Welcome to the Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program
Welcome to the health insurance consumer assistance program for residents of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. We are here to help you find health insurance and apply for assistance to lower the cost of your health care plan.
From October 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014, you will be able to shop, compare and select health care plans via Maryland's health insurance marketplace, Maryland Health Connection.
Our friendly, accessible staff is available to answer questions and guide you through the application process beginning October 1.
To learn more, visit us at one of our upcoming educational, outreach events or call our office. A listing of our events is included our events calendar.
*Lower Shore Health Insurance Connector Program is administered by the Worcester County Health Department and serves residents of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. The program is funded by a grant from the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange.
· Local health departments
· Departments of Social Services
· TLC centers
Outreach events will also take place throughout the community at businesses, schools, and other community organizations. For a complete list of our scheduled office hours please visit our Locations tab and for a list of scheduled outreach events please see our Calendar.
Important Dates To Remember
Open enrollment begins October 1, 2013 and runs through March 31, 2014 for individuals and families.
Coverage will begin as early as January 1, 2014.
Small business owners may begin to enroll for coverage January 1, 2014.
The Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program is provided by the Worcester County Health Department.