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Media Release: Statement on December 18 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Decision on the Affordable Care Act

December 19, 2019

The Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative is extremely disappointed in yesterday’s 5th Circuit federal court decision that puts at risk the life-saving Affordable Care Act ("ACA") which expanded health care coverage to millions of Americans, including hundreds of thousands of Marylanders. ... 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 »

Hoyer, Brown Join Democratic Push to Strengthen Affordable Care Act

June 16, 2019

The General Assembly approved a measure this year to help expand access to health care by allowing people who are eligible for free or low-cost coverage to begin the process of getting covered by checking two boxes on their state tax returns.... 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 to let residents complete health insurance enrollment on tax forms

May 15, 2019

Maryland has become the first state in the country to make it possible for residents to complete a health insurance enrollment at the same time that they file their taxes.... Read more »

Maryland Becomes First State To Provide Health Insurance Enrollment On Tax Form

Maryland has become the first state to let residents sign up for the state’s health insurance program when they file their taxes.... Read more »

Governor Hogan Signs Measures to Add Marylanders to Health Insurance Rolls, Raise Tobacco Age to 21

May 14, 2019

Governor Larry Hogan signed a number of critical health care and crime prevention measures, including legislation that will add more Marylanders to the health insurance rolls.... Read more »

Maryland adds health insurance enrollment to tax filing

By checking a box on their state income tax returns, uninsured taxpayers can start the process of finding low-cost insurance coverage.... Read more »

Maryland to use tax forms to enroll residents in health insurance

In a first for the nation, Maryland will allow its residents to sign up for health insurance when they file their taxes in 2020... Read more »

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

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 »