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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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Maryland Mom Sarah L. Uses Her Coverage Often

Growing up, Sarah L. had learned the benefits of health insurance from her parents. When the Affordable Care Act was passed, she was happy to learn that 10 essential benefits must be covered by all plans through Maryland Health Connection. It gave her peace of mind to start a family, …

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Covered Maryland Mom: Heather

Local mom Heather H. stopped by our Maryland Health Connection booth at Baltimore Pride 2018 recently, and told us her health coverage story. Heather has three children, all covered by health insurance through Maryland Health Connection. She stressed how important it is that her children are covered in order to …

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Use your insurance coverage during Men’s Health Month

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Show you care about your father every day! During the month of June, Maryland is celebrating Men’s Health Month. It’s important to keep Dad and the men in your life healthy. Here are four important things to consider. Regular check-ups can prevent or detect many health conditions. Set his annual …

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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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Grab Health Insurance Information at our May Events

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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 …

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It's Almost Tax Time!

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Your Taxes: Next Steps for Forms 1095-A and 1095-B If you were enrolled in health coverage through Maryland Health Connection during 2017, you will be filing your federal taxes using form 1095-A or 1095-B.    Both 1095-A and 1095-B forms will be mailed by Jan. 31. Only form 1095-A will be …

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