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Chair of Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board to host forum Monday at Ellicott City senior center

January 9, 2020

Van Mitchell, the chair of the new Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board, will lead a forum at an Ellicott City senior center to hear about rising drug costs, the first of a series of events around the state to hear from the public about the burden of paying for their medications.... Read more »

Maryland officials and health care advocates hope to make prescription drugs more affordable

Bipartisanship was on full display Monday as Maryland elected officials and health care advocates came together to kick off the first public discussion forum on a state prescription drug board that will have the power to set upper payment limits for high-priced prescription drugs purchased or paid for by state and local governments.... Read more »

Prescription Drug Affordability

The Prescription Drug Affordability Board is beginning its work by reviewing drug costs in the state and hearing public concerns about making prescription drugs affordable. Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative President Vincent DeMarco explains how you can make your voice heard.... Read more »

Chair of Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board to host forum Monday at Ellicott City senior center

January 2, 2020

Van Mitchell, the chair of the new Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board, will lead a forum at an Ellicott City senior center to hear about rising drug costs, the first of a series of events around the state to hear from the public about the burden of paying for their medications.... Read more »

Health Care Advocacy Group Marks 20th Anniversary

October 30, 2019

Hear Vinny DeMarco talk with WBAL reporter Robert Lang about open enrollment starting November 1, and about our organization's 20 year anniversary!... Read more »

Media Release: The Lower Drug Costs Now Act Takes Bold Action to Address the Skyrocketing Costs of Prescription Drugs in the US

September 24, 2019

Last week, House Democrats announced an ambitious plan to address the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs... Read more »

Volunteers Tapped to Set Policy for Reaching Uninsured

August 16, 2019

Starting next year, Marylander residents who lack health insurance can check a box on their state tax returns indicating they don’t have coverage. The state will then investigate to see if that individual qualifies for federal tax credits that could make private coverage free or very low cost.... Read more »

Check a Box for Free Health Care

June 6, 2019

Maryland will enroll people in health coverage, which could be free for many, via state tax returns.... Read more »

Maryland Gov. Hogan signs bill to use tax return data to guide residents into health insurance

May 14, 2019

Proponents of the tax return question believe it could help at least 100,000 Marylanders enroll in no-cost or low-cost health insurance.... Read more »

Press Release: Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program Will Help Thousands Obtain Coverage

May 13, 2019

Marylanders can now enroll in health insurance via their state income tax returns thanks to landmark health care bill.... Read more »