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Introducing Healthy Howard: a Connector Entity

July 1, 2013

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange has awarded contracts to organizations that are interested in helping consumers learn about, apply for and enroll in health insurance, including Medicaid, the Maryland Children’s Health Program, and subsidized and non-subsidized qualified health plans. These organizations are called connector entities, and Healthy Howard is one of Maryland’s six connector entities. Healthy […]... 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 »

Medicaid expansion good for Maryland

May 10, 2013

Thank you for your recent article on a study of Medicaid the New England Journal of Medicine that addressed the role of Medicaid in promoting mental health and protecting families from financial ruin ("Study: Medicaid has mixed record in improving health," May 2). ... Read more »

Health Reform Summit for Faith Leaders

April 23, 2013

May 14th 8:30-10:30AM We know faith leaders are likely to field alot of questions about new health insurance options when changes in federal health reform go into effect later this year and early next. We want to help prepare faith leaders, parish nurses, ministry groups and others to answer those questions. Please join us for this free event!... Read more »

Great hearings and great press!

March 14, 2013

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Senate  hearing for our Healthy Maryland Initiative yesterday. Here is a great article from the Maryland Reporter and blog post from the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute about our initiative:   Another tax hike on cigarettes and cigars gets kicked around March 14, 2013 at 12:03 am By […]... Read more »

Media Roundtable on the Affordable Care Act

March 8, 2013

Thursday  March 14, 2013 11:00AM 5900 Metro Drive Seton Business Park Baltimore, MD 21215  Those who are most likely to benefit from new health insurance options in the Affordable Care Act are least likely to know about them. Health Care for All! has joined with Advocates for Children and  Youth, the Maryland Health Connection and […]... Read more »

Maryland voters supportive of health reform, survey finds

November 20, 2012

Maryland voters are supportive of health care reform even though some still haven't grasped all the details, a new survey has found.... Read more »

Marylanders standing to benefit from health reform law know least about it, survey says

November 19, 2012

Those numbers suggest there is significant room for improvement in educating the public about the law before it fully goes into effect January 2014.... Read more »

MD Health group proposes another cigarette tax hike

November 15, 2012

Smokers in Maryland could have to pay more to light up. The health group, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative based out of Baltimore is proposing a $1 tax hike on cigarette sales. ... Read more »

Health advocates want to increase cigarette tax

The same group that successfully pushed to double the state's cigarette tax in 2007 wants the General Assembly to add another dollar per pack next session. ... Read more »