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  1. New dental module to be included in pre-credentialing training

    Dental insurance is offered by Maryland Health Connection (MHC). To help you understand the coverage consumers can enroll in, let’s dive into dental plan information for MHC.  Children under the… Read More

  2. Understanding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program

    Consumers and consumer assistance workers often have questions about immigration status and eligibility for coverage through Maryland Health Connection. One such status is for individuals in the Deferred Action for… Read More

  3. Understanding The Failure To Reconcile Process

    As another open enrollment season has come to a close, we have changed our focus to tax season. You might be hearing from Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE) and from… Read More

  4. How to enroll in the Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program

    Phase 1 of the Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program is now in place for 2019 state tax filers. Consumers will be able to choose a new option, Tax Time… Read More

  5. Maryland passed Senate Bill 36 establishing a Special Enrollment Period for pregnant women

    In its 2019 Legislation Session, the Maryland General Assembly passed SB 36/HB 127 creating a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for individuals who become pregnant and are not eligible for Medicaid…. Read More

  6. New law recognizes non-binary gender identification

    Effective Oct. 1, 2019, legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly allows a person to select M (male), F (female), or X (unspecified or other) for their Maryland drivers license… Read More

  7. Helping consumers understand the new public charge rule

    UPDATE: A final public charge rule was published in August by the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS), however federal judges in three states issued injunctions temporarily blocking the public… Read More

  8. Six tips and tricks to assist consumers this summer

    Summer is in full swing, and every beach bag needs a few small essential items. This month, we also have a few essential items to keep you equipped to assist… Read More

  9. Understanding Retro Medicaid

    A consumer has questions about applying for retro Medicaid. He asks two different consumer assistance workers questions about his application and receives these responses: The first worker said, “I have… Read More

  10. Reconciliation Reminders

    Consumers who are enrolled in assisted qualified health plans (aQHP) must reconcile the advance premium tax credit (APTC) they’ve received during any prior year on their following year’s tax return… Read More