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Four Public Hearings Announced for State Reinsurance Proposal

April 20, 2018

Maryland Health Connection sent this bulletin at 04/20/2018 11:58 AM EDT MEDIA RELEASE BALTIMORE (APRIL 20, 2018) – The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE), in conjunction with the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA), will hold a series of hearings to receive public comment to shape Maryland’s application to the federal government for a reinsurance program. The […]... Read more »

For Immediate Release

April 13, 2018

Health Advocates Call on Gubernatorial Candidates to Endorse Health Insurance Down Payment Plan to Protect Health Care Access in Maryland... Read more »

Maryland lawmakers set to do what Congress can’t: protect Obamacare with tax on insurers

March 28, 2018

Maryland’s Republican governor and Democratic legislature have forged a striking bipartisan proposal to accomplish what Washington has failed to do: stabilize Obamacare.... Read more »

Media Advisory

March 23, 2018

Elected Officials, Health Advocates, and Consumers Gather Today to Celebrate the 8th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, and Call for Continued Action... Read more »

Maryland’s ingenious plan to fix Obamacare

Maryland can show other states how to make the Obamacare system work. It should embrace the opportunity.... Read more »

Marylanders Speak Out In New Radio Ads For Drug Cost Commission Legislation

March 6, 2018

Starting today, new radio ads will air across the state featuring Marylanders harmed by high cost prescription drugs. ... Read more »

FACED WITH POTENTIAL INSURANCE CRISIS, MARYLAND WEIGHS NEW COVERAGE MANDATE

February 23, 2018

Maryland Matters February 22, 2018 By Bruce DePuyt Maryland’s individual health insurance market is in danger of collapse if government and industry don’t find ways to persuade younger, healthier people to purchase coverage, a legislative panel was told Wednesday. The culprit, according to industry leaders, is the decision late last year by Congress and President […]... Read more »

Maryland ponders ways to stabilize health insurance markets

February 22, 2018

A separate measure that received a hearing would create an individual health care mandate at the state level. ... Read more »

General Assembly weighs bill to require Marylanders to buy health insurance

Vincent DeMarco, president of Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative, praised the idea of using the penalty to help pay for insurance. His group is pushing the bill.... Read more »

Maryland bill would impose individual health insurance mandates

Maryland lawmakers are considering their own version of the Affordable Care Act.... Read more »