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Lydia Seiders
Maryland State Ambassador

What's Happening Now?

RAN_Megephone_RGBWould you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Maryland’s Rare Action Network to attend your event? Contact your State Ambassador today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in Maryland.

In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Maryland, we need you! Become active with the Rare Action Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.

State Report Card

This Report Card serves as an evaluation of the state progress in implementing policies pertinent to the rare disease community. With it, NORD hopes to provide a road map for the rare disease community of where each state can improve and, ultimately, push forward the discussion on rare disease public policy.

MD State Report Card (2016)
Medical Foods 100%
Prescription Drug Cost Sharing 80%
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility 95%
Newborn Screening: RUSP Secondary Conditions 98%
Biosimilar Prescriber Communication 0%
Step-Therapy Protection 100%

Scoring for State Policies

90%-100% = A

80%-89% = B

70%-79% = C

60%-69% = D

0%-59% = F

State Information

Alfred W. Redmer, Jr., Commissioner

Maryland Insurance Administration
200 St. Paul Place
Suite 2700
Baltimore, Maryland 21202


In order to get the issues that affect your life addressed, connect with your state representative by using the tool on our website.
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Complaint Submission- Mail this form to:

Maryland Insurance Administration
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

1-800-492-6116 or 410-468-2244

State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program
Joyce Peach, Administrative Assistant, Consumer Education and Advocacy

200 Saint Paul Place
Suite 2700
Baltimore, MD 21202-2004

Marketplace Structure: State

750 East Pratt Street, 16th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

855.642.8572 or 855.642.8573

Marketplace Website
Provider Search
Enrollment Options
Plan Information
Estimate My Cost

Benefits Offered Under the Marketplace:
Essential Health Benefits
State-Required Benefits

Kaiser State Exchange Profile
State Reforum State Profile
State Health Insurance Website
Find your Provider


201 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Email for Assistance:
1-800-456-8900 or 1-800-284-4510

Medicaid Website
Eligibility Requirements

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Children’s Health Coverage Resources

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