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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 »

Trump’s latest effort to undermine the ACA makes Maryland action all the more crucial

February 21, 2018

Fortunately, Maryland can take matters into its own hands, and health policy experts have proposed an ingenious way to do it.... Read more »

Advocates push new state-level insurance mandate

January 10, 2018

The idea came out of a commission the Democrat-dominated legislature created last year to study the effects of changes to the Affordable Care Act.... Read more »