How do I know that Maryland Health Connection offers quality health coverage?

The coverage offered through Maryland Health Connection includes qualified health plans from name-brand insurance companies. Individuals eligible for Medicaid, MCHP, or MCHP Premium can select from several managed care organizations (MCOs) that participate in HealthChoice, the State’s Managed Care Program.

Plans offered by insurance companies through Maryland Health Connection have competitive pricing and benefits. Qualified health plans cover at least 60% of your annual medical costs. Some plans will cover 70%, 80% or 90% of your annual medical costs. In addition, all qualified health plans offered through Maryland Health Connection qualify as “minimum essential coverage”, provide a common set of “Essential Health Benefits” as required under the Affordable Care Act, and meet standards for quality and value set by the State.

Medicaid, MCHP, and MCHP Premium provide health coverage at low-or no-cost to eligible individuals.