Grab Health Insurance Information at our May Events

The weather is warm, grass is sprouting, and your calendar is filling up. Make sure to include health insurance on your to-do list if your income or household is going to change.

Although open enrollment for Maryland Health Connection’s private health plans is only Nov. 1-Dec. 15, it’s important to know that you can enroll in Medicaid programs any time of year.

If you’ve recently had a major life event, such as a change in income or loss of health coverage, you may be eligible for a special enrollment period (SEP) through Maryland Health Connection.

These life events include:

  • Getting married or divorced,
  • Having a child, adopting a child, or placing a child for adoption or in foster care,
  • Moving to or from Maryland, and some moves within the state,
  • Turning 26 years old if you are enrolled in coverage through your parent’s plan,
  • Change of citizenship or immigration status, and more.

To see other qualifying events, click here.

To find in-person help near you to apply for health coverage, use our search tool. For more information, visit MarylandHealthConnection.gov or ask an expert at one of our events.

You’re Invited!

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Join us at our events across Maryland.

Allegany County
Cumberland Informational Event
Date: Tuesday, May 15
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 400 Arch St., Cumberland, MD 21502
Our consumer assistance organization AHEC West will provide information about Maryland Health Connection.

Baltimore City
Brew at the Zoo
Dates: Saturday, May 26 & Sunday, May, 27
Time: 1-7 p.m.
Location: Baltimore Zoo, 1 Safari Place, Baltimore, MD 21217
Find us at the designated driver tent, and learn about coverage options.

Baltimore County
Dundalk Housing Fair and Neighborhood Tours
Date: Saturday, May 12
Time: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Location: 1901 Delvale Ave., Dundalk, MD 21222
Look for our table and staff from our consumer assistance organization HealthCare Access Maryland.

Carroll County
Medicaid/Special Enrollment Event
Date: Friday, May 25
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: 705 Ridge Ave., Mt Airy, MD 21771
Please bring your ID and these items to apply.

National Kids to Parks Day
Date: Saturday, May 19
Time: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Location: Meadow Park, Elkton, MD 21921
Our consumer assistance organization Seedco will have giveaways and information.

Dorchester County
Heart of the Shore Wellness Expo
Date: Saturday, May 19
Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Corner of Cedar and Race streets, Cambridge MD 21613
Stop by our consumer assistance organization Seedco’s table and say hello!

Queen Anne's County
Shore Kids Connection Free Family Event
Date: Saturday, May 12
Time: 11-2 p.m.
Location:  Kent Island High School
Look for our table staffed by our consumer assistance organization Seedco.

For additional events and details, please view our event calendar.

About Maryland Health Connection

Maryland Health Connection is Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace for individuals and families to compare plans and enroll in health and dental coverage. It’s the only place to get financial help with health coverage. See if you qualify for financial help like tax credits or Medicaid/MCHP to make health insurance more affordable.

Visit MarylandHealthConnection.gov to enroll, or download our free Enroll MHC mobile app for Android and iPhone.

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