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What if I am newly eligible for Medicaid or MCHP?

If you are newly eligible for Medicaid or MCHP, this coverage becomes effective retroactive to the 1st of the month in which you newly qualify for Medicaid or MCHP.

If you are enrolled in a qualified health plan through Maryland Health Connection when you become eligible for Medicaid or MCHP, your qualified health plan coverage will end on the last day of the month during which you newly qualify for Medicaid/MCHP.

You may choose to remain enrolled in your qualified health plan coverage instead of enrolling in Medicaid/MCHP, but you would not be eligible for any tax credits or cost-sharing reductions for that health plan.