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We want you to keep your health coverage! To make sure you do not miss important information and renew your coverage, please be sure that DHCF has your current contact info. Take a minute to update your address, phone number, and email address at If you need additional assistance, you may call the Public Benefits Call Center at 202-727-5355 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. We will mail you information when it is time to renew your coverage.

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Who We Are

Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN) is the contracted health care plan provider for the District of Columbia’s Child and Adolescent Supplemental Security Income Program (CASSIP) for children and young adults. CASSIP manages your:

  • Medical care
  • Dental care
  • Behavioral health services
  • Drug and alcohol abuse services

HSCSN serves children and young adults up to age 26 who live in Washington, DC and receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). We focus on young people with special health care needs. That way, we can give your child the kind of attention and level of care that helps make his or her life as full as possible. If you decide to choose HSCSN please contact our Enrollment Analyst at (202) 580-6485 or 1 (866) 937-4549

HSCSN offers special benefits to our enrollees. You will have a care manager who helps ensure that you or your child gets the care or services your doctor prescribes. HSCSN is one component of The HSC Health Care System, a nonprofit health care organization committed to serving people with complex health care needs and eliminating barriers to health services. 

    Our Mission

    The mission of Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN) is to coordinate innovative, high-quality, community-based care for individuals with complex needs and their families. HSCSN empowers all we serve to improve the quality of their lives.