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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 »

Vincent DeMarco Discusses Health Legislation with Prince George’s Community TV

April 17, 2019

Vincent DeMarco, with the Health Care For All Coalition, discusses legislation regarding prescription drugs & other health issues awaiting Gov. Larry Hogan's signature to become law.... Read more »

Maryland Leads With Health Care Initiatives

April 11, 2019

On the final day of the 2019 Maryland General Assembly, history was made with the passage of two bills to establish the nation’s first Prescription Drug Affordability Board and creating easy access and enrollment for health insurance. ... Read more »

Pharma lobbyists flooded Maryland to block a drug-pricing bill. Opponents pushed back — and won

Drug pricing advocates considered it nothing short of a triumph this past Monday when, with an hour remaining before their 2019 session expired, lawmakers passed a first-of-its kind law to create a state board that could cap payments for ultra-expensive prescription drugs.... Read more »

Urge Governor Hogan to Sign HB 768, the Prescription Drug Affordability Board Bill!

April 9, 2019

Drugs don’t work if people can’t afford them. Please urge Governor Hogan to sign HB768 into law. ... Read more »

Media Advisory

Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative (MCHI) today offered congratulations to the Maryland General Assembly for passing two pieces of landmark legislation to improve health care in the state.... Read more »