A healthier way of doing business
Are you one of Maryland’s many small business owners preparing for the opportunity to provide quality coverage to your employees?
Making it easy to compare and select
Maryland small group health insurance plans are offered by insurance companies approved by the State of Maryland to provide the level of benefits you want to offer your workforce. Maryland Health Connection makes it easy for you and your employees to understand the options, so they can review, compare and enroll in plan that best meets their needs.
The SHOP allows you and your employees to do side-by-side comparisons of health plans based on benefits, premiums and out-of-pocket costs. Know all of your options for small group health insurance in Maryland. Access the SHOP through your insurance agent or third party administrator (TPA), or directly at MarylandHealthConnection.gov beginning in November 2014.
More choices in health insurance for your employees
We recognize that each business owner’s needs are different. Maryland small group health insurance offers four levels of options—bronze, silver, gold and platinum—to make it easier for both you and your employees to compare plans. The SHOP has no specific open enrollment period, so you can sign up at any time after November 1, 2014.
Maryland Health Connection helps ease the process of selecting the right plans to offer your employees an array of health coverage features and benefits. We provide dedicated support ready to answer your questions and guide you through every step of plan selection.
It’s good to know:
The only way small businesses in Maryland can get a tax credit to lower your insurance costs is by selecting your plan or plans through Maryland Health Connection.