HealthCare4ChildCare Through DC Health Link:

Affordable health coverage for early childhood providers and their teams

HealthCare4ChildCare:

  • Provides free health insurance through DC Health Link for District residents (and their families) who are employees of OSSE licensed child development centers and homes.
  • Provides free health insurance or lower premiums through DC Health Link for non-District residents who are employees of OSSE licensed child development centers and homes choosing to participate in HealthCare4ChildCare.
  • Helps OSSE licensed child development centers and homes provide affordable group health insurance for their employees through DC Health Link’s Small Business Market (SHOP).
  • Free and lower premiums are guaranteed for all of 2023 once a resident or employer enrolls.

Free or lower premium health insurance coverage starts January 1, 2023.

  • DC Health Link will begin contacting OSSE licensed child development centers and homes in late September and will begin contacting workers in late October.
  • The rolling enrollment process will continue through the end of November for coverage beginning January 1, 2023.
  • Enrollment will continue in 2023 for start dates after January 1.

You can contact us by completing a form (formulario en español) with your contact information.