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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?

The annual open enrollment period for health plans is November 1 to December 15. Coverage starts January 1. However, you can enroll in health coverage any time of year if you qualify for Medicaid, the Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP) or MCHP Premium, or if you’ve recently experienced certain qualifying …

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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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