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Maryland wins big grant for its insurance marketplace

August 27, 2012

Maryland gets $123 million in federal money to build health insurance exchange Baltimore Sun August 23, 2012 By Meredith Cohn Maryland secured $123 million of federal funding to launch its health insurance exchange, the cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s health care reform, state officials announced Thursday. The money will help build the marketplace, now formally called the Maryland […]... Read more »

Health Reform and Healthy Businesses Event

August 20, 2012

Learn how health reform will affect your business, including the effects of health insurance exchanges and tax credits at this free regional event.... Read more »

Ready, or Not, for Obamacare

August 14, 2012

“We want to be the model,” says Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown... Read more »

Alcohol tax funds boost long-term care services in Maryland

July 19, 2012

About $14.3 million generated by the 2011 state alcohol tax will be used to expand long-term care services to frail seniors and adults with disabilities, officials said Wednesday.... Read more »

Video: Health Care Stakeholders

July 12, 2012

As broadcast on WBFF Fox 45 (click to watch video) Any way the health care law is sliced, it will cost some people more money. For example, couples earning more than a quarter of a million dollars a year will see their share of Medicare taxes increase in 2013. But, in addition to the millions […]... Read more »

Obamacare isn’t end of the world

July 11, 2012

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court -- under the leadership of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts -- has upheld as constitutional the 2010 federal healthcare reform initiative, perhaps all Americans can focus on understanding and implementing its provisions.... Read more »

See Video: Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Mandate

WBAL Radio 1090AM July 2, 2012 The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. The decision means the huge overhaul, still only partly in effect, will proceed  and pick up momentum over the next several years, affecting the way that  countless Americans receive […]... Read more »

O’Malley says Supreme Court’s ruling on health care gives Maryland considerable momentum

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold nearly all of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul gives considerable momentum to reform efforts in Maryland.... Read more »

Officials react to Supreme Court decision on health care

Vincent DeMarco, of the Health Care for All Coalition, said, "Because we have to fully implement this law. This law gives a lot of discretion to states and we have an administration that's working to fully implement but they need our coalition to work with them to make it happen and we're going to be right there doing it." ... Read more »

With health care act a go, Maryland expects phones to ring

“The exchange bill that passed this year is a national model — it goes beyond creating a minimal exchange and focuses on making health care affordable,” said Vincent DeMarco, president of Health Care For All... Read more »