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Program Description

  Health Care for the Uninsured

This program area includes the Montgomery Cares, Care for Kids, and Maternity Partnership programs. Through public-private partnerships, these programs provide primary health care services for low-income uninsured children, adults, pregnant women, and the homeless, using private pediatricians, a network of safety net clinics, obstetricians, and hospitals, along with other health care providers. This program area also provides care coordination to uninsured children and adolescents with chronic or handicapping conditions needing specialty diagnostic, medical, and surgical treatment.

Program Contacts

Contact Dr. Travis Gayles of the HHS - Public Health Services at 240.777.1211 or Lindsay Lucas of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2766 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Number of low income uninsured County adults who received primary care at one of the participating clinics25,96526,42226,50026,50026,500
Number of encounters - Montgomery Cares72,49772,50572,60072,60072,600
Percentage of Care for Kids clients who access Oral Health Services38%34%40%3434
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Adults44%50%51%5050
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Children71%63%64%6363

Program Budget Changes

FY21 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved148470374.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-12380790.00
FY21 Recommended136089584.00