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. Our friendly, accessible staff is available to answer questions and guide you through the application process.


You can also shop, compare and select health care plans via Maryland's health insurance marketplace, Maryland Health Connection.


*Lower Shore Health Insurance Connector Program is administered by the Worcester County Health Department and serves residents of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester countiesThe program is funded by a grant from the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange.


We take appointments at various locations in all three counties. To talk to or meet with our certified staff, call 855-445-5540 to make an appointment. Appointment locations include:
One Stop Job Market
31901 Tri-County Way
Salisbury, MD 21804
A navigator is only available at this location on Friday's.  Call to make an appointment. 
100 E. Carroll St
Outpatient Center
Salisbury, MD 21801
Wicomico County Health Department
Hurdle Building
108 E. Main St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Berlin Health Center
9730 Healthway Dr
Berlin, MD 21811
Walk ins are welcome on Wednesday's. 
McCready Health
201 Hall Hwy
Crisfield, MD 21817
Somerset County DSS
30397 Mt. Vernon Rd
Princess Anne, MD  21853
Room 101
Snow Hill Health Department
6040 Public Landing Road
Snow Hill, MD 24632
Market Square
424 West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 24632

Outreach events 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 Things To Remember

Open enrollment for private health plans is now OPEN!! November 1, 2016 through January 31, 2017. Call to scheudle an appointment with one of our local navigators to receive one-on-one assistance with your application. 855-445-5540 


Apply before December 15, 2016 to have January 1, 2017 coverage.


Call Center Hours

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday- 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday- 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m 
  • Sunday: Closed

Upcoming Open Enrollment Events



The Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program is provided by the Worcester County Health Department.WoCHD logo