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Statement: Open Enrollment Begins November 1—Get Covered!

October 31, 2018

We commend Michele Eberle, Executive Director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, for spreading the word that open enrollment in Maryland will go from November 1st to December 15th.... Read more »

U.S. approves waiver allowing Maryland to lower Obamacare premium costs

August 22, 2018

Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Health Care for All Coalition, said he is “thrilled” that the waiver has been approved. He urged the General Assembly to adopt a state mandate plan... Read more »

Letter to the editor: Achieving affordable health care for Marylanders

August 7, 2018

The Daily Record August 2, 2018 “Md. insurers make case for premium increases before reinsurance” describes Maryland applying to the federal government for a reinsurance program to help stabilize the individual market in the short term. Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative commends Maryland for taking this important step forward. For long-term stability, Maryland will also need to […]... Read more »

The Trump administration finds yet another way to attack Obamacare

August 3, 2018

Maryland leaders — both Democrats in the General Assembly and Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration — sought to get ahead of this action... Read more »

Consumers call for additional Md. laws aimed at stabilizing ACA health insurance market

"... the Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative, also voiced support for a state-based individual mandate..."... Read more »

Lowering Maryland Health Insurance Cost

July 11, 2018

Tune in to watch our own Vinny DeMarco tell Comcast Newsmakers what we can do in Maryland to protect health coverage gains made under the Affordable Care Act and bring down prescription drug costs. All Marylanders deserve access to quality, affordable healthcare!... Read more »

“Maryland Healthcare For All” Event

May 23, 2018

Vincent DeMarco, with the Maryland Citizen Health Initiative "Maryland Healthcare For All", joins us to talk about a political event happening today. ... Read more »

Democrats running for Maryland governor pledging to support a state individual mandate for health care

The seven major Democrats running for Maryland governor have all signed a pledge to support a plan to shore up Obamacare if they are elected, health care advocates said Wednesday. ... Read more »

Health Insurance Down Payment plan should be the next top priority in Md.

May 10, 2018

That is why in 2019 the newly elected governor and General Assembly need to enact the innovative Health Insurance Down Payment plan, which was introduced in the 2018 session by Sen. Brian Feldman and Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk.... Read more »

Four public hearings announced for state reinsurance proposal

April 20, 2018

The purpose of the program is to hold down consumer cost and bring greater certainty to Maryland’s individual market for health insurance for 2019 and 2020.... Read more »