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DC Medicaid Information

For basic information and frequently asked questions, visit the website of DC's Medicaid program.


Disability.gov connects people with disabilities, their families, and the organizations that support them to important information about:
  • Disability benefits (guides, programs, applications, etc.)
  • Civil rights (ADA information, accessibility guidelines, employment rights, complaint procedures, etc.)
  • Community life (history of the independent living movement, personal care assistance services, sports and leisure activities, etc.)
  • Education (IDEA and IEP information, teaching materials and strategies, classroom supports, college prep, etc.)
  • Emergency preparedness (inclusive emergency planning, disaster recovery assistance, emergency service accessibility, etc.)
  • Employment (career planning, workforce development, internship programs, hiring and recruiting information, etc.)
  • Health care (disability and condition information, services and providers, caregiving options, financial assistance, etc.)
  • Housing (housing laws, home buying guides, supportive housing options, home modification, etc.)
  • Technology (accessible technology guidelines and standards, assistive information technology, assistive educational technology, financial assistance, etc.)
  • Transportation (laws, travel guides, providers, vehicle modification, safety and complaint procedures, etc.)

Economic Security Administration (ESA)
64 New York Avenue, NE, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20002
(202) 671-4200 (voice) | (202) 671-4326 (fax) | 711 (TTY)

The Economic Security Administration (ESA) determines the eligibility of applicants and recertifies the eligibility of recipients for federal and District-funded assistance programs, helps heads of households receiving TANF benefits to become employed and move toward financial independence. ESA determines eligibility for benefits under the Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medical Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps), and Child Care Subsidy, Burial Assistance, Emergency Rental Assistance, and Interim Disability Assistance, Refugee Cash Assistance and programs. ESA's Food Stamp Employment and Training Program (FSET) provides employment and training services to able-bodied adults without dependents who receive food stamps. ESA performs monitoring, quality control and reporting functions required by federal law and court orders.

Economic Security Administration, Anacostia
2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, SE, Washington, DC
202-645-4614 (voice) | 202-727-3527 (fax)

Health (insurance)

Economic Security Administration, Congress Heights
4049 S. Capitol St, SW, Washington, DC
202-645-4546 (voice) | 202-654-4524 (fax)

Health (insurance)

Economic Security Administration, Fort Davis
3851 Alabama Ave, SE, Washington, DC
202-645-4500 (voice) | 202-645-6205 (fax)

Health (insurance)

Economic Security Administration, H Street
645 H St, NE, Washington, DC
202-698-4350 (voice) | (202) 724-8964 (fax)

Health (insurance)

Economic Security Administration, Taylor Street
1207 Taylor St, NW, Washington, DC
202-576-8000 (voice) | 202-576-8740 (fax)

Health (insurance)

Health Insurance and Medicaid Coverage for Autism Services: A Guide for Individuals and Families

ASAN's new guide to Medicaid coverage explains the evidence base for promising developmental interventions and provides instruction on how to advocate for coverage for these interventions. It is the first of several upcoming publications about health coverage for developmental interventions.


Following the passage of the new health care reform law in 2010, the government created this website for individuals to learn more about private insurance coverage and services. The website includes a separate section for individuals with disabilities.

United Healthcare Community Plan
1-800-905-8671 (voice) | 711 (TTY)

United Healthcare Community Plan helps underserved individuals gain access to healthcare coverage by:

  • Helping them find a healthcare plan
  • Helping them find a physician
  • Educating them about Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs (CHIP)

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