Md. Opens Call Center To Assist With Health Care

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland has opened a call center to help residents learn more about health care reform.

The center opened in Baltimore on Wednesday. It will include bilingual staff to help residents and small employers with health coverage options. It also will have staff available to help explain financial assistance options.

From now until Sept. 30, the center will help residents with general questions about health coverage and preparations for open enrollment. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

It will be staffed with 125 representatives on Oct. 1, when residents can begin selecting health insurance plans through the state-based insurance market place. The call center will be open seven days a week during the open enrollment period, which ends on March 31.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
Your Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live