There is no more appropriate recipient for the Coalition's 2014 Consumer Advocate of the Year Award than Maryland's six Connector Entities, their partner organizations and the individual navigators and assisters, who work with them.
Calvert Healthcare Solutions (Southern Maryland Region)
Door to Health Care-Healthy Howard (Western Region)
HealthCare Access Maryland (Central Region)
Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program (Lower Eastern Shore Region)
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services with their Prince George's partner - the County Department of Social Services (Capital Region)
Seedco (Upper Eastern Shore Region)
Thanks to their tireless efforts almost 458,000 Marylanders had enrolled in health care coverage, either with a Qualified Health Plan or through Medicaid, by October 4, 2014. These individuals and their families gained the security of knowing that when they need health care they can get it.