Disponible en inglés: If you need coverage before Maryland Health Connection qualified health plans become effective on January 1, you may have some options:
You can apply for Medicaid, MCHP, or MCHP Premium at any time:
- Online at www.MarylandHealthConnection.gov
- By calling 1-855-642-8572 (TTY 1-855-642-8573); or
- In-person at a local Department of Health, Department of Social Services, or regional consumer assistance organization (PDF).
You may be able to buy a qualified health plan directly from a participating insurance company.
Finally, if you have recently experienced a major life event or special circumstance, you may be eligible to enroll in a qualified health plan through Maryland Health Connection outside of the annual Open Enrollment period. Learn more here about whether you may qualify to buy a plan and how to enroll.