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

November 20, 2018

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

Ben Jealous releases plan aimed at curbing prescription drug costs

September 18, 2018

DeMarco also urged Jealous’ opponent, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, to support a drug affordability board.... Read more »

Marylanders in Obamacare individual market poised to see rate drop thanks to reinsurance

September 14, 2018

“We need to build on this success to stabilize premiums over the long term by passing two key pieces of legislation in 2019,” Klapper said.... 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 »

Politics and prescription drugs for Maryland government retirees

July 9, 2018

The Maryland Citizens Health Initiative is working to build support for the creation of a state commission tasked with increasing drug affordability...... Read more »

Doctor: high drug pricing kills patients

June 4, 2018

She was a victim of inexplicably high drug prices that are intentionally set by pharmaceutical corporations to turn the greatest profit.... Read more »

Maryland’s year of health care

April 10, 2018

Health care advocates sought to follow up on last year’s anti-price gouging bill for generic prescription drugs with one that would regulate prices for name-brand drugs...Given the outsized role drugs play in health care costs, we urge the Senate to make it a priority.... 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 »

The sleeper issue in 2018: Obamacare

March 15, 2018

A health plan 'down payment' is one way states try retooling individual mandate. ... Read more »

General Assembly weighs bill to require Marylanders to buy health insurance

February 22, 2018

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 »