April 1, 2020

Dear Neighbor,

Due to the ongoing public health emergency caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the special open enrollment period for uninsured Marylanders has been extended through June 15. 

Now through June 15, uninsured Marylanders can sign up for health insurance through the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange. Here are the dates coverage will begin, depending on what day you enrolled in a health plan:

  • Enroll by April 15, 2020, coverage starts April 1, 2020
  • Enroll April 16-May 15, 2020, coverage starts May 1, 2020
  • Enroll May 16-June 15, 2020, coverage starts June 1, 2020
Click here or see below for more information on how you can enroll in coverage and what you need to apply. 

As always, I encourage people across the 8th District to continue to share their concerns and insights with me and my staff by contacting my office or connecting with me on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

All Best,


How To Enroll:

Visit or download the free “Enroll MHC” mobile app. When enrolling, you should request or select “Coronavirus Emergency Special Enrollment Period.”

The online application is available daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Free assistance is available by calling 855-642-8572 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Deaf and hard of hearing may use Relay. 

While free, in-person assistance is not available at this time, trained navigators are available by phone across the state.

What You Need To Apply:

  • Birthdates
  • Social Security number (or document numbers for legal immigrants)
  • Proof of citizenship or immigration status
  • Tax returns for previous years
  • Employer and income information (pay stubs, W-2 forms)
  • Policy numbers for any current health insurance
  • Information about any job-related coverage you or someone in your household is eligible for

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