Maryland Health Connection Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 - October 15 During Hispanic Heritage Month, which is September 15 to October 15, we celebrate the achievements of Hispanic Marylanders, including improved access to quality health coverage. At the recent sixth annual Maryland Latino Fest in Timonium, which celebrates Hispanic culture, music and food, Marylanders like Elena …

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Five healthy back to school tips

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(with a little help from our friends) It’s back-to-school time! As your kiddos head back to class, it’s important to protect them from germs and illnesses so nothing gets in the way of learning. Fortunately, health insurance plans through Maryland Health Connection cover flu shots and other immunizations, plus other …

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Get Health Insurance During National Immunization Awareness Month

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Health coverage protects moms and babies during Immunization Awareness Month National Immunization Awareness Month in August reminds us it is important to get vaccinated at every age, and shots aren’t just about back-to-school checkups. This week, August 7 to 13, focuses on vaccinations that are important during pregnancy. Having health …

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Join us at the 6th Annual Maryland Latino Festival

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Join us this Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 5 and 6) at the Maryland Latino Festival! We’ll have a tent available both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with information about affordable health coverage options for Marylanders and their families, including recent immigrants. Maryland Health Connection’s open enrollment for 2018 …

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Applying for Health Coverage: Protections for Immigrant Families

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When you apply for coverage through Maryland Health Connection, your information is protected. Here’s how: Applying for health coverage does not allow another agency, such as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), to get access to your personal information. By law, the personal information you’ll provide in your application will not …

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Health Coverage for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Individuals

In helping connect as many Marylanders as possible with quality health coverage, we’ve created new resources designed for Maryland residents who are deaf and hard of hearing. With support from the Governor’s Office of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Maryland Health Connection has videos available in American Sign Language …

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Seeking Standing Advisory Committee Members

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange is now accepting nominations for the Standing Advisory Committee (SAC). The SAC serves a consultative role and functions as an advisory group to the MHBE’s Board of Trustees. The SAC member’s primary role is to serve as an advisory expert in his or her capacity …

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Treat yourself this Father’s Day

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Why do we want you to treat yourself this Father’s Day? Well, it’s Men’s Health Month, so we are celebrating health care for dads and all the important men in your life. Here are four ways you can treat yourself with a health plan through Maryland Health Connection: Schedule an …

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What benefits do health plans cover?

All qualified health plans (QHPs) through Maryland Health Connection (except Catastrophic plans) provide the same core benefits and offer free preventive services. These essential health benefits are covered: Where to find more details on covered health benefits For more details on the essential benefits covered by plans through Maryland Health …

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