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December 17, 2014

WBAL Fox Baltimore Dec 16, 2014 Maryland’s Health Benefit Exchange has enrolled nearly 106,000 Marylanders for health coverage since November 15. This Thursday is the deadline for citizens to enroll in a health plan to be eligible for federal subsidies and to begin receiving coverage by January 1. Vinny DeMarco, who heads the Maryland Health […]... Read more »

Facing deadline, health exchange enrolls more than 100,000 Signing up for health insurance

"With a fully functioning website, call center and in-person assistance, over 100,000 Marylanders have enrolled since Nov. 15," said Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Health Care For All Coalition. ... Read more »

Why not give yourself the gift of quality, affordable health care?

December 5, 2014

So, as we scour our stores and Internet deals for that special gift, how about taking a look at another online marketplace — the Maryland Health Connection (marylandhealthconnection.gov). You can compare health plans that work best for you, find a deal that fits your budget, and in lots of cases qualify for subsidies to help you foot the bill.... Read more »

Media Advisory

December 3, 2014

FREDERICK KEYS, STATE OFFICIALS, AND HEALTH CARE ADVOCATES ANNOUNCE AD CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE MARYLANDERS TO LEARN ABOUT HEALTH CARE BENEFITS BY CALLING 211 MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday, December 4, 2014 11am – Frederick, MD   Baltimore, MD (December 3, 2014) – At 11am on Thursday, December 4, the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition and the […]... Read more »

Curious about how much health insurance might cost you?

November 21, 2014

Figure out how much financial help you can get paying for your health care when you purchase your plan through the Maryland Health Connection.... Read more »

Open Enrollment is here and working!

It’s finally here. After a lot of waiting, a complete rebuild of the website, a ramped up call center (855 642 8572), and an entire force of trained navigators from all across the state, the second round of open enrollment for the Maryland Health Connection is up and running and working well. Click here and scroll down to […]... Read more »

Federal health officials lower expectations for exchanges

November 13, 2014

"It's going to take time to reach people who have not been insured in years or ever..." DeMarco said.... Read more »

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 »