requirements are provided by the state’s Department of Human Services.

Governing Body: Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)


One of the most generous programs in the U.S., Medicaid in Washington D.C provides health coverage to low-income individuals of all ages including pregnant women, parents and caretaker relatives, adults with no dependent children, disabled people, and seniors with household incomes up to 210% of the FPL.

Medicaid Programs:

  • Adult Day Health Care & Personal Care
  • Elderly and Persons with Disabilities Medicaid Waiver
  • Services My Way
  • Spend Down
  • Emergency Medicaid

Income Requirements:

  • For adults without dependents, income up to $2,124.50 per month
  • For seniors, blind or disabled people, income up to 100% of the FPL ($1,011.67 per month) having resources below $4,000 for a family of one
  • For pregnant women, income up to 319% of the FPL ($3,205.95 per month) for a family of one
  • For parents/caretakers, income up to 216% of the FPL ($2,185.20 per month) for a family of one

Application Process:

One can apply for the available Medicaid programs in Washington D.C. by visiting DC Health Link.

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