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2015 HT0 Department of Health Care Finance
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, an agency that was established in FY 2009, provides health care services to low-income children, adults, elderly, and persons with disabilities. Over 200,000 District of Columbia residents (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.