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HealthCheck Program Summaries: Recipient Support Services
The DHCF Durable Medical Equipment Program provides for medically justified supplies and equipment for eligible children and adolescents in the home environment. This service includes a range of supplies and equipment from gauze pads to wheelchairs.
Medically Necessary Case Management is a HealthCheck service for children under age 21 who require assistance with identification, implementation, and coordination of a variety of medically necessary services but do not qualify for DC's Supplemental Security Income (SSI) childrens program / HCSN, Inc.
Transportation services include bus tokens, Metro fare cards, taxi transportation vouchers, van services, and non-emergency ambulance services. HealthCheck is required to provide scheduling and transportation assistance to members.
Eligibility Support: Helpline
The DC Managed Care Helpline is available to Medicaid Managed Care members who are seeking to select an HMO as their health plan.
DC's enrollment broker is a contracted vendor hired by DHCF to objectively enroll MMC-eligible members into an MCO.
DC Medicaid clients who paid for drug prescriptions, doctor visits, or hospitalizations that should have been paid by Medicaid are entitled to reimbursement. Clients must submit a request no later than six months after the expense was incurred.