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Posts from — March 2020

Maryland Reopens Insurance Enrollment as Coronavirus Spreads

March 18, 2020

During this crisis, it's essential that all uninsured people get coverage, according to Stephanie Klapper, deputy director at Maryland Health Care for All. She pointed out that a lot of folks without health insurance end up getting treated in emergency rooms, which could create chaos in the middle of a pandemic.... Read more »

Special Sign-Up Period for Health Insurance Opens

Maryland residents who lack health insurance — and who are spooked by the COVID-19 outbreak — can sign-up for coverage next week.... Read more »

Md. offers insurance enrollment period during coronavirus pandemic

Marylanders without health insurance have an extra opportunity to purchase it on the state’s individual market as the state offers a special enrollment period amid the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more »

With Coronvirus at hand, Maryland allows consumers to buy insurance during special enrollment

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange said Friday that it is using emergency powers granted under an order from Gov. Larry Hogan to allow the enrollment from March 16 to April 15. Coverage would start April 1 regardless of when a consumer enrolls..... Read more »

Feeling sick? Don’t go to the ER. Do get health insurance.

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange has opened a special enrollment period for state residents looking to get health insurance amid the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more »

Maryland Reopens Insurance Enrollment as Coronavirus Spreads

March 17, 2020

As the coronavirus outbreak worsens, Maryland has reopened its health insurance exchange to boost coverage and expand treatment for the uninsured. The state joins Washington and Massachusetts in offering a special sign-up period while the pandemic continues.... Read more »

Media Statement About General Assembly Approval of Bill to Protect Affordable Care Act Protections in Maryland

March 16, 2020

We salute the Maryland General Assembly for final passage of a bill that will provide major protections to Marylanders’ health insurance by enshrining key parts of the Affordable Care Act into state law. ... Read more »

Media Release: Statement about special enrollment period during MD’s Coronavirus SOE

March 13, 2020

New availability complements the Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program... Read more »

Maryland creates special healthcare enrollment period

People without health insurance in Maryland will have a chance to purchase it starting Monday, as the state opens a special enrollment window because of the coronavirus crisis.... Read more »

Feeling sick? Don’t go to the ER. Do get health insurance.

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange has opened a special enrollment period for state residents looking to get health insurance amid the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more »