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    there is DC Healthy Families.

    DC Healthy Families is a program of the DC Department of Health Care Finance that provides free health insurance for District residents and their children.

    Who is eligible for DC Healthy Families?
    DC Healthy Families provides free coverage for working families who:

    •Live in the District of Columbia,
    •Do not have health insurance,
    •Have incomes up to 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
    •Have incomes up to 300 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) if covering children only.
    Once you apply for DC Healthy Families, it only takes about a month to find out if your family qualifies for benefits through one of our excellent health plans:

    •DC Chartered Health Plan
    •United Healthcare Community Plan
    Income Levels for Children Only
    Persons in Family or Household Monthly Income Yearly Income
    1 $2,600.00 $31,200.00
    2 $3,500.00 $42,000.00
    3 $4,400.00 $52,800.00
    4 $5,300.00 $63,600.00
    5 $6,200.00 $74,400.00
    6 $7,100.00 $85,200.00
    7 $8,000.00 $96,000.00
    8 $8,900.00 $106,800.00
    For each additional person add  $900.00 $10,800.00

    300 percent of FPL

    Income Levels for Entire Family
    Persons in Family or Household Monthly Income Yearly Income
    1 $1,733.33 $20,420.00
    2 $2,333.33 $27,380.00
    3 $2,933.33 $34,340.00
    4 $3,533.33 $41,300.00
    5 $4,133.33 $48,260.00
    6 $4,733.33 $55,220.00
    7 $5,333.33 $62,180.00
    8 $5,933.33 $69,140.00
    For each additional person add $600.00 $6,960.00

    200 percent of FPL

    What services does DC Healthy Families cover/include?
    •Doctors visits
    Vision
    •Dental care
    •Prescription medicines
    •Hospitalization and more
    Where do I join DC Healthy Families?
    You can fill out an application at any of the places listed below. After you submit your application, it takes about 30 days for you to hear whether you have been approved for enrollment. If you are, you will receive a membership card. Once you are enrolled in DC Healthy Families, you must fill out a form every 12 months to prove that you are still eligible to receive benefits.

    Phone (202) 639-4030

    http://dhcf.dc.gov/...

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