Health insurance

Only a few days left to subscribe to health insurance from January 1


Marylanders still have a few days to sign up for health coverage that begins Jan. 1, 2022 in the state’s health insurance market, Maryland Health Connection.

This year’s open enrollment through Maryland Health Connection is a month longer than in recent years. Residents of Maryland can enroll in a private health insurance plan until January 15, 2022. Those who enroll before December 31, 2021 will be covered as of January 1, 2022. Anyone who enrolls in the course the first two weeks of January will be covered. as of February 1, 2022.

“New federal and state laws are offering financial assistance to those who were not eligible in the past,” said Michele Eberle, executive director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange. “More than three-quarters of those who have already signed up are entitled to savings on their 2022 plans.”

There is also a new state grant to reduce costs for those enrolled between the ages of 18 and 34. More than 45,000 young adults have signed up for private coverage for 2022 since November 1. bills about $ 36 on average.

This membership period is reserved for private health plans. Those who are eligible for Medicaid can enroll at any time of the year.

Purchase and register online at MarylandHealthConnection.gov or with our mobile app. For free help from a browser or broker, visit https://www.marylandhealthconnection.gov/find-help/ or call Maryland Health Connection at 855-642-8572.

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