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For Immediate Release

April 13, 2018

Health Advocates Call on Gubernatorial Candidates to Endorse Health Insurance Down Payment Plan to Protect Health Care Access in Maryland... Read more »

Experts say Md.’s new reinsurance initiative a short-term fix

April 5, 2018

“One important question for the legislature to grapple with is, if we in Maryland have a certain amount of money to invest, what’s the smartest way to invest that money?” said Stan Dorn, a senior fellow at health advocacy group Families USA.... Read more »

Media Advisory

March 23, 2018

Elected Officials, Health Advocates, and Consumers Gather Today to Celebrate the 8th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, and Call for Continued Action... Read more »

Maryland’s ingenious plan to fix Obamacare

Maryland can show other states how to make the Obamacare system work. It should embrace the opportunity.... 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 »

Maryland, D.C. consider measures to stabilize state health exchanges

February 23, 2018

Washington Business Journal February 22, 2018 Tina Reed As the federal government continues to challenge the Affordable Care Act, Maryland and District officials are considering state-level rules to protect the affordability and viability of their public health insurance marketplaces. The dual campaigns join those in other states, including California and Connecticut, to draft laws that would preserve […]... Read more »

Maryland bill would impose individual health insurance mandates

February 22, 2018

Maryland lawmakers are considering their own version of the Affordable Care Act.... 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 »

Down payment option proposed to replace individual mandate

January 16, 2018

Maryland Democratic state legislators released the first piece of their plan to combat moves President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have made over the past year to undermine the Affordable Care Act.... Read more »

Maryland’s plan to save Obamacare from individual mandate repeal

January 10, 2018

Jonathan Gruber at MIT told me he sees it as a “very promising way to combine the best of standard health economics (the mandate) with the best of behavioral economics (the auto-enrollment).”... Read more »