What is Maryland Health Connection?

Maryland Health Connection is Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace. It offers Marylanders a range of health coverage options from health insurance carriers and public health care programs. You can get the coverage you need online, over the phone or in person.

Maryland Health Connection is also the only place in Maryland where individuals, families, and small businesses can get financial help with their health coverage costs, if they qualify.

Maryland Health Connection was established to meet the requirements of the federal Health Care Reform law (or Affordable Care Act), which gave states the opportunity to either establish their own “health insurance exchange” (or marketplace) or allow the Federal government to operate an exchange on behalf of their residents.