When your Medicaid application is complete and verified, you will choose a managed care organization (MCO) to provide your care.
An MCO is an organization with a network of primary care providers (PCPs), specialists, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. Wellpoint is an MCO that participates in HealthChoice, Maryland's Medicaid program.
There are several ways to choose Wellpoint as your MCO:
You need to renew your Medicaid or MCHP benefits once a year, or they may be automatically renewed. Maryland Health Connection will contact you when it is time to renew.