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Interpretation and translation services

Interpretation and translation services and services for the hearing and visually impaired are free.

Interpretation services

AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia (DC) will provide oral interpretation services if you need them, including at the hospital. Please call Member Services at 1-202-842-2810 or toll free 1-866-842-2810 to get interpretation services. Please call us before your doctor’s appointment if you need interpretation services. Interpreter services are usually provided over the telephone. If you need an interpreter to be with you at your doctor’s appointment, you must let us know 2 business days before the appointment.

Translation services

If you get information from AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia and need it translated in another language, call Member Services at 1-202-842-2810 or toll-free 1-866-842-2810.

Services for the hearing and visually impaired

If you have trouble hearing, call Member Services at 1-202-842-2810 or toll-free 1-866-842-2810 or through our TTY service at 1-800-570-1190. If you have trouble seeing, call Member Services at 1-202-842-2810 or toll free 1-866-842-2810. We can give you information on an audio tape, in Braille, in large print or in another language.

Complaints and grievances

If you requested to have interpretation services at your medical visit but did not receive them, you can file a complaint/grievance. Learn how to file a complaint.