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Uninsured Immigrants in Maryland

Since its establishment in 2010, the Affordable Care Act has allowed for 28 million people across the country to gain access to affordable care. Unfortunately, undocumented immigrants are not ineligible for care through this program, including more than 275,000 undocumented immigrants here in Maryland. The Access to Care Act would change that by ensuring ALL income-eligible Marylanders can purchase coverage through the exchange, regardless of status.

A Safer, Healthier Maryland for All

Less Expensive ER Visits

Less costly emergency room visits, since health issues will be addressed with more routine care.

Early Detection

Higher rates of early detection and better long-term management of chronic diseases and serious illnesses, decrease in mortality rates and increase in overall healthier communities.

Controlling the Spread

Helps prevent the spread of COVID-19, as well as other infectious diseases, by providing access to immediate care, vaccination, and medication.