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Press Release: Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program Will Help Thousands Obtain Coverage

May 13, 2019

Marylanders can now enroll in health insurance via their state income tax returns thanks to landmark health care bill.... Read more »

Media Advisory: Today Governor Hogan will sign the Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program into law

May 10, 2019

Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program will let Marylanders enroll in health insurance via their state income tax returns... Read more »

Vincent DeMarco Discusses Health Legislation with Prince George’s Community TV

April 17, 2019

Vincent DeMarco, with the Health Care For All Coalition, discusses legislation regarding prescription drugs & other health issues awaiting Gov. Larry Hogan's signature to become law.... Read more »

Maryland legislature passes laws to make health insurance enrollment easier and create drug price board

April 15, 2019

Health coverage will be easier to secure for uninsured Marylanders and prescriptions could become cheaper for government workers under legislation passed by the General Assembly, which took up a slate of related measures before adjourning for the year.... Read more »

Maryland Leads With Health Care Initiatives

April 11, 2019

On the final day of the 2019 Maryland General Assembly, history was made with the passage of two bills to establish the nation’s first Prescription Drug Affordability Board and creating easy access and enrollment for health insurance. ... Read more »

Pharma lobbyists flooded Maryland to block a drug-pricing bill. Opponents pushed back — and won

Drug pricing advocates considered it nothing short of a triumph this past Monday when, with an hour remaining before their 2019 session expired, lawmakers passed a first-of-its kind law to create a state board that could cap payments for ultra-expensive prescription drugs.... Read more »

Media Advisory

April 9, 2019

Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative (MCHI) today offered congratulations to the Maryland General Assembly for passing two pieces of landmark legislation to improve health care in the state.... Read more »

Here’s a way Maryland can stabilize Obamacare, despite federal sabotage

March 5, 2019

As the Trump administration has torn holes in the Affordable Care Act, Maryland and a handful of other states have repaired the policy fabric within their borders — and achieved stability in their individual health-care markets. With tangible success in hand, the state’s General Assembly should now double down.... Read more »

Md. health insurance ‘down payment’ improvement over ACA mandate

February 20, 2019

Maryland policy makers are working in a bipartisan manner in the best interests of the citizens of Maryland. The most recent adjustment being proposed to protect Maryland patients is the creation of a Health Insurance Down Payment Plan.... Read more »

Md. Lawmakers Pitch Health-Insurance Down Payment Plan

February 13, 2019

About 130,000 uninsured Marylanders could receive health insurance in the next two years, said two state lawmakers floating a health care proposal Wednesday in Annapolis.... Read more »