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Maryland state lawmakers propose replacement for repealed ObamaCare mandate

January 10, 2018

A proposal in Maryland would require people to pay a penalty for not having insurance. The money, though, could be used as a down payment for a health insurance plan. ... Read more »

Maryland lawmakers introduce replacement for Obamacare individual mandate

January 9, 2018

Washington Examiner Kimberly Leonard January 9, 2018 Maryland lawmakers have introduced a plan to replace Obamacare’s individual mandate, the provision gutted by Republicans in Congress last month that obligated people buy health insurance or pay a fine. The proposal in Maryland is being described as a “down payment plan” that would give people the option […]... Read more »

How blue states might save Obamacare’s markets

December 18, 2017

A state-level mandate "has been high on our list ever since the threat began to the Affordable Care Act in Washington," said Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Citizens Health Initiative, a consumer advocacy group.... Read more »

Maryland’s deadline to enroll in ACA health coverage nears

December 6, 2017

DelMarVa Now Georgia Slater December 5, 2017 A series of “last chance” events are scheduled for this weekend to help Marylanders enroll in Affordable Care Act health care coverage for 2018 before the Dec 15. deadline. Free events are planned at 18 locations throughout the state Dec. 8-10. At these events, trained “navigators” will be […]... Read more »

How Hogan can save Obamacare in Maryland

November 30, 2017

It’s good policy and good politics. Governor Hogan, what’s not to like?... 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 »

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 »

Reaction to Supreme Court decision on health care includes victory dances and calls for repeal

“We at the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition look forward to working closely with the O’Malley Brown Administration to build upon the tremendous success we have already made here at home to fully implement this historic life saving measure in our state.” ... Read more »

Supreme Court Ruling on the Marc Steiner Show

The Marc Steiner Show June 28, 2012 Today on the Steiner Show, we discuss today’s Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, also known as the Health Care Bill, with Maryland State Director of Americans for Prosperity Dave Schwartz, President of Maryland Healthcare for All! Vinny DeMarco, and co-director of It’s Our Economy Kevin Zeese.... Read more »

Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What does it mean for Maryland?

July 10, 2012

On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court confirmed the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) including the individual mandate and related insurance reforms central to achieving the law’s goal of near universal coverage.... Read more »