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Maryland Leads on Health Care

March 26, 2020

Guest Commentary: Vincent DeMarco "As Maryland deals with the ravaging effects of the coronavirus, it’s worth recognizing our standing as a leader among the states on health care."... Read more »

In Midst of Pandemic, Md. Officials Hail Affordable Care Act

March 24, 2020

State and federal officials from Maryland marked the 10th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with a vow to protect the landmark law from Republican attacks.... Read more »

Special Sign-Up Period for Health Insurance Opens

March 18, 2020

Maryland residents who lack health insurance — and who are spooked by the COVID-19 outbreak — can sign-up for coverage next week.... Read more »

Special Sign-Up Period for Health Insurance Opens

March 13, 2020

Maryland residents who lack health insurance — and who are spooked by the COVID-19 outbreak — can sign-up for coverage next week.... Read more »

Eddie Murray to Appear in Radio Ad for Health Care Signup

January 28, 2020

Eddie Murray, the Baltimore Orioles’ Hall of Fame first baseman and designated hitter, is set to star in a radio ad that will begin airing next week, designed to increase the number of Marylanders with health care coverage.... Read more »

(POSTPONED) Come to a Listening Session on Prescription Drug Affordability

Learn about Maryland's new Prescription Drug Affordability Board and share your thoughts on how to make medications more affordable.... Read more »

Prescription Drug Affordability Panel Gets to Work

January 14, 2020

Members of a new prescription drug panel pledged on Monday to do a deep dive into the factors that cause consumers to experience sticker shock at the pharmacy counter.... Read more »

10 Issues for the 2020 General Assembly Session

January 9, 2020

Maryland has a new prescription drug affordability board … however the board must come up with a way to fund its own operations. The bill crafting a funding mechanism was originally expected in 2021, but the head of the panel said Monday he wants it done this year.... Read more »

Leader of New Prescription Drug Board Says Relief Is on the Way

The leader of Maryland’s effort to force reductions in the cost of prescription drugs expressed cautious optimism on Monday that a new state panel will be able to deliver relief to consumers — but he cautioned that results are not foreordained.... Read more »

Health Advocacy Group Marks 20 Years, Looks Ahead

October 30, 2019

A health care advocacy organization that has pushed Maryland’s political leaders to expand insurance coverage and create a mechanism for reducing prescription drug prices celebrated its 20th anniversary with a party in Baltimore on Wednesday night.... Read more »