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Top five reasons you need a primary care doctor

In a world full of specialists and urgent care, it’s tempting to overlook the most important piece of the health-care puzzle: a primary care doctor. So, what is a primary care physician and why is he or she so critical to taking care of your health? The types of doctor …

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Dominion Dental reports data security breach

Dominion Dental (Dominion National) one of the dental providers for Maryland Health Connection, recently reported a data security incident. Dominion National determined on April 24 that an unauthorized party may have obtained access to some of its computer servers. The unauthorized access may have occurred as early as Aug. 25, …

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Top Tips for a Healthy Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy activities with family and friends. Follow these tips from Maryland Health Connection to be sure you enjoy fun in the sun safely. 1. Drink water: While you’re filling your days with fun activities, remember to stay hydrated. While recommendations vary …

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Happy National Small Business Week!

Starting your own business can be rewarding, stressful, and everything in between. Offering health coverage for your employees will help you attract and retain a talented staff. Our Small Business Health Options Program, SHOP, guides you to affordable health coverage and peace of mind for your new beginning. What is …

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Know What’s Covered

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May since 1949. According to Mental Health America, over 44 million American adults have a mental health condition. Learn how your health plan covers behavioral and mental health services. It’s important to know you can’t be denied coverage or charged more because …

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Get Ready for Tax Time

Marylanders who were uninsured in 2018 may still face a penalty this tax season unless they qualify for an exemption. If you had health coverage in 2018, you will receive forms that prove you have met the federal requirement to have health insurance. If you are enrolled in a qualified …

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