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The importance of signing up

March 19, 2014

Since Oct. 1, the Affordable Care Act has provided full health care coverage to over 230,000 Marylanders who previously had either no health insurance or low quality or unaffordable coverage. This is a tremendous public health success for our state.... Read more »

Work-arounds are used to get consumers health care

November 19, 2013

Beginning Tuesday, radio and TV ads will encourage residents to call 211 and get health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.... Read more »

Maryland regulators slash rates for Obamacare insurance policies

July 31, 2013

“This is really good news for Maryland consumers,” said Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative... Read more »

Franchot promotes federal health insurance tax credits for small businesses

July 23, 2013

He joined a number of health care advocates and politicians in Columbia on Monday to announce his outreach to over 5,000 small businesses in Howard County.... Read more »

Can I get an Amen? Successful strategies for organizing faith leaders

June 28, 2013

This is a guest post that was originally published on Community Catalyst’s Health Policy Hub on June 25, 2013. Faith leaders are often on the front lines serving families in crisis, whether at the side of the hospital bed, emergency shelter or food pantry. Given their roles within communities, faith leaders likely interact with many ... Read more »

Health reform outreach begins in Maryland and across the country

June 24, 2013

...Miles said, "The hope is, faith leaders will address it from the pulpit and in small groups in their churches and invite in ambassadors who are trained lay people who can share with their congregation what the Affordable Care Act can do for their families."... Read more »

Health Reform Summit for Faith Leaders

April 23, 2013

May 14th 8:30-10:30AM We know faith leaders are likely to field alot of questions about new health insurance options when changes in federal health reform go into effect later this year and early next. We want to help prepare faith leaders, parish nurses, ministry groups and others to answer those questions. Please join us for this free event!... Read more »

Maryland Takes the Lead on Health Reform

March 27, 2013

...Maryland was among the nation's first to move full throttle to implement the Affordable Care Act. The decision puts the state well out ahead in expanding access to some 300,000 people who will qualify for free or subsidized health insurance as of 2014, according to Suzanne Schlattman, Deputy Director for Development and Community Outreach, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative Education Fund, Inc.... Read more »

Maryland will vigorously enroll the uninsured, starting October

Select coverage from the “Health Care Reform and Your Community" Ethnic Media Roundtable... Read more »

Media Roundtable on the Affordable Care Act

March 8, 2013

Thursday  March 14, 2013 11:00AM 5900 Metro Drive Seton Business Park Baltimore, MD 21215  Those who are most likely to benefit from new health insurance options in the Affordable Care Act are least likely to know about them. Health Care for All! has joined with Advocates for Children and  Youth, the Maryland Health Connection and ... Read more »