State Resources

Medicaid
Maryland’s health insurance for low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities (Maryland Department of Health). If you qualify for Medicaid and are pregnant, have just had a baby, or have an infant or child up to age five, you may be eligible for the Maryland Women’s Infant and Children (WIC) Program where you can get nutritious foods and other free health services for you and your young children.

Medicare
Health coverage for individuals over the age of 65, those under the age of 65 with certain disabilities and individuals with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).

Maryland Insurance Administration
Learn how to buy health insurance, file a claim, resolve a claim dispute, and report fraud.

Comptroller of Maryland
The Comptroller’s Office of Maryland is responsible for providing the very latest tax and financial information to Maryland residents. During tax season, you will be able to sign up for health coverage through the Easy Enrollment program. 

HealthCare.gov
Search for private health insurance plans to meet your needs and those of your family through the U.S. government’s website on health reform.

Maryland Access Point
This state agency provides a toll-free number, trained options counselors and searchable directory to help older adults, individuals with disabilities and caregivers understand options for long-term services and support.

Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP)
Health care coverage for low-income children up to age 19 and pregnant women of any age.

Maryland Consumer Assistance
Contact the health education and advocacy unit of the Maryland Attorney General’s office for consumer assistance on health related matters (HEAU).

Maryland Department of Aging (MDoA)
The Maryland Department of Aging (MDoA) and the statewide network of 19 area agencies on aging assist older Marylanders with a range of services and sources of information.

  • State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) provides free, unbiased in-person help to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers.
  • Maryland Access Point provides a toll-free number, trained options counselors and searchable directory to help older adults, individuals with disabilities and caregivers understand options for long-term services and support.

Maryland Department of Labor
The Maryland Department of Labor manages the unemployment insurance (UI) program in Maryland. If you have lost your job-based health insurance coverage, you may qualify for Special Enrollment through Maryland Health Connection.

Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC)
The Maryland Health Care Quality Reports website contains quality and performance information on hospitals, long-term care facilities, health plans and other providers.

Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board
The Prescription Drug Affordability Board is an independent unit of state government tasked with protecting Marylanders and the Maryland health care system from the high costs of prescription drug products.

Social Services in Maryland through myDHR
The Department of Human Resources provides access to various social services offered by the State of Maryland through myDHR (formerly SAIL).