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Thirteen Insurers Submit Plans for Maryland Healthcare Exchange

Thirteen insurers have submitted plans to offer health insurance on the Maryland health insurance exchange or marketplace, where individuals can buy insurance under healthcare reform which begins open enrollment in October...
May 29, 2013

Thirteen insurers have submitted plans to offer health insurance on the Maryland health insurance exchange or marketplace, where individuals can buy insurance under healthcare reform which begins open enrollment in October. The plans must still be certified by the state. Officials with the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange announced the insurers on May 27. The 13 companies that have submitted plans in Maryland are:

  • Aetna: Aetna Life Insurance Co., Aetna Health Inc.
  • BEST Life and Health Insurance Co.
  • CareFirst: CareFirst of Maryland Inc., CareFirst BlueChoice Inc., Group Hospitalization and Medical Services Inc.
  • Coventry: Coventry Health and Life Insurance, Coventry Healthcare of Delaware Inc.
  • Delta: Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, Alpha Dental Programs Inc.
  • DentaQuest Mid-Atlantic Inc.
  • Dominion Dental Services Inc.
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative Inc.
  • Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
  • United Concordia: United Concordia Dental Plans, United Concordia Life and Health Insurance Co.
  • UnitedHealthcare: MAMSI Life and Health Insurance, UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co., Optimum Choice Inc., All Savers Insurance Co., UnitedHealthcare of the Mid-Atlantic Inc.

State officials estimate that one-third of Maryland’s 750,000 uninsured residents will gain coverage under reform in its first year. Those living on less than 133 percent of the federally established poverty level also will gain coverage through an expansion of Medicaid.

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