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Health Care Advocacy Group Shifts Focus to Name-Brand Drugs

November 16, 2017

Maryland Matters November 15, 2017 Samuel Manas  Fresh off the successful enactment of a law limiting generic and off-brand prescription drug price increases, Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative, is pushing for greater limitations on name-brand drugs. His organization’s ideas, he says, are popular — and he has the numbers to show it. […]... Read more »

Church groups enlisted in end-of-life medical planning initiative

October 23, 2017

Baltimore Sun Jacques Kelly October 22, 2017 Doug Wilson, an elder at West Baltimore’s Kingdom Life Church, recalled the steps he took after he was diagnosed with throat cancer. Before going into the University of Maryland Medical Center, he put down, in writing, the steps he wanted taken during and after his seven-hour surgery. Months […]... Read more »

Editorial: Faith, health care partnership makes sense

May 9, 2016

"...the Maryland Faith Community Health Network could be a game changer in the expensive and complicated world of health care." ... Read more »

MD sets healthcare example

May 5, 2016

We know that people who have access to quality health coverage are more secure, have better health outcomes and don't have to worry that one illness or injury will put them and their family in a downward spiral. ... Read more »

Guest blog post: Maryland Medicaid Redeterminations

July 16, 2015

We ALL need to pitch in to make sure our friends and neighbors who are on the Medicaid program follow some easy steps so they don’t fall through the cracks!... Read more »

Marylanders Strongly Support Life-Saving Tobacco Tax Increase To Restore Health Care for Pregnant Women

February 19, 2015

Media Advisory February 19, 2015 Today, the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative released a new survey by respected pollster Steve Raabe of OpinionWorks showing that Marylanders by 59% to 31% oppose Governor Larry Hogan’s health care cuts for pregnant women.  The survey also shows that 65%  of Marylanders, including 51% of Republicans, support a one dollar […]... Read more »

Adam Jones premiers health exchange radio ad

February 2, 2015

The Baltimore Sun January 30, 2015 Andrea McDaniels Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has joined the push to sign up Marylanders for health insurance under Obamacare. He recorded a radio ad released Friday at an event with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Attorney General Brian Frosh and other public officials. The add encourages people to call […]... Read more »

Media Advisory

December 3, 2014

FREDERICK KEYS, STATE OFFICIALS, AND HEALTH CARE ADVOCATES ANNOUNCE AD CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE MARYLANDERS TO LEARN ABOUT HEALTH CARE BENEFITS BY CALLING 211 MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday, December 4, 2014 11am – Frederick, MD   Baltimore, MD (December 3, 2014) – At 11am on Thursday, December 4, the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition and the […]... Read more »

Media Advisory: Affordable Care Act successes share their stories

April 28, 2014

“Nancy, Tom and Grace represent the over 330,000 Marylanders who have benefited greatly from the success of the Affordable Care Act health care expansion in Maryland,” said Vincent DeMarco... Read more »

Health reform outreach begins in Maryland and across the country

June 24, 2013

...Miles said, "The hope is, faith leaders will address it from the pulpit and in small groups in their churches and invite in ambassadors who are trained lay people who can share with their congregation what the Affordable Care Act can do for their families."... Read more »