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Can I purchase a plan directly from an insurance company?

You can purchase a plan directly from an insurance company, but you will not be eligible for any financial assistance. Financial assistance (including tax credits and cost sharing) is available only through Maryland Health Connection.

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When can I enroll in a health plan through Maryland Health Connection?

If you qualify for Medicaid, MCHP, or MCHP Premium, you can enroll in those programs at any time. Open Enrollment to buy a qualified health plan for 2017 is from Nov. 1, 2016 to Jan. 31, 2017. Outside of the annual Open Enrollment period, you can buy a plan or …

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Can anyone use Maryland Health Connection?

Maryland Health Connection is open to all legal residents of Maryland. In general, to obtain health coverage through Maryland Health Connection, you must live in Maryland and be a U.S. citizen or be lawfully present. To enroll in a QHP, you cannot currently be incarcerated, except if you are incarcerated …

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