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Governor Moore Announces Launch of New Assistance Resource to Improve Access to Health Care

Governor Wes Moore announced that the Maryland Insurance Administration launched a new resource to help Marylanders navigate health care coverage challenges that impact access to care. The new Health Coverage Assistance Team, known as H-CAT, will “walk with the consumer” to navigate health coverage questions or challenges, in addition to coordinating closely with other state agencies and organizations to use resources wisely and avoid duplicated efforts. “Health care access is about much more than eligibility. We must move in partnership to ensure that Marylanders understand all of the resources available to them — and have the tools and guidance necessary to make informed decisions,” said Gov. Moore. “I am thrilled that we are launching this new initiative, which has the potential to set the standard for making health care more accessible in communities across the country.” Through H-CAT, a trained staff member will provide direct, consistent and personal assistance, following the consumer’s case from initial in-take through resolution by H-CAT or other partners. H-CAT is available to provide information, assistance, and advocacy, if needed. The approach is designed to help consumers understand health coverage plans; how they work, what is covered, and how to use the benefits and health plan processes such […]

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