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Find the best hospital for your needs

July 22, 2015

Maryland is fortunate to have so many nationally-recognized health care institutions. Sometimes it's hard to know which hospital is best for you and your family's needs.... Read more »

Medicaid turns 50 mired in controversy

July 16, 2015

"Cutting reimbursements to doctors at this time of huge influx made no sense," says Matthew Celentano, spokesman for the non-profit Maryland Healthcare for All. "If you can't find a doctor, it's not health care."... Read more »

Medicaid at 50: Healthcare for the most vulnerable

July 7, 2015

“The Medicaid program is doing a tremendous job here to help people,” said Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition... Read more »

Partnerships improve healthcare in Maryland

Baltimore Sun Op-Ed By Carmela Coyle July 1, 2015 For decades, as health care costs continued to spiral upward and patients were stymied by an increasingly fragmented health care system, policy leaders, politicians and front-line caregivers strained to find a better way to care for people. Here in Maryland, this has been a more than […]... Read more »

Ruling has little effect on MD, but helps uninsured in PA, WV

June 29, 2015

"Marylanders who receive tax credits or cost-sharing reductions are not in danger of losing those benefits with this ruling," Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative, said in a news release.... Read more »

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies

June 26, 2015

"Now that the outcome of King v. Burwell is clear, we must not forget the many thousands of Marylanders who still lack access to quality, affordable health insurance," DeMarco said.... Read more »

Maryland Reacts to Supreme Court upholding Affordable Care Act subsidies

"The rest of America can rest easy that their health care would not be undermined," DeMarco said. ... Read more »

Republican governors are backing tobacco taxes; how about Hogan?

The Republican governors and legislatures of Nevada, Kansas and Louisiana should inspire Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and our Democratic General Assembly to work together to save many lives from tobacco in our state as well enacting a dollar increase in the Maryland tobacco tax in 2016.... Read more »

Hogan must fund healthcare

April 17, 2015

The General Assembly has done its job. But now Governor Hogan must act to keep Maryland's health care progress going. We strongly urge the governor to use the funds allocated by the General Assembly for critical health care programs.... Read more »

Letter to the Editor, Baltimore Sun

March 30, 2015

Baltimore Sun March 30, 2015 Deep in The Sun’s article about the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange’s use of federal money (“Health signup billing faulted,” March 27), is the terrific fact that the uninsured rate in Maryland has dropped from 12.9 percent to 7.3 percent thanks to the Affordable Care Act. This means that hundreds of […]... Read more »