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  • Cecil County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance

    Agency: Cecil County Department of Social Services

    HEALTH INSURANCE: Provides assistance with screening and applying for Medical Assistance/Medicaid/MA. Medical Assistance provides health coverage for some low-income individuals, families, older adults and people with disabilities. Also assists individuals with questions/concerns regarding the Medicare Beneficiary programs.
    - QUALIFIED DISABLED AND WORKING INDIVIDUALS: Serves individuals 65 and older or working disabled individuals 65 and under  who are blind, physically disabled, or developmentally disabled. Requires documentation of disability.
    Effective 2017
    Income                  Assets
    Individual $4,045   $4,000
    Couple $5,425        $6,000
    - QUALIFIED MEDICARE BENEFICIARY PROGRAM: Serves individuals who are on Medicare. Helps pay for Part A and  Part B premiums, co-payments, and deductibles. If you have questions/concerns, please call Medicare at 800-633-4227.
    Effective 2017
    Income                  Assets
    Individual $1,010   $ 7,280
    Couple $1,355       $10,930
    - SPECIFIED LOW-INCOME MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES: Serves individuals who are Medicare recipients but who are ineligible for Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Program. Pays only Part B premium. Includes $20 per month income disregard. If you have any questions/concerns, please call Medicare at 800-633-4227. 
    Effective 2017
    Income                     Assets
    Individual $1,208      $7,280
    Couple $1,622          $10,930
    - EXPANDED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE: Assists individuals and families may qualify for health care benefits under the Health Care Reform. Eligibility is based on income limits.  If you currently have Medical Assistance and have questions, call the MA Helpline at 800-456-8900. If you are uninsured and seeking to apply for MA call a local DSS, or Maryland Health Connection at 855-642-8572. 
    Household Size          Income Limits           
    1                            Less than $16,394             
    2                            Less than $22,108                   
    3                            Less than $27,821                   
    4                            Less than $33,534            
    5                            Less than $39,247                   
    6                            Less than $44,960               
    7                            Less than $50,687           
    8                            Less than $56,428

    • 170 East Main Street
      Elkton, MD 21921

    Agency: Cecil County Department of Social Services

    Languages Available: Accommodations possible.

    Payment Description: None.

    Intake and Eligibility: See notes.

    Areas Served:
    • Cecil County

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