Registration Requirements for Medical Discount Plans

​​Companies seeking to offer Discount Medical Plans and/or Discount Drug Plans (the "Plans") shall register with the Maryland Insurance Administration as required under Subtitle 14-603 of the Insurance Article, Annotated Code of Maryland before a discount medical or drug plan established by the entity is sold, marketed or solicited in the State.  The purpose of this material is to summarize and outline briefly the administrative procedures for processing registration applications for the Plans. 

In order to register, the Plans are required to submit the following:

All registrations expire on the second June 30 following the registration unless it is renewed.

Once registered, the Plans are required to apply bi-annually to renew their eligibility.  The Plans can apply online to renew their registration between May 1 and June 30 of the year of expiration.

The renewal process can be completed online without attaching any other paperwork.  You will be required to pay the renewal fee totaling $150 using a Visa, Mastercard, or eCheck.  There is no extra charge for renewing online.  If you renew by credit card, the charge on your statement will be shown as "Maryland Insurance Administration".

How to Renew your Certificate of Authority Online
  • Login for Online Company Licensing Renewal
  • You will enter your MIA User ID and password that were previously provided to you.  Each company is associated with a unique UserID/Password combination.  The system will not allow you to renew more than one company using the same UserID/Password combination.
  • If you fail to complete all required fields, you will not be able to continue with your online renewal, and you will get an error message.
  • Before submitting your credit card or eCheck information, be sure to review the information to ensure that it is correct.
  • Please be sure to print the confirmation screen for your records.  This will be your proof of renewal.

If you are unable to renew online, please submit the following:

If you have any questions, contact:

Maryland Insurance Administration
Company Licensing Unit
Phone:  410-468-2104
Fax:  410-468-2112


Documents and fees should be submitted to:

Maryland Insurance  Administration
Company Licensing Unit
200 St. Paul Place, Suite 2700
Baltimore, MD  21202