Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN)

Address: 1101 Vermont Avenue NW, 12th Floor
Washington,, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 467-2737 Website:

Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (HSCSN) is a nonprofit managed care organization that coordinates care for children and young adults with disabilities and complex medical needs. To be eligible for enrollment with HSCSN, you must receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits or be SSI-eligible. Enrollment in HSCSN is voluntary and those who choose not to join remain in the Medicaid Fee-for-Service program.


Holistic and proactive, HSCSN is a dedicated Medicaid health plan that coordinates all aspects of physical, mental, behavioral and developmental care and services for its members.


HSCSN is a subsidiary of The HSC Foundation, along with The HSC Pediatric Center, and HSC Home Care.


HSCSN Departments:


Customer Care Services Department – As a valued member, we welcome you to Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN). HSCSN provides comprehensive care coordination for every one of our enrollees and our Customer Care Department is dedicated specifically to serving you and your child’s needs.


Enrollment Eligibility

Member Benefits

Member Handbook

Enrollee Rights and Responsibilities

Choosing Your Primary Care Provider

Provider Directory

Provider Search

Care Management Program


Phone: 202-467-2737

Toll Free: 1-(866) 937-4549


Department of Family and Community Development (FCD) – The MLK FCD Center provides a multipurpose room for trainings and meetings, child care facilities, family support activities, community resource corner, and Healthy Living Program. The Center is open to walk-in inquiries about HSCSN services, benefits, and resource information.


Current Programs:


Community Services Advisory Committee (CSAC)

Healthy Living Program (HLP)

Parent Advocacy Support Groups (PALS)

Male Caregivers Advocacy Support Group (MCAS)

Youth Athletic Program (YAP)

Volunteer Program

The Children and Youth Program (CYP)

Home Lead Assessment Project

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Review Project

Community Collaboration Projects


MLK FCD Center

2124 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue. SE

Washington, DC 20020


Provider Services – The HSCSN provider network includes a diverse group of professionals, organizations, and agencies that focus on providing services to children and adolescents with special needs. HSCSN has contracts that specify services and payment terms for each provider. HSCSN, on behalf of the DC Department of Healthcare Finance, reimburses each provider for the services they render to each member/family per the contract terms.


HSCSN Providers include:


  • Primary Care Physicians (specializing in Pediatrics, Family Practice, or Internal Medicine)
  • Specialists
  • Dentists
  • District of Columbia Hospitals
  • Sub-acute Hospitals and Rehabilitation Centers
  • Residential Treatment Centers
  • Pharmacies
  • Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Vendors
  • Opticians
  • Home Nursing Agencies
  • Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Speech Therapists
  • Laboratories
  • Mental and Behavioral Health Professionals (Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Counselors)
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
  • Medical Equipment and Supply Companies
  • Early Intervention Programs
  • Cab and Van Transport Companies/Ambulance Services


Provider Directory


Provider Search


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