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Obamacare open enrollment begins amid pandemic, Supreme Court challenge

Baltimore Sun

By Meredith Cohn

October 30, 2020

EXCERPT:

“Maryland will open enrollment Sunday for health insurance plans created under the Affordable Care Act amid a rise in coronavirus cases and a looming Supreme Court challenge to the law.

Demand is expected to be high as a result of the pandemic, which has infected more than 143,000 Marylanders and put tens of thousands out of work.

About 80,000 people signed up for immediate coverage of what is often called Obamacare during a special enrollment period started in mid-March on the Maryland Health Exchange, swelling the rolls of private insurance sold through the online marketplace and of Medicaid for low-income residents.

The open enrollment period will run until Dec. 15.”

Read full article at https://www.baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/bs-hs-obamacare-open-enrollment-begins-20201030-insecad64fhyfjccow4fe42y6i-story.html