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An Update On Maryland's Special Health Insurance Enrollment Period

Jul 10, 2020

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Close to a million Marylanders have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus, meaning many have also lost health coverage, a vulnerable position during a public health crisis. The pandemic prompted officials to open a special insurance enrollment period -- it ends next Wednesday. More than 50,000 people recently found coverage through the state marketplace.

Michelle Eberle, head of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, joins us with advice on choosing a plan and an update on sign-ups.

Click here to check out your options on the exchange. Call 855-642-8572 with questions.