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Maryland Gov. Hogan signs bill to use tax return data to guide residents into health insurance

May 14, 2019

Proponents of the tax return question believe it could help at least 100,000 Marylanders enroll in no-cost or low-cost health insurance.... Read more »

Maryland legislature passes laws to make health insurance enrollment easier and create drug price board

April 15, 2019

Health coverage will be easier to secure for uninsured Marylanders and prescriptions could become cheaper for government workers under legislation passed by the General Assembly, which took up a slate of related measures before adjourning for the year.... Read more »

Urge Your Legislators To Support SB 759/HB 768 and SB 802/ HB 814

February 11, 2019

Please contact your legislators to support SB 759/HB 768 to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board and SB 802/ HB 814 to create a Health Insurance Down Payment Plan.... Read more »

Ask Your Legislators to Cosponsor the Health Insurance Down Payment Plan!

February 4, 2019

Please contact your legislators and urge them to co-sponsor legislation to be introduced by Senator Brian Feldman and Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk to create a Health Insurance Down Payment Plan.... Read more »

The Importance of Affordable Health Care

January 17, 2019

We talked with Comcast Newsmakers about what Maryland can do to promote quality, affordable healthcare this legislative session. Check it out!... Read more »

Here’s what health care advocacy orgs are targeting in the 2019 session

December 19, 2018

One of the top legislative priorities for 2019 among health care advocacy groups is increasing drug affordability and transparency.... Read more »

Statement: The Affordable Care Act Is Still Law of the Land Despite Texas v. Azar Decision to Strike It Down

December 15, 2018

Despite last night's misguided decision in Texas v. Azar, the Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land. Today is the last day of open enrollment.... Read more »

Health Insurance Down Payment Plan: How to make healthcare more affordable for everyone

November 20, 2018

Today we released new data suggesting that the Affordable Care Act makes health care more affordable for ALL Americans!... Read more »

Lawmakers redouble efforts to push health insurance down payment

“I strongly believe that the Health Insurance Down Payment Plan will be good for all Marylanders,” said Peña-Melnyk. ... Read more »

Lawmakers seek to create state mandate to push more Marylanders into health insurance

“This will get a lot more people insured,” DeMarco said.... Read more »