Maryland health insurance options
You have more insurance options for your health than you think, Maryland
If you’re self-employed or without insurance from your employer – in other words, you’re looking for individual or family health insurance in Maryland – you might be looking for Affordable Care Act insurance, what's often called Obamacare. However, we want to make you aware of the whole range of individual and family insurance products we have available in your state.
UnitedHealthcare Exchange plans in Maryland
Enrollment is now open through August 15, 2021
Starting April 1, 2021, consumers enrolling in Marketplace coverage will be able to take advantage of lower premiums and access to financial assistance during the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) announced by the Biden administration. If you're looking for health insurance marketplace plans, UnitedHealthcare Exchange plans offer affordable, reliable coverage options from Optimum Choice, Inc. in Maryland.
Call 1-800-806-0451 / TTY 711 to talk to a representative.
Hospital & doctor insurance
Health ProtectorGuard fixed indemnity insurance,1 underwritten by Golden Rule Insurance Company, can supplement your major medical plan by paying cash for eligible, covered medical services, like a doctor visit, a trip to urgent care or a surgical procedure.
- No deductibles or copays to pay first
- Benefits paid regardless of other insurance
- Money to pay costs not covered by major medical plans, like a deductible
Accident & critical illness insurance
Accidental injuries and critical illness happen when you least expect them. Those unexpected expenses can strain any budget. Accident insurance1 and critical illness insurance1 can help by paying cash benefits for covered injuries or illnesses.
The Accident Pro series of products, underwritten by Golden Rule Insurance Company, combines accident insurance with critical illness, hospitalization, and accidental death and dismemberment coverage all in one. Some plans are guaranteed issue, meaning your application won’t be turned down for preexisting conditions.
Maryland dental and vision plans
Dental and vision insurance plans, underwritten by Golden Rule Insurance Company, have no age limit restrictions.4 They offer coverage for the dental and vision services many medical insurance plans don’t include.
From Baltimore to Rockville, Frederick to Annapolis, explore these Maryland health insurance options and more that may be available now.
Health insurance for individuals who are 65 or older, or those under 65 who may qualify because of a disability or another special situation.
Call 1-844-232-1426 to learn more.
We offer low cost or no cost health insurance plans for those with limited incomes.
- THIS PLAN PROVIDES LIMITED BENEFITS. This is a supplement to health insurance and is not a substitute for the minimum essential coverage defined by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
- “Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day – 2016.” State Health Facts. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved from Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day
- Huddleston, Cameron. “More Than Half of Americans Have Less Than $1,000 in Savings in 2017.” GOBankingRates.com. Sept 12, 2017. Retrieved from Best Savings Accounts of 2020
- Primary insured must be 18 years of age or older.
Product design and availability varies by state. Some benefits have waiting periods.
No individual applying for health coverage through the individual Marketplace will be discouraged from applying for benefits, turned down for coverage, or charged more premium because of health status, medical condition, mental illness claims experience, medical history, genetic information or health disability. In addition, no individual will be denied coverage based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, political affiliation or source of income.
References to UnitedHealthcare pertain to each individual company or other UnitedHealthcare affiliated companies.
Each company is a separate entity and is not responsible for another's financial or contractual obligations.
Administrative services are provided by United HealthCare Services, Inc. or their affiliates.
Products and services offered are underwritten by Golden Rule Insurance Company, Health Plan of Nevada, Inc., Oxford Health Insurance, Inc., UnitedHealthcare Life Insurance Company, UnitedHealthcare of the Mid-Atlantic, Inc., UnitedHealthcare of New York, Inc.
This policy is subject to various exclusions and limitations. For costs and complete details of the coverage, call (or write) your insurance agent or the company (whichever is applicable).