Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Published Tuesday, October 01st, 2013

Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Information on how the Affordable Care Act affects Maryland State Employees.

If you do not currently have health benefits through a group-sponsored plan, you may be eligible for benefits under the provisions of the ACA.

Please visit http://www.marylandhealthconnection.gov/home/ for more information about the ACA.

A sample list of resources available on the web include:

  • Maryland Health Connection (MHC) Health Care Reform Overview Fact Sheet
  • Maryland Medicaid Fact Sheet
  • MHC Application Checklist (simple guidance on what employees need to submit an application on the Exchange)
  • MHC Fraud and Abuse Fact Sheet (a one-pager on how to avoid scammers who may be taking advantage of those seeking health insurance)
  • Income Eligibility Chart ( summary of the income eligibility benefits and cut-offs for Medicaid and MHC plan subsidies and credits.

Information about premium rates may be found at http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/consumer/md-health-connection-plans.html