Maryland ranked 16th healthiest state in the US (2014) by the United Health Foundation. Since then they have made significant improvement in the provision of health, specifically by raising immunization coverage for the state’s children and working to decrease the violent crime rate. Currently, Maryland is a good state to live, Health Care is accessible and efficient and obtaining Health Insurance is not as complicated as in other states in America (Contact me Maryland Health Connection is the state-based Health Insurance Marketplace. This means, when individuals and families obtain affordable health insurance in Maryland through this exchange, they may qualify for income-based financial assistance in the form of premium tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies. When residents enrol in ACA-compliant health plans sold through the health insurance exchange, they can apply for income-based financial assistance that helps lower their monthly health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket expenses for healthcare. Maryland has expanded Medicaid to single, low income adults. Medicaid applicants need to meet certain eligibility criteria set by the state. The Children’s Health Insurance Program in Maryland is known as CHIP and provides low-income, uninsured children with access to healthcare.