If you have one of these life events, you have 60 days to enroll or change plans.
Getting married or divorced
Having a child, adopting a child, or placing a child for adoption or in foster care
Certain changes in income
Moving to Maryland, and some moves within the state
Gaining or losing a dependent
Certain losses of other health coverage, such as job-based coverage
Becoming ineligible for Medicaid or MCHP
COBRA coverage period ends
Change of citizenship or immigration status
Incarceration or release from incarceration
Change in status as an American Indian/Alaska Native
Getting pregnant: you have 90 days from the time your pregnancy is confirmed to enroll.
Turning 26 years old if you are enrolled in coverage on a parent’s plan. You have until the end of the year you turn 26 to enroll.
Check the box on your state tax form and get health coverage
Marylanders are eligible for a special enrollment period when they file their taxes and check a box on their state tax form. This special enrollment runs through tax season. Find out about health coverage through the Easy Enrollment program.
Find the Right Plan with MHC
I lost my job and health insurance. What can I do?
Maryland Health Connection P.O. Box 857 Lanham, MD 20703.