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alexa robinson

What you need to know about the new public charge rule

Coronavirus and public charge To address the possibility that some undocumented people impacted by coronavirus may be hesitant to seek necessary medical treatment or preventive services, the USCIS has announced that screening, testing, treatment or vaccines (should a vaccine become available) for children and adults related to coronavirus will not …

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Your guide to the Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program

This tax season, Marylanders will be able to sign up for health coverage through an innovative pilot program. The Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program is designed to increase access to quality and affordable health insurance for all Marylanders. This program will allow uninsured Marylanders to enroll in health insurance …

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New program provides access to free medication to prevent HIV

This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) set in motion a national program called Ready, Set, PrEP. This initiative makes pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), an HIV prevention medication, accessible to those without prescription drug insurance coverage at no cost.  Pharmacies such as CVS Health, Walgreens, and Rite …

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International student gets covered: Dina

Dina was taught by her parents, “Success doesn't just come and find you, you have to go out and find it yourself.” With this belief, she left her home and her family in Nepal five years ago in pursuit of success. For her, that meant a better education and a …

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Open Enrollment begins TODAY!

Are you excited to #GetCovered? If you are new to the Maryland marketplace, start here to apply for health insurance. When? Open enrollment for private plans begins today, Nov. 1, at 5 a.m. and ends Dec. 15 at 11:59 p.m. It’s important that you enroll during this period to ensure …

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Saluting a champion for health coverage for all

Colleagues at the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange spent Thursday morning at the Rockville library with more than 60 representatives of agencies and organizations who work to get health coverage to families who lack it. The energy and imagination that filled that room about how better to achieve that goal was …

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