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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 »

Statement: The Affordable Care Act Is Still Law of the Land Despite Texas v. Azar Decision to Strike It Down

December 15, 2018

Despite last night's misguided decision in Texas v. Azar, the Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land. Today is the last day of open enrollment.... Read more »

Legislators to try for Maryland insurance mandate again next year

November 21, 2018

Maryland lawmakers plan to introduce legislation again next year that would create a state-level individual mandate, a potential long-term fix for Maryland’s individual insurance market. Under the proposal, funds raised by the individual mandate, a tax on people without health insurance, would be used to help people purchase health insurance, reduce premiums and pay for administrative costs.... Read more »

Statement: Open Enrollment Begins November 1—Get Covered!

October 31, 2018

We commend Michele Eberle, Executive Director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, for spreading the word that open enrollment in Maryland will go from November 1st to December 15th.... Read more »

Consumers call for additional Md. laws aimed at stabilizing ACA health insurance market

August 3, 2018

"... the Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative, also voiced support for a state-based individual mandate..."... Read more »

Four public hearings announced for state reinsurance proposal

April 20, 2018

The purpose of the program is to hold down consumer cost and bring greater certainty to Maryland’s individual market for health insurance for 2019 and 2020.... Read more »

Experts say Md.’s new reinsurance initiative a short-term fix

April 5, 2018

“One important question for the legislature to grapple with is, if we in Maryland have a certain amount of money to invest, what’s the smartest way to invest that money?” said Stan Dorn, a senior fellow at health advocacy group Families USA.... Read more »

Open enrollment in Obamacare in Maryland ends today

December 22, 2017

Baltimore Sun/Capitol Gazette Meredith Cohn Dec 22, 2017 With open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act ending in a little over a week, here’s some things to keep in mind. Open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act came to a close in Maryland on Friday with about the same number of enrollees as last […]... Read more »

Maryland health exchange extends deadline to enroll in Obamacare

December 14, 2017

The Baltimore Sun Meredith Cohn December 13, 2017 Marylanders seeking health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act will get an extra seven days to sign up, state officials plan to announce Wednesday. The new enrollment deadline is December 22 rather than Friday. The deadline was extended by a week to accommodate procrastinators and avoid […]... Read more »

Maryland officials to discuss signing up for health care

December 6, 2017

Washington Post Associated Press December 5, 2017 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland officials calling attention to some events to help people sign up for health care this weekend. Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, officials with the NAACP and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange are highlighting a series of “last chance” events to help Marylanders enroll during […]... Read more »