Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP)
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We provide medical and routine dental services to
We serve children who are from birth to 18 years of age who
live in Fairfax County.
Family's income is less than 250% of poverty and the children
are attending school, if school age.
The Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP) is a community
partnership dedicated to providing medical and dental
services to children of Fairfax County who otherwise are
ineligible to receive healthcare offered through Medicaid or other
private and public sources. The aim of the MCCP is to meet the
healthcare needs of all Fairfax County children.
Kaiser Permanente provides free medical services to uninsured
children. Participating physicians, dentists, pharmacies, and labs
provide services at reduced fees and the Fairfax County Government
covers all administrative costs. All donations go directly to
providing medical and dental services. A winner of numerous area
and national awards, including the prestigious Ford
Foundation/Harvard University Award for Innovations in Local
Government, the MCCP has been replicated throughout the United
States and is a model.
MCCP provides comprehensive health care to children. Through
our network of physicians and health maintenance organizations,
we are able to obtain health care services at a reduced rate.
Since MCCP was initiated in 1986, the MCCP has linked over
75,000 Fairfax County children to a medical home.
Fairfax County children from birth to age 18 who reside in
families that earn at or less than 250% of the federal poverty
guideline are eligible. Children in this population frequently
go without medical care, receive delayed medical care or rely
on the hospital emergency room for primary care.
Support from the medical community includes more than 500
physicians, specialists, and dentists, pharmacies and one HMO –
The MCCP was recently recognized as one of the top 40 charities
that serve children in Washington DC by Washingtonian Magazine.
MCCP has received eight state and national awards, including
the 2002 National Academy of Public Administration High
Performance Award and the 1990 Harvard University/Ford
Foundation Award for Innovation in State & Local
Government. It was featured in the ABC Network special
“Breaking the Cycle”, published in two books and many newspaper
and magazine articles.
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[ 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035 ]
[ 703-324-7500 ]