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Maryland’s Eastern Shore, a GOP stronghold, home to thousands who now have insurance thanks to Obamacare

September 5, 2017

"Obamacare sustained us, I guess you could say," Birckhead said. "I don't know what people are going to do if they lose their coverage..."... Read more »

Maryland advocacy group celebrates “Obamacare’s” continuing victory over “Trumpcare”

July 31, 2017

“We pledge to work to make the Affordable Care Act better. One of the ways we are doing that is through the Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission,” DeMarco said.... Read more »

Overhaul of health law faces criticism from both sides in Maryland

March 8, 2017

Health care advocates and Democratic lawmakers in Maryland called a newly released GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act a threat to coverage for more than 400,000 state residents, while top Republicans, including Gov. Larry Hogan, argued that the law must be changed to preserve access to health insurance.... 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 »

Western Maryland health officials discuss obamacare, now 5 years old

April 24, 2015

The Western Maryland Health System's change from volume-based health care to value-based health care fits well with Obamacare, according to President and CEO Barry P. Ronan.... Read more »

Adam Jones premiers health exchange radio ad

February 2, 2015

The Baltimore Sun January 30, 2015 Andrea McDaniels Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has joined the push to sign up Marylanders for health insurance under Obamacare. He recorded a radio ad released Friday at an event with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Attorney General Brian Frosh and other public officials. The add encourages people to call […]... Read more »

Obamacare is working in Maryland

July 23, 2013

Baltimore Sun Letter to the Editor July 22, 2013 Recently President Obama reminded the nation what we in Maryland already know: The Affordable Care Act is already delivering “more choices, better benefits, a check on rising costs and higher quality care.” Just ask Prince George’s County business owner Jamal Lee. Mr. Lee visited the White House to share how the ACA’s tax credits […]... Read more »

“Obamacare” Provision Delay Gives Businesses Extra Year to Plan

July 3, 2013

wbaltv.com 8:01 AM EDT Jul 03, 201 Deadline on decision to offer health care or take penalty delayed for year   BALTIMORE —An unexpected delay in part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is a major concession to some businesses, putting off until 2015 the requirement for most companies to provide coverage for workers […]... Read more »

Marylanders strongly support Affordable Care Act, poll shows

November 20, 2012

"What is troubling," DeMarco said, "is that those who stand to benefit the most from the law seem to know the least about it."... Read more »

Radio ad launched to celebrate affirmation of Affordable Care Act

November 8, 2012

“By re-electing President Obama on November 6 the American people reaffirmed the Affordable Care Act,” said Vincent DeMarco, President of the Maryland Health Care For All! Coalition.... Read more »