Maryland Medicaid State Plan Services

​Medicaid provides health care to people who have a low income and who are elderly, pregnant, have a disability or is a family with children. It is the major funding source for institutional and community services for people with disabilities and the elderly. Medicaid is run by the State and pays medical bills with State and federal tax money.
The Maryland Medicaid Program provides many medical services to keep you healthy and to treat you when you are sick. Limitations apply to some of them. The major services are listed below and may be changed based on the State’s budget.
  • ambulance and wheelchair van services and emergency medical transportation
  • ambulatory surgical center services
  • clinic services
  • dental services and dentures (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • diabetes care services (covered under HealthChoice)
  • Early and periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Services (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • eye glasses (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • family planning services and supplies
  • hearing aids (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • home and community-based services waiver services for targeted populations of developmentally disabled individuals, older adults, physically disabled adults, medically fragile children, children with autism spectrum disorder, and adults with traumatic brain injury
  • home health agency services
  • hospice care
  • hospital inpatient and outpatient services (acute, chronic, psychiatric, rehabilitation, specialty)
  • Kidney dialysis services
  • laboratory and x-ray services
  • medical day care services
  • medical equipment and supplies
  • Medicare premiums, co-payments, and deductibles
  • mental health treatment, case management, and rehabilitation services
  • nurse anesthetist, nurse midwife, and nurse practitioner services nursing facility services (nursing homes)
  • oxygen services and related respiratory equipment services
  • personal care services
  • pharmacy services (for beneficiaries not eligible for Medicare part D)
  • physical therapy
  • physician services (some dental surgery may be included)
  • podiatry services
  • private duty nursing (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • school-based health-related services (for beneficiaries under 21)
  • Statewide Evaluation and planning Services (STEPS) through local health departments)
  • substance abuse treatment services
  • targeted case management for HIV-infected individuals and other targeted populations
  • transportation services to Medicaid covered services (through local health departments)
  • vision care services (eye examination every two years)