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Posts from — July 2012

Officials react to Supreme Court decision on health care

July 11, 2012

Vincent DeMarco, of the Health Care for All Coalition, said, "Because we have to fully implement this law. This law gives a lot of discretion to states and we have an administration that's working to fully implement but they need our coalition to work with them to make it happen and we're going to be right there doing it." ... Read more »

With health care act a go, Maryland expects phones to ring

“The exchange bill that passed this year is a national model — it goes beyond creating a minimal exchange and focuses on making health care affordable,” said Vincent DeMarco, president of Health Care For All... Read more »

Reaction to Supreme Court decision on health care includes victory dances and calls for repeal

“We at the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition look forward to working closely with the O’Malley Brown Administration to build upon the tremendous success we have already made here at home to fully implement this historic life saving measure in our state.” ... Read more »

Supreme Court Ruling on the Marc Steiner Show

The Marc Steiner Show June 28, 2012 Today on the Steiner Show, we discuss today’s Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, also known as the Health Care Bill, with Maryland State Director of Americans for Prosperity Dave Schwartz, President of Maryland Healthcare for All! Vinny DeMarco, and co-director of It’s Our Economy Kevin Zeese.... Read more »

Statement on Tomorrow’s House of Representatives Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

July 10, 2012

Maryland’s Health Care For All! Coalition is very disappointed that the US House of Representatives is planning to vote tomorrow to repeal the landmark Affordable Care Act which has already helped millions of Americans get the health care they need and will soon be helping tens of millions more. We are thankful that President Obama […]... Read more »

Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What does it mean for Maryland?

On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court confirmed the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) including the individual mandate and related insurance reforms central to achieving the law’s goal of near universal coverage.... Read more »

Maryland poised for next phase of health reform

July 3, 2012

Vincent DeMarco, president of advocacy group the Maryland Health Care for All Coalition, said the Supreme Court decision gives the uninsured hope once again.... Read more »

O’Malley praises court ruling on health care ­

While opponents said the state was moving too fast with the legislation before knowing the outcome of the high court's ruling, Brown said Maryland is now ahead of the process to implement the historic overhaul.... Read more »