Evergreen Health Policies Cancelled Effective 9/30/2017

On August 31, 2017, the Receiver for Evergreen Health filed a motion in the Baltimore City Court asking the court to liquidate Evergreen Health. After review of the Receiver’s motion, the Circuit Court for Baltimore City entered an order on September 1, 2017 ordering the liquidation of Evergreen Health. The order contains significant provisions that require immediate attention of Evergreen Health brokers and Insured Members. Those provisions include the following:

All Evergreen Health policies are cancelled as of 11:59 PM on September 30, 2017
A provision for a special open enrollment period for Evergreen Health policyholders from September 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017.
The open enrollment period will include the following HMOs:

1. CareFirst BlueChoice, Inc.
2. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.
3. Aetna Health, Inc.
4. Optimum Choice, Inc.

The above HMOs have agreed that any coverage purchased and paid for by an Evergreen Health group during this open enrollment will have a retroactive effective date of September 1, 2017. The above HMOs have also agreed to waive any participation requirements for Evergreen Health members for the thirty (30) day enrollment period. This waiver only applies to the enrollment period referenced in this Order and does not apply at the subsequent renewal, at which time all applicable carrier requirements will apply.

Click Here for the official notice to Evergreen Members available on the Maryland Insurance Administration’s website.

All are encouraged to begin the process of transitioning to new health insurance coverage as soon as possible. Additional information will be posted to the Evergreen Health website at: www.evergreenmd.org