As part of the state’s overall response to the coronavirus, and in an effort to prioritize health and safety, Maryland Health Connection opened a new special enrollment period for uninsured Marylanders.
What you need to know
When will your coverage begin?
The coronavirus emergency special enrollment period is effective immediately and ends Sunday, Aug. 15. Here are the dates coverage will begin, depending on what day you enrolled in a health plan:
Social Security numbers (or document numbers for legal immigrants)
Proof of citizenship or immigration status
Tax returns for previous years
Employer and income info (pay stubs, W-2 forms)
Policy numbers for any current health insurance
Information about any job-related coverage you or someone in your household is eligible for
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.
Can I qualify for the Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment Period even if I’m not sick?
Yes. All eligible, uninsured Marylanders may qualify for this emergency special enrollment period.
Finding the Right Plan with MHC
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Maryland Health Connection P.O. Box 857 Lanham, MD 20703.