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Maryland’s new prescription drug board meets for first time

January 14, 2020

A unique state board in Maryland that will investigate and work to bring down the cost of overly expensive prescription drugs is meeting for the first time Monday in Annapolis.... Read more »

Md. Activists Vow to Enshrine Obamacare Provisions Now Threatened by Courts

December 20, 2019

Maryland lawmakers will again consider legislation that requires insurance policies to cover pre-existing conditions. ... Read more »

Lawmakers Eye Massachusetts Model for Md. Health Care System

October 16, 2019

The commission is expected to recommend ways in which Maryland can provide health insurance to more people in the coming months.... Read more »

Funding Deal for Prescription Drug Board Close, Hogan Administration Says

September 11, 2019

An exchange of letters between the Hogan administration and the Maryland Health Care Commission appears to offer a path to fund and staff the state’s new Prescription Drug Advisory Board... Read more »

Md.’s Prescription Drug Affordability Board an example for America

July 1, 2019

Maryland can be a springboard for action in other states and at the national level, serving as a policy model for federal lawmakers to consider.... Read more »

Check a Box for Free Health Care

June 6, 2019

Maryland will enroll people in health coverage, which could be free for many, via state tax returns.... Read more »

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Prescription Drug Affordability Board Legislation to Become Law

May 24, 2019

Maryland legislation to create the nation’s first Prescription Drug Affordability Board will become law, giving the state a tool to establish maximum costs for certain drugs purchased by state and local governments. Governor Larry Hogan announced today he would neither veto nor sign the measure, which means it will go into effect July 1st.... Read more »

Maryland’s Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program: An Innovative Approach to Covering the Eligible Uninsured

May 13, 2019

A major innovation to enroll the eligible uninsured is being enacted on a bipartisan basis in Maryland. ... Read more »

Press Release: Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program Will Help Thousands Obtain Coverage

Marylanders can now enroll in health insurance via their state income tax returns thanks to landmark health care bill.... Read more »

Media Advisory: Today Governor Hogan will sign the Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program into law

May 10, 2019

Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program will let Marylanders enroll in health insurance via their state income tax returns... Read more »