By: Hannah Gaskill

November 1, 2021


Beginning Monday, young adults in Maryland can enroll in a health insurance program through the state’s public health benefits exchange platform for as little as $1 a month.

“This is the year to get coverage,” Michele Eberle, the executive director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, said at a news conference announcing the launch of the State-Based Young Adult Health Insurance Subsidies Pilot Program on Thursday. “It will cost you less than three fancy coffee drinks for the entire year.”

The program, which was co-sponsored by Senate Finance Committee Vice Chair Brian J. Feldman (D-Montgomery) and Del. Kenneth P. Kerr (D-Frederick) during the 2021 legislative session, aims to reduce the amount that young people pay for insurance through the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange.

Read the full article:

Last modified: May 3, 2022