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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. James Bridgers of the HHS - Public Health Services at 240.777.4253 or Deborah Lambert of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2794 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY20Actual FY21Estimated FY22Target FY23Target FY24
Number of low income uninsured County adults who received primary care at one of the participating clinics23,80419,77723,00026,00030,000
Number of encounters - Montgomery Cares61,29353,33665,00075,00080,000
Percentage of Care for Kids clients who access Oral Health Services32%25%40%50%50%
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Adults35%35%50%50%50%
Percent of vulnerable populations that have a primary care visit - Children80%80%85%85%85%

Program Budget Changes

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved141585404.00
Increase Cost: Eight Percent Inflationary Increase to Montgomery Cares Contract4406400.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.2909150.00
FY23 Approved148900954.00