Keeping our families healthy is a top priority for UnitedHealthcare. UnitedHealthcare works with the State of Maryland to provide high-quality health care coverage to limited-income families, pregnant women, children and adults that are eligible for the program.

HealthChoice offers health care to most Medicaid recipients and enrollment is year-round. These recipients select a Primary Care Provider (PCP) to be their personal doctor and oversee their medical care.

Dental services for UnitedHealthcare Community Plan members 21 years of age and older will be available starting January 1, 2018.

For more information about Medicaid or Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP), you can call Maryland Health Connection at 1-855-642-8572, TTY 1-855-642-8573 or visit the website at, or call your local health department or local department of social services. If you or your family members are uninsured and not currently enrolled in the Maryland HealthChoice program, you may be eligible to apply.

Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, and St. Mary's.

Benefits & Features

  • Unlimited visits to your Primary Care Provider (PCP)
  • Over 9,000 providers and specialists to serve you
  • Free vaccines and health screenings
  • Maternity management program
  • Family Planning
  • Primary Mental Health Services
  • Prescription Drug Benefits
  • Laboratory & Diagnostic Services
  • Case Management
  • Diabetes Care
  • Podiatry when medically needed
  • Vision: Eye Exams with Glasses and Contact Lenses
  • Hospital Services
  • Access to Urgent Care Centers
  • 24/7 Nurseline services - 1-877-440-0251
  • Hearing Services
  • Nursing Home Services
  • Dental care is available for children under 21, pregnant women, and former foster youth ages 21-26 through the Maryland Healthy Smiles Program. For more information call 1-855-934-9812.


    Adults 21 and older have limited dental coverage at no additional cost to them.

    Coverage includes oral exams and cleanings twice per year, X-rays, limited fillings and extractions. For more information call Member Services at 1-800-318-8821, TTY 711, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET.

    When you are sick or injured, it can be difficult to make health care decisions. You may not know if you should go to the emergency room, visit an urgent care center, make a doctor appointment or use self-care. An experienced NurseLine nurse can give you information to help you decide.

    You can call the toll-free number, 1-877-440-0251, TTY 711, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. And, there’s no limit to the number of times you can call.

    Our Healthy First Steps® program makes sure that both mom and baby get good medical attention. We will help: 

    • Find a doctor for both mother and baby. 
    • Get good advice on nutrition, fitness and safety. 
    • Get supplies, including breast pumps for nursing moms.

    With Baby Blocks™, you earn rewards for completing checkups on time during and after your pregnancy. When you join, you get a gift card or cool gear for your baby. Then earn up to seven more rewards with doctor visits during pregnancy and your baby’s first 15 months. Join at

    UnitedHealthcare Community Plan has a new member app. It’s called Health4Me. The app is available for Apple or Android tablets and smartphones. Health4Me makes it easy to:

    - Find doctors, ERs or urgent care centers near you
    - Call Nurseline
    - View your ID card
    - Read your Member Handbook
    - Get help and support in your community
    - Learn about your benefits
    - Contact Member Services

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