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Health Coverage for Behavioral and Mental Health Services

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Behavioral and mental health services are covered by all health plans offered through Maryland Health Connection, Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace. It’s important to know you can’t be denied coverage or charged more because you have a pre-existing condition, including mental and behavioral health conditions. Know what’s covered Behavioral health …

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Maryland 5th in Nation for Young Adult Enrollments

Maryland ranked fifth in the nation for young adult enrollments (18-34), according to data from the 2017 open enrollment released this week by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In Maryland, 30.2 percent of all enrollments were by people aged 18-34, compared with a national average of 26.9 …

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Using Your Medicaid or MCHP Coverage

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If you've recently enrolled in Medicaid or Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP), here are three easy steps to use your new health insurance coverage. Keep Your Insurance Card and Choose a Provider. Keep your Medical Assistance (MA) card. You will receive a paper red and white card in the mail within 14 …

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Struggling with Problem Gambling? There’s a Plan for That

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The “March Madness” NCAA tournament is right around the corner, but for people who struggle with problem gambling, this time of year can be anything but a Cinderella story. March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month to highlight this important mental health issue and also the resources available if you or …

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Update on Coverage through Maryland Health Connection

With everything happening in Washington, D.C., you may have questions about what the latest news means for you and your coverage. We are monitoring any changes closely, and you can count on us to provide you with the facts. We are with you every step of the way and will …

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Health Insurance Coverage for Small Businesses (SHOP)

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What is the SHOP? The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) helps Maryland small businesses and nonprofit organizations provide health and dental insurance coverage to their employees. SHOP is the only place where small businesses may qualify for a health care tax credit from the IRS to help lower the …

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