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To make sure that you don't miss important information, please be sure that the Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) has your current address, phone number, and email address so that DHCF knows where to send your renewal letter. Update your information at districtdirect.dc.gov.
Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order free at-home COVID-19 tests through the federal government. The tests are completely free.
Learn more here.
Being informed is a great way to keep you and your family healthy.
Please read our newsletter. The MedStar Family Choice District of Columbia Enrollee Newsletter contains information about benefits and services, as well as general topics of interest for leading a healthy lifestyle.
Health Education Resources
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Expectant and Postpartum Mothers
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Sickle Cell Disease
How new technology is evaluated
MedStar Family Choice–DC (MFC-DC) evaluates new technology, and new uses for technology already available, as needed. We evaluate new technology to keep up with industry changes and standards. This helps to ensure that our enrollees have access to safe and effective care.
The new technology we evaluate may fall into categories such as medical and behavioral healthcare procedures, medications, medical equipment (for example, insulin pump), and treatments (for example, vaccines).
When there is a need for new technology, the Chief Medical Officer will review it and make sure that it has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. We will then see if DC Medicaid covers it. If DC Medicaid determines that the new technology should be a covered benefit, the request will be approved by MFC-DC if it is medically necessary. If DC Medicaid does not currently cover the new technology, we will review industry standards in considering whether or not to cover the new technology.
Information current as of: