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Posts from — May 2018

“Maryland Healthcare For All” Event

May 23, 2018

Vincent DeMarco, with the Maryland Citizen Health Initiative "Maryland Healthcare For All", joins us to talk about a political event happening today. ... Read more »

Democrats running for Maryland governor pledging to support a state individual mandate for health care

The seven major Democrats running for Maryland governor have all signed a pledge to support a plan to shore up Obamacare if they are elected, health care advocates said Wednesday. ... Read more »

Health Insurance Down Payment plan should be the next top priority in Md.

May 10, 2018

That is why in 2019 the newly elected governor and General Assembly need to enact the innovative Health Insurance Down Payment plan, which was introduced in the 2018 session by Sen. Brian Feldman and Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk.... Read more »

What would happen if Maryland’s ACA marketplace collapsed and what we can do about it

May 8, 2018

It’s not just the Obamacare exchange that could collapse if the Trump administration doesn’t promptly approve a bipartisan plan to stabilize premiums; Maryland’s entire health insurance system could be at risk.... Read more »

RSVP for Prescription Drug Affordability Event

May 3, 2018

We will discuss the 2017 anti price-gouging law, the 2018 measure to prohibit the cost "gag rules" on pharmacists, and the proposal to create a Drug Cost Commission!... Read more »

Media Advisory

Representative John Sarbanes joins health advocates in praising Maryland's new law banning the pharmacy "Gag Rule"... Read more »

Health care advocates praise new ‘gag rule’ prohibition, push for national effort

"It's truly inspiring to see Maryland at the forefront of state-led efforts to lower prescription drug costs," he said in a statement.... Read more »