Number of End-Stage Renal Disease patients statewide: 15,730
This state offers Medigap insurance to dialysis patients under 65.
Maryland Dialysis Patient Resources
Patient Support and Financial Resources
The Kidney TRUST
Assists dialysis patients needing help with co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles for medical treatment, services, and prescription drugs. Please note that the Kidney Trust has specific application periods during each year. Please check before you apply.
#5 Mid-Atlantic Renal Coalition
1527 Huguenot Road
Midlothian, VA 23113
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
- Adult Programs: A Medicaid program that pays the medical bills of people who have low income and cannot afford medical care.
- Programs for children: The Maryland Children’s Health Insurance Program (MCHIP) gives full health benefits for children up to age 19, and pregnant women of any age who meet the income guidelines.
- Medication Programs: Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program (SPDAP) provides financial assistance to moderate-income residents who are enrolled in an approved Medicare prescription drug plan.
Health Reform Status:
Exchange: Maryland will run its own state-based health insurance exchange.
Medicaid: The state will expand Medicaid eligibility.