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Coronavirus emergency enrollment period ended June 15

The Coronavirus special enrollment period ended on Monday, June 15.

Can I still enroll?

The coronavirus emergency special enrollment period has ended. However, you can enroll any time of year if you’re eligible for Medicaid or if you’ve recently had certain qualifying life events, like losing your job or  turning 26.

What you need to know if you enrolled

Is Coronavirus covered under a Maryland Health Connection plan or Medicaid? 

Yes. Health insurance companies are required to waive cost-sharing, including lab fees, co-payments, coinsurance, and deductibles for any visit to test for coronavirus at a doctor’s office, urgent care center, or emergency room.

Are insurance companies on Maryland Health Connection covering the costs of coronavirus?

Yes, both Kaiser Permanente and CareFirst cover testing, visits relating to testing, and treatment of COVID-19. You won't be billed for a copay, coinsurance or deductible for services to test, diagnose and treat COVID-19.

Need help?

Free consumer assistance is available by calling 855-642-8572 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Deaf and hard of hearing use Relay. Help is available in more than 200 languages.

Trained navigators and brokers can help you enroll by phone.