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What Happens in Md. if the Supreme Court Strikes Down the Affordable Care Act?

October 15, 2020

Following the 2017 attempt to kill the Affordable Care Act, the Maryland General Assembly created the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission, "which is set up, basically, in the event the ACA was thrown out by the Congress at the time, [to address] how would Maryland respond," said state Sen. Brian J. Feldman (D-Montgomery).... Read more »

Marylanders Encouraged to Enroll in Health Insurance Program

June 24, 2020

Marylanders who still haven’t filed their state tax returns and need health insurance have less three weeks to do so.... Read more »

Statement About Governor Hogan’s Actions on Two Major Health Care Bills

May 7, 2020

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today vetoed a critical health care measure, SB 669/HB 1095, which would establish a dedicated funding source to support the work of the Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board. He allowed another measure to go into effect without his signature: SB 872/HB 959, which enshrines key principles of the federal Affordable Care Act into Maryland law, a major step forward for the state.... Read more »

Media Advisory

March 23, 2020

Maryland leaders celebrate historic gains in health care coverage through 10 years of the Affordable Care Act... Read more »

Media Release: MORE THAN 18,000 UNINSURED MARYLANDERS HAVE CHECKED THE BOX ON STATE TAX RETURNS TO SHARE INFORMATION FOR HEALTH COVERAGE

March 3, 2020

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN MARYLAND HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE AND COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE OFF TO A PROMISING START ... Read more »

New Health Insurance Easy Enrollment Program

January 28, 2020

Vincent Demarco, The president of Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative explains how you can get involved with an easy enrollment program this tax season.... Read more »

Md. Activists Vow to Enshrine Obamacare Provisions Now Threatened by Courts

December 20, 2019

Maryland lawmakers will again consider legislation that requires insurance policies to cover pre-existing conditions. ... Read more »

Lawmakers Eye Massachusetts Model for Md. Health Care System

October 16, 2019

The commission is expected to recommend ways in which Maryland can provide health insurance to more people in the coming months.... Read more »

Funding Deal for Prescription Drug Board Close, Hogan Administration Says

September 11, 2019

An exchange of letters between the Hogan administration and the Maryland Health Care Commission appears to offer a path to fund and staff the state’s new Prescription Drug Advisory Board... Read more »

Check a Box for Free Health Care

June 6, 2019

Maryland will enroll people in health coverage, which could be free for many, via state tax returns.... Read more »