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Posts from — March 2013

Maryland Health Progress Act Passes Maryland House and Senate

March 27, 2013

Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative President, Vinny DeMarco comments, “We thank the Administration for continuing to push forward with legislation that will make sure we all have opportunities to provide coverage for our families. We cannot thank the Maryland General Assembly enough for moving forward with this life saving law. We appreciate our legislators in Annapolis for standing with Maryland's children, mothers, and fathers to pass this critical piece of legislation.”... Read more »

Maryland Takes the Lead on Health Reform

...Maryland was among the nation's first to move full throttle to implement the Affordable Care Act. The decision puts the state well out ahead in expanding access to some 300,000 people who will qualify for free or subsidized health insurance as of 2014, according to Suzanne Schlattman, Deputy Director for Development and Community Outreach, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative Education Fund, Inc.... Read more »

Maryland will vigorously enroll the uninsured, starting October

Select coverage from the “Health Care Reform and Your Community" Ethnic Media Roundtable... Read more »

Legislature should support Maryland Health Progress Act of 2013

March 19, 2013

This bill promotes transparency, non-discrimination and fiscal responsibility that will help create a robust marketplace and provide feasible options for many Marylanders...... Read more »

Great hearings and great press!

March 14, 2013

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Senate  hearing for our Healthy Maryland Initiative yesterday. Here is a great article from the Maryland Reporter and blog post from the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute about our initiative:   Another tax hike on cigarettes and cigars gets kicked around March 14, 2013 at 12:03 am By […]... Read more »

Media Roundtable on the Affordable Care Act

March 8, 2013

Thursday  March 14, 2013 11:00AM 5900 Metro Drive Seton Business Park Baltimore, MD 21215  Those who are most likely to benefit from new health insurance options in the Affordable Care Act are least likely to know about them. Health Care for All! has joined with Advocates for Children and  Youth, the Maryland Health Connection and […]... Read more »

Help us spread the good news!

March 5, 2013

People of faith, known as Health Ambassadors, are working together to spread the good news to help people get quality, affordable health insurance through health reform. Health Ambassadors receive 2-4 hours of training and give brief presentations on the Affordable Care Act at congregations in their communities to help local residents take advantage of the law. […]... Read more »