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Program Description

  Health Care for the Uninsured

This program includes Montgomery Cares and Care for Kids. Through public-private partnerships, these programs provide primary health care services for low-income uninsured children and adults, using private pediatricians, a network of safety net clinics, and 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 FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Number of low income uninsured County adults who received primary care at one of the participating clinics26,42223,80420,00026,50026,500
Number of encounters - Montgomery Cares72,50561,29368,00072,00072,000
Percentage of Care for Kids clients who access Oral Health Services34%32%40%40%40%
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Adults50%35%40%50%50%
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Children63%80%80%80%80%

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved135632114.00
Increase Cost: Funding for Medical Providers to Support an Increase in the Number of Unaccompanied Minors Coming to the County1000000.00
Increase Cost: Montgomery Cares Specialty Care due to Loss of Pro-Bono Work1000000.00
Add: Interpretation Services for Montgomery Cares Telehealth Program650000.00
Increase Cost: Contractual Funding to Add Care for Kids Client Services Specialist645740.00
Increase Cost: Provide Contractual Funding to Add Care for Kids Medical Assistant Case Manager645740.00
Increase Cost: Montgomery Cares Psychiatric Services due to Rate Increase631000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1380810.00
FY22 Approved141585404.00