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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 »

Vincent DeMarco: Two major steps for Md. health care

April 24, 2019

Maryland has a strong track record of being a leader in health care policy, and both bills passed this year establish first-of-a-kind public solutions to health care challenges. National experts are already touting our legislation as a model for other states to follow.... Read more »

6 key takeaways from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s New Hampshire event — a ‘must’ stop for presidential hopefuls

Hogan appeared to endorse a proposal from Maryland’s Democratic legislature to establish a board to study capping prescription costs for state and municipal employees.... Read more »

Urge Governor Hogan to Sign HB 768, the Prescription Drug Affordability Board Bill!

April 9, 2019

Drugs don’t work if people can’t afford them. Please urge Governor Hogan to sign HB768 into law. ... Read more »

Come to Advocacy Day!

January 21, 2019

Register for Prescription Drug Affordability Advocacy Day! February 14th 8:30am-1pm in Annapolis.... Read more »

The Importance of Affordable Health Care

January 17, 2019

We talked with Comcast Newsmakers about what Maryland can do to promote quality, affordable healthcare this legislative session. Check it out!... Read more »

Poll Shows Strong Support for Rx Drug Measure, Health Care Mandate, Clean Energy

January 15, 2019

A poll being released Wednesday – the kick-off of the 90-day General Assembly session – shows that voters back a measure to hold the line on the cost of prescription drugs; legislation to create a statewide health insurance mandate; and a bill to boost the state’s renewable energy goals.... Read more »

County executives push for prescription drug board

January 10, 2019

The leaders of Maryland’s biggest jurisdictions are backing a state bill that would possibly lower drug prices in Maryland.... Read more »

Pro: Making sure health insurance is affordable for everyone

January 8, 2019

The Health Insurance Down Payment Plan would allow uninsured Marylanders to purchase insurance, get the care they need and hold down costs for everybody in the insurance marketplace.... Read more »

Lawmakers redouble efforts to push health insurance down payment

November 20, 2018

“I strongly believe that the Health Insurance Down Payment Plan will be good for all Marylanders,” said Peña-Melnyk. ... Read more »