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Posts from — July 2013

“Obamacare” Provision Delay Gives Businesses Extra Year to Plan

July 3, 2013

wbaltv.com 8:01 AM EDT Jul 03, 201 Deadline on decision to offer health care or take penalty delayed for year   BALTIMORE —An unexpected delay in part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is a major concession to some businesses, putting off until 2015 the requirement for most companies to provide coverage for workers […]... Read more »

Obama Delays Health Care Law Provision for Businesses

The Baltimore Sun By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau Updated July 2, 2013 — The Obama administration plans to postpone a key requirement of the president’s health law, delaying until 2015 penalties on large employers that don’t offer health coverage. The one-year delay, announced by the Treasury Department late Tuesday in response to complaints […]... Read more »

Introducing Healthy Howard: a Connector Entity

July 1, 2013

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange has awarded contracts to organizations that are interested in helping consumers learn about, apply for and enroll in health insurance, including Medicaid, the Maryland Children’s Health Program, and subsidized and non-subsidized qualified health plans. These organizations are called connector entities, and Healthy Howard is one of Maryland’s six connector entities. Healthy […]... Read more »