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What life events may qualify me to enroll?

There are a variety of life events and circumstances that may allow you to enroll in a qualified health plan through Maryland Health Connection or change your current plan. Whether you qualify for a special enrollment period depends on the type of event and how it affects your eligibility for …

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What is a Special Enrollment Period?

A Special Enrollment Period allows you to enroll in a qualified health plan through Maryland Health Connection or change your current plan outside of the annual open enrollment period. You may newly enroll or change plans only if you have certain life events and are otherwise eligible to enroll in coverage through …

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How can I apply for Medicaid now or find out if I’m eligible?

Enrollment in Medicaid and the Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP) is year round. You can enroll in Medicaid/MCHP at any time if you qualify. You may be eligible for Medicaid now, even if you weren’t in the past. The best way to know if you’re eligible for Medicaid is to …

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I have a special circumstance and might qualify to buy a plan now. How can I shop for one?

If you are eligible to buy a plan now (because of a special circumstance), you can enroll online at MarylandHealthConnection.gov, call our Consumer Support Center at 1-855-642-8572 (Deaf and hard of hearing use Relay service) or visit a navigator or insurance broker near you.

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