Maryland Health Connection Open Enrollment Ends March 31, 2014

Snow Hill, Md. – Open enrollment for qualified health plans through Maryland Health Connection ends March 31, 2014. This is the last chance for consumers to get health insurance through the state's marketplace until the next open enrollment period. Qualified health plan applications submitted by March 31, 2014 will have coverage effective May 1, 2014.

 

Individuals and families who are uninsured or do not have access to affordable health coverage are eligible to apply. Certified staff of the Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program are available in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties to help people through the application process. To request assistance, call 855-445-5540.

 

Enrollment can also be completed online at www.marylandhealthconnection.gov.

 

Individuals who experienced technical difficulties with their online application may call a new hotline for assistance (800-396-1961).

 

For an updated list of educational and enrollment events, please visit www.lowershorehealth.org.

 

 

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