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Media Release: MORE THAN 18,000 UNINSURED MARYLANDERS HAVE CHECKED THE BOX ON STATE TAX RETURNS TO SHARE INFORMATION FOR HEALTH COVERAGE

March 3, 2020

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN MARYLAND HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE AND COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE OFF TO A PROMISING START ... 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 »

Volunteers Tapped to Set Policy for Reaching Uninsured

August 16, 2019

Starting next year, Marylander residents who lack health insurance can check a box on their state tax returns indicating they don’t have coverage. The state will then investigate to see if that individual qualifies for federal tax credits that could make private coverage free or very low cost.... Read more »

Hoyer, Brown Join Democratic Push to Strengthen Affordable Care Act

June 16, 2019

The General Assembly approved a measure this year to help expand access to health care by allowing people who are eligible for free or low-cost coverage to begin the process of getting covered by checking two boxes on their 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 Gov. Hogan signs bill to use tax return data to guide residents into health insurance

May 14, 2019

Proponents of the tax return question believe it could help at least 100,000 Marylanders enroll in no-cost or low-cost health insurance.... Read more »

Maryland Gov Signs 1st-In-Nation Measure to Help Uninsured

May 13, 2019

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a first-in-the-nation measure to help people without health insurance find out if they qualify for free or low-cost insurance after they file their taxes.... 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 »

Hogan to Sign Bills That Expand Health Care, Increase Age to Buy Tobacco

May 12, 2019

Maryland’s governor will sign dozens of bills into law on Monday, including measures to ease health care enrollment.... Read more »

Advocates for Rx Affordability Attempt to Nudge Hogan With Poll

May 8, 2019

A poll released Tuesday found that Maryland residents strongly support a measure approved by the General Assembly this session designed to rein in the price of prescription drugs.... Read more »