The mission of the Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) is to improve health outcomes by providing access to comprehensive, cost-effective, and quality health care services for residents of the District of Columbia.
Summary of Services
The Department of Health Care Finance provides health care services to low-income children, adults, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. More than 250,000 District of Columbia residents (more than one-third of all residents) receive health care services through DHCF’s Medicaid and Alliance programs. DHCF strives to provide these services in the most appropriate and cost-effective settings possible.