We are here to help you every step of the way.
Maryland Health Connection offers many options for health insurance assistance for small businesses. We’re committed to making things easier for your business and your employees.
Click on any of the following topics to see where you as a small business owner can find help throughout the plan selection process.
Consumer Support Center
Contact for help with:
- Completing an application
- Assistance in languages other than English or services for the deaf or hard of hearing
- Finding a Connector organization in your area
- General Maryland Health Connection information
Contact for help with:
Contact for help with:
- Completing an application to determine eligibility for tax credits
- Comparing and selecting private, qualified health plans (QHPs)
- Enrolling in a qualified health plan through Maryland Health Connection or outside the marketplace
For over-the-phone support, contact the consumer support center
If you have a question about Maryland Health Connection and how it works or need help with health insurance for small businesses, you can call our toll-free phone line and speak with a specially trained representative who will give you answers that are easy to understand. Our CSC also offers assistance in 200 languages, as well as TTY service for the hearing-impaired.
Consumer support center details
|Call toll free:|
1-855-642-8573 for services for the deaf or hard of hearing
|Hours of Operation:|
|Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
|The consumer support center (CSC) will remain open on all holidays with the exception of Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The CSC will be open on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents Day.|
Maryland Health Connection offers a statewide network of consumer assistance organizations that we call Connectors. They are located in communities around the state and are staffed by certified SHOP navigators, who can assist small employers with enrollment in qualified health plans (QHPs).
You can go to a local Connector organization in your area and get one-on-one, in-person help to find and select health coverage that meets the needs – and budget – of you and your family.
Click on a region on the map to reveal the Connector Entity and related contact information.
There are 39 locations throughout the region and office hours vary.
Please visit Door to HealthCare scheduler or call our call center at
1-855-288-DOOR (1-855-288-3667) for complete details.
8930 Stanford Blvd., Columbia, MD 21045
There are 35 locations throughout the region and office hours vary.
Please visit Capital Region Health Connector or call our call center at
1-240-773-8250 for complete details.
8818 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
There are three main locations and many others throughout the week in the Southern Region to serve you. Office hours vary.
Please visit Connect Southern Maryland or call
our call center at 1-855-339-3007 for complete details.
234 Merrimac Court, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Facebook: Connect Southern Maryland
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm at the main office drop in location.
There are also 67 additional locations throughout the Central Region
where days and hours vary.
Please visit HealthCare Access Maryland or call the call center at
1-877-223-5201 for complete details.
201 E. Baltimore Street, 9th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
Upper Easter Shore Region
There are 7 main locations throughout the region and numerous sub-locations. Office hours vary.
Please visit Seedco Maryland Health Insurance Access or call our call center at 1-410-996-4839 for complete details.
216 E. Pulaski Highway, Suite 212, Elkton, MD 21921
Lower Eastern Shore Region
There are 32 locations throughout the region and office hours vary.
Please visit Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program or call
our call center at 1-855-445-5540 for complete details.
424 West Market Street, Snow Hill, MD, 21863
The Role of Insurance Brokers in Maryland Health Connection
Maryland Health Connection has partnered with insurance brokers throughout the country who can help you understand your insurance plan options. These licensed professionals have the knowledge and experience to guide you through the process of selecting a plan that works for you and your small business. A directory of insurance brokers authorized by Maryland Health Connection is available to help you find the plan. The directory will be updated weekly as more authorized insurance brokers ask to be included.
These professionals will display the logo to the right on their materials and their names will be listed in Maryland Health Connection as consumer assistance workers. There is no fee when you use an Authorized Insurance Broker.