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Four Public Hearings Announced for State Reinsurance Proposal

April 20, 2018

Maryland Health Connection sent this bulletin at 04/20/2018 11:58 AM EDT MEDIA RELEASE BALTIMORE (APRIL 20, 2018) – The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange (MHBE), in conjunction with the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA), will hold a series of hearings to receive public comment to shape Maryland’s application to the federal government for a reinsurance program. The […]... 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 »

Media Advisory

December 5, 2017

Press conference at 11am Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Annapolis office of MedChi, to announce a series of "Last Chance" events to help Marylanders enroll in health insurance during the weekend of Dec. 8-10.... Read more »

On health care, state lawmakers grapple with uncertainty

August 3, 2017

She also warned that if these issues aren’t resolved, people would likely lose their health insurance.... Read more »

Health exchange looks to enroll 150,000 in private plans in 2016

October 20, 2015

A series of focus groups conducted by Annapolis-based OpinionWorks in July [funded by Health Care for All!] found that prospective enrollees want more in-person aid to navigate the plans and help signing up.... Read more »

Number of uninsured in Maryland, nation declines

September 17, 2015

Uninsured rate in Maryland drops to 7.9 percent.... Read more »

Just Released: US Census Data Shows Positive Impact of Affordable Care Act Across The Country

September 16, 2015

“We are seeing the lowest percentage of uninsured Americans in generations, and over 600,000 Marylanders alone have gained coverage they and their families so desperately required,” said Vincent DeMarco, President of the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative. ... Read more »