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March Events Scheduled to Enroll Uninsured Marylanders in Health Coverage

"HealthConnectNow!" Is a Series of Free Enrollment Events Sponsored by Maryland Health Connection to Enroll the State's Uninsured in Health Coverage by March 31 Deadline

BALTIMORE, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/14 -- Maryland Health Connection, the state's health insurance marketplace, is sponsoring a series of free events during March to enroll uninsured Marylanders in quality, affordable health coverage. The health fairs will be held throughout Maryland to inform individuals and families about their health coverage options under the Affordable Care Act and to help them obtain health insurance coverage before the March 31 deadline.

Maryland Health Connection and the regional consumer assistance organizations will have certified representatives and other support staff on hand to answer questions, help attendees enroll, and see if they qualify for either financial assistance that would lower premiums and out-of-pocket costs or for Medicaid. Insurance carriers and authorized brokers will participate in the regional events as well.

Those enrolling in health coverage should bring the following:

  • Social Security numbers for all family members enrolling in coverage (or document numbers for any legal immigrants who need insurance)
  • Employer and income information (e.g. pay stubs, W-2 forms, or wage and tax statements)
  • Policy numbers for any current health insurance
  • Information about any job-related health insurance

The events will also feature free health screenings, as well as food, entertainment, and demonstrations and information on healthy eating and fitness. Events will be held as follows:

SATURDAY, MARCH 1
B'More Healthy Expo (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Baltimore Convention Center
HealthCare Access Maryland Enrollment Center, Level 3
1 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5
Waldorf Jaycees Hall, (2 - 8 p.m.)
3090 Crain Highway
Waldorf, MD 20601

SATURDAY, MARCH 8
Wicomico Youth & Civic Center (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
500 Glen Ave.
Salisbury, MD 21804

SUNDAY, MARCH 9
Harford County Library - Bel Air Branch (1 - 5 p.m.)
100 E. Pennsylvania Ave.
Bel Air, MD 21014

SATURDAY, MARCH 15
Healthy Howard and Howard Co. Health Dept. (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Ascend One Building
8930 Stanford Blvd.
Columbia, MD 21045

SATURDAY, MARCH 15
Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
7007 Bock Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744

For more information, go to MarylandHealthConnection.gov or call 1-855-642-8572 / 1-855-642-8573 TTY.

About Maryland Health Connection:
Maryland Health Connection is the state-based health insurance marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses to compare and enroll in health insurance, as well as determine eligibility for Medicaid and other assistance programs, federal tax credits and cost-sharing reductions. Enrollment through Maryland Health Connection extends until March 31, 2014. Additional information about Maryland Health Connection, the enrollment process or selecting coverage can be found at www.MarylandHealthConnection.gov or on our social media channels - Facebook, (www.facebook.com/MarylandConnect); Twitter (https://twitter.com/MarylandConnect); and YouTube (www.youtube.com/MarylandConnect).

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