Maryland is holding a brand new particular enrollment interval for the uninsured to get medical health insurance although the state’s well being profit change.
Gov. Larry Hogan introduced Monday the brand new enrollment interval begins instantly and can run till March 15.
It is being opened as a result of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the latest rise within the positivity price all through the state.
Protection dates will differ primarily based on when a Marylander enrolls in a plan. Protection begins Jan. 1 for individuals who enroll between now and Jan. 15. Those that enroll between Jan. 16 and Feb. 15 can have protection begin Feb. 1. Protection will begin March 1 for individuals who enroll between Feb. 16 and March 15.
The final COVID-19 particular enrollment interval ran from the onset of the pandemic in March by means of Dec.15. It was one of many longest within the nation.
Practically 107,000 Marylanders enrolled in 2020 well being protection by means of the particular enrollment. Of the 107,000 enrolled, practically 35,000 enrolled in non-public well being plans, whereas 72,000 enrolled in Medicaid.