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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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Enrollee Handbook

Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN)  is a health plan that is funded by the District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance. Our Enrollee Handbook gives you basic information about how HSCSN works. If you have any questions, please call HSCSN Customer Care at 202-467-2737 or 866-937-4549, anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Updated: July 2023

From the Handbook

See what health care services are covered by the HSCSN health plan.


See a list of these services you have a right to and what you are responsible for as an HSCSN enrollee. 


If you believe that services were unfairly denied, reduced, delayed or stopped, you have a right to file an appeal and request a fair hearing.


If you are unhappy with something that happened to you while working with HSCSN, you can file a grievance.

Medical forms

Access forms related to your benefits and services.