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ALERT: Don’t fall for health insurance phone scams

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We have received an alert that a “health care enrollment center” is calling Maryland residents, offering to enroll consumers into affordable health plans. This is a SCAM. The message speaks about $199 plans and enrollment with no qualifying life event, outside of open enrollment. It begins as a robo-call and …

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When to Go to an Urgent Care Center Instead of a Hospital ER

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Maryland Health Connection always recommends choosing a primary care doctor to see for regular check ups and health care when you have an illness or injury. Doctors usually provide an on-call service after hours so you can have a medical professional call you back. When you need immediate health care, …

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I lost my job. What are my options for health insurance?

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If you recently have lost job-based health benefits, you may be eligible for COBRA, short for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986. COBRA provides the option of continuing a employer-sponsored health plan for a limited period of time. Is it the best alternative for you? Here’s a quick Q …

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