Maryland Health Connection is the state's official health insurance marketplace for individuals and families to compare and enroll in health insurance.
Maryland Health Connection is the only place where Marylanders can access financial help such as tax credits to make coverage more affordable. MarylandHealthConnection.gov provides a single application to enroll in Medicaid or get financial help with a qualified health plan.
The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) is open to Maryland small businesses to offer quality health coverage to employees.
About the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
The goal of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) is to make health coverage affordable and more accessible for Marylanders. We are responsible for Maryland Health Connection, the state’s health insurance marketplace under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA).
MHBE works with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland Insurance Administration, Department of Human Resources and stakeholders statewide.