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Harford executive, Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board say public input is crucial as it works to curb costs of medication

November 3, 2020

Maryland is the first state in the nation to create a Prescription Drug Affordability Board — a body charged with reviewing the rising cost of prescription drugs and making recommendations to the Maryland General Assembly on how they can be made more affordable — but input from consumers is crucial as board members and their supporters continue to visit communities around the state.... Read more »

Obamacare open enrollment begins amid pandemic, Supreme Court challenge

October 30, 2020

Maryland will open enrollment Sunday for health insurance plans created under the Affordable Care Act amid a rise in coronavirus cases and a looming Supreme Court challenge to the law. Demand is expected to be high as a result of the pandemic, which has infected more than 143,000 Marylanders and put tens of thousands out of work.... Read more »

MCHI Named a Health Care Hero

June 25, 2020

Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative is named a 2020 Health Care Hero by The Daily Record... Read more »

Md. Officials Celebrate ACA, Push Health Care Initiatives

March 27, 2020

When former President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into legislation 10 years ago on March 23, it was one of the most monumental moments in U.S. history in terms of health care.... Read more »

Maryland creates special healthcare enrollment period

March 13, 2020

People without health insurance in Maryland will have a chance to purchase it starting Monday, as the state opens a special enrollment window because of the coronavirus crisis.... Read more »

Md. offers insurance enrollment period during coronavirus pandemic

Marylanders without health insurance have an extra opportunity to purchase it on the state’s individual market as the state offers a special enrollment period amid the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more »

Special Sign-Up Period for Health Insurance Opens

Maryland residents who lack health insurance — and who are spooked by the COVID-19 outbreak — can sign-up for coverage next week.... Read more »

With coronvirus at hand, Maryland allows consumers to buy insurance during special enrollment

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the state is creating a special enrollment period so uninsured Marylanders can buy health coverage.... Read more »

Thousands of uninsured Marylanders use taxes to ask about health coverage, exceeding officials’ expectations

March 3, 2020

More than 18,000 Maryland residents without health insurance have checked a new box on their annual tax forms to request information about coverage.... Read more »

Media Release: MORE THAN 18,000 UNINSURED MARYLANDERS HAVE CHECKED THE BOX ON STATE TAX RETURNS TO SHARE INFORMATION FOR HEALTH COVERAGE

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN MARYLAND HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE AND COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE OFF TO A PROMISING START ... Read more »