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UnitedHealthcare Returns to Md. Marketplace

Maryland Matters
By: Bruce DePuyt
May 12, 2020

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Stan Dorn, Director of the National Center for Coverage Innovation, said UnitedHealthcare’s decision to re-enter Maryland “says great things about the approach the Maryland Exchange has been taking.”

He said the state’s recently bolstered reinsurance market (financial support to offset claims from high-cost consumers) and its efforts to get as many people covered as possible have made the state attractive for carriers like United…

Under a new program launched this year, uninsured residents can check a box on their state tax forms to determine if they’re eligible for low- or no-cost coverage. The state also created a special open-enrollment period for people who’ve lost coverage due to the pandemic.”

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