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Md. Officials Vow to Fight for Affordable Care Act

December 16, 2018

Maryland backers of the Affordable Care Act reacted with anger and alarm to a court ruling striking down President Obama’s signature health law over the weekend.... Read more »

Lawmakers redouble efforts to push health insurance down payment

November 20, 2018

“I strongly believe that the Health Insurance Down Payment Plan will be good for all Marylanders,” said Peña-Melnyk. ... Read more »

Health advocacy group sends supportive mailers in key senate races

October 25, 2018

Maryland Matters October 24, 2018 Danielle Gaines The Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative is betting that public support for prescription drug affordability could boost the campaigns of three senators facing tough races for reelection. The organization — which has courted pledges of support for a prescription drug affordability board from over 130 candidates for state office […]... Read more »

Jealous Unveils Prescription Drug Plan; Frosh Vows to Defend State Law in Supreme Court

September 18, 2018

“Marylanders desperately need relief from sky-rocketing prescription drug costs,” he said.... Read more »

FACED WITH POTENTIAL INSURANCE CRISIS, MARYLAND WEIGHS NEW COVERAGE MANDATE

February 23, 2018

Maryland Matters February 22, 2018 By Bruce DePuyt Maryland’s individual health insurance market is in danger of collapse if government and industry don’t find ways to persuade younger, healthier people to purchase coverage, a legislative panel was told Wednesday. The culprit, according to industry leaders, is the decision late last year by Congress and President […]... Read more »

Winners and Losers of the General Assembly Session

May 9, 2017

Vinny DeMarco and the Maryland Citizens Health Initiative: It continues to be the model for mobilizing grass-roots support for progressive legislation in Annapolis. This year it helped enact a one-of-a-kind curb on prescription drug prices that should become a model for other states.... Read more »