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About Us

Maryland Physicians Care is a local managed care organization owned by Meritus Health, Western Maryland Health System, Holy Cross Health, and others. Maryland Physicians Care administers health care services to Maryland’s HealthChoice enrollees.

Founded in 1996, Maryland Physicians Care believes in helping its members make good decisions about their health through free, quality health care services.

In addition to our many wellness and prevention programs, Maryland Physicians Care offers qualifying HealthChoice recipients valuable health care benefits and services at no cost, including:

  • Doctor visits
  • Prescription drug benefits
  • No copays for over-the-counter prescriptions
  • Dental care for adults
  • Vision care for children and adults
  • Immunizations
  • Lab tests, screenings and X-rays
  • Medical care coordination
  • Urgent & Emergency Care

Maryland Physicians Care is a leader in managed health care in Maryland with a strong network of hospitals, doctors, clinics and pharmacies. Maryland Physicians Care offers both members and providers solid solutions to their respective needs. For more information about all the services that Maryland Physicians Care has to offer, view our For Members section or call us at 1-800-953-8854.

Please reference the Benefit Summary or the Enrollee Handbook located under the For Members section for a detailed description of what is covered under the HealthChoice Plan, a program of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Mission Statement

Our managed care enterprise exists to serve the communities of its owners and the people of Maryland by developing and implementing high quality, value-based, cost-effective delivery and financing programs that improve care and improve health, especially for the vulnerable populations.

Maryland Physicians Care Vision Statement

We seek to be a dominant, financially sound and socially responsible managed care organization of choice for members, providers and health care purchasers in the markets we serve.