For Immediate Release
January 17, 2017
CONTACT: Ian Jannetta – 202-228-0668
Tomorrow: Van Hollen to Join Health Advocates and Baltimore Officials to Announce Maryland Health Connection Enrollment Initiative
Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen will speak at a press conference to announce a major health coverage enrollment initiative at faith organizations throughout the State of Maryland tomorrow, January 18, 2017 at 10:00 am.
Open enrollment for 2017 health and dental coverage through Maryland Health Connection ends January 31, 2017. Participants in the press conference will encourage Marylanders to enroll before the deadline, and will also announce Extol & Enroll, a series of enrollment and informational events at a dozen faith organizations across the state during the weekend of January 21 and 22, 2017. Event details are available at
WHAT:          Press conference to announce Maryland Health Exchange enrollment events
WHO:             Senator Chris Van Hollen
Congressman John Sarbanes
Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City Health Commissioner
Vincent DeMarco, president of the Healthcare for All! Coalition
The Rev. Dr. Cleveland Mason, president of the United Baptist Missionary Convention of Maryland
Jonathan Kromm, acting executive director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
Wandra Ashley-Williams, vice president of the Maryland State Conference of the NAACP
WHEN:          Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 10:00 am 
WHERE:       Episcopal Diocese Center, Peabody Room
4 University Parkway
Baltimore, MD 21218