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Browse 2019 health insurance plans and prices now!

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View 2019 plans and prices four weeks before open enrollment begins! Visit MarylandHealthConnection.gov and click “Get an Estimate” to browse plans without having to provide personal details like name and Social Security number. The open enrollment period will run Nov. 1 – Dec. 15 for health coverage starting Jan. 1, …

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How to Make the Most of Medicaid Coverage

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Medicaid or Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP) coverage is free or low cost health insurance coverage for those who fall below a certain income range. Check the chart below to see if you may be eligible for Medicaid, based on your income and family size. Your children or other members …

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3 Back-to-School Health Insurance Tips

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Back-to-school time is right around the corner! It is important to make sure that your children kick off the new school year in the healthiest way possible. Maryland Health Connection offers these three tips: Schedule your child’s school or sports physical now. Routine physicals are covered by your health plan and …

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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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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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Health Coverage for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

Victims of Intimate Partner Violence, also known as domestic violence, or victims of spousal abandonment can enroll in health insurance any time of the year through Maryland Health Connection, the state’s official health insurance marketplace. Financial help is available to lower the cost of coverage, and you can get in-person …

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Health Insurance for Adults Ages 65 & Older

Here is what you need to know about your coverage options, depending on your income and whether you are eligible for Medicare. Maryland Health Connection, the state’s official health insurance marketplace, is a way for many adults to meet the federal requirement to have health coverage. But, most people 65 …

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Using Your Medicaid or MCHP Coverage

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If you've recently enrolled in Medicaid or Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP), here are three easy steps to use your new health insurance coverage. Keep Your Insurance Card and Choose a Provider. Keep your Medical Assistance (MA) card. You will receive a paper red and white card in the mail within 14 …

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