Maryland Health Connection

November 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Offers Assistance to Residents During Open Enrollment Period

Open enrollment for people getting their health and dental insurance through Maryland Health Connection (MHC) began Friday, Nov. 1. MHC is Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace. Residents may visit  online to browse plans, compare coverage and costs, and enroll for coverage that begins Jan. 1, 2020. Enrollment is open until Sunday, Dec. 15, for […]

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October 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Nationals for winning the World Series Wednesday night against the Houston Astros! It’s Thursday, Oct. 31 and trick or treaters need to prepare for a stormy Halloween. Check the weather forecast before heading out. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Purple Line Transit Project Procurement Fair: Montgomery […]

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January 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

HHS Busy Helping Residents Meet Open Enrollment Deadline (VIDEO)

With the deadline fast approaching, Montgomery County Health and Human Services case workers have been busy assisting an influx of residents who need help applying and navigating the health insurance open enrollment process. County Cable Montgomery’s Lorna Virgili  reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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December 1, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland Health Connection To Host In-Person Enrollment Event in Rockville (VIDEO)

The Maryland Health Connection is hosting a Health Connect Now! enrollment event on Sunday Dec. 13th at the Montgomery County Executive Office Building. The event is an opportunity for residents of Montgomery and Prince George’s County to receive assistance with healthcare enrollment. According to a news release, health navigators and certified insurance brokers will be available […]

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December 18, 2013 | Staff Writer

Maryland Extends ACA Enrollment Deadline

Following an announcement Dec. 16 that CareFirst agreed to allow Maryland to extend the deadline by which individuals and families must enroll in order to be covered on Jan. 1, Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown announced Dec. 17 that all other medical insurance carriers participating in Maryland Health Connection have agreed to allow deadline […]

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October 31, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Affordable Care Act Leadership Summit (Video)

The Affordable Care Act is changing the landscape of healthcare in Montgomery County and across the country.  MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports from a local leadership summit, entitled “Healthcare Reform in Action,” which addressed implementation efforts that are now underway. In Maryland, the place to shop for health insurance is the Maryland Health Connection or call […]

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October 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Kickoff (Photos & Video)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined Interfaith Works Executive Director James Mannarino, Rockville Mayor Phyllis Marcuccio, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz, Montgomery County Health and Human Services Director Uma Ahluwalia to kick-off the the start of enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They were joined on Oct. 1 at the Rockville Town Square by representatives […]

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September 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Enrollment Begins for Affordable Care Act (Video)

Beginning October 1, uninsured adults between the ages of 18 and 64 will be able to sign up for health care coverage as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes into effect. Signed into law in March 2010, the law requires legal residents to have health insurance coverage beginning in 2014 or pay […]

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August 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Health Update for Montgomery County Maryland on Montontgomery Community Media

Affordable Care Act: Local Community Forums (Video)

UPDATE: The meeting scheduled for September 5 at the Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Center has been rescheduled for September 12. Residents interested in learning more about the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) are invited to attend any one of a series of community forums sponsored by the Montgomery County Regional Service Centers […]

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