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Posts from — December 2018

Md. Officials Vow to Fight for Affordable Care Act

December 16, 2018

Maryland backers of the Affordable Care Act reacted with anger and alarm to a court ruling striking down President Obama’s signature health law over the weekend.... Read more »

What does Texas ruling mean for Obamacare in Maryland?

December 15, 2018

A federal judge in Texas struck down the Affordable Healthcare Act in a ruling late Friday, concluding that the whole thing is unconstitutional. What does the ruling mean for people in Maryland?... Read more »

Statement: The Affordable Care Act Is Still Law of the Land Despite Texas v. Azar Decision to Strike It Down

Despite last night's misguided decision in Texas v. Azar, the Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land. Today is the last day of open enrollment.... Read more »

Md. lawmakers to weigh mandate, drug prices in 2019

December 9, 2018

Maryland legislators in the 2019 General Assembly session will consider several measures aimed at reducing health care costs and protecting the Affordable Care Act in Maryland... Read more »

Maryland is moving toward cheaper drugs

December 4, 2018

Vincent DeMarco December 3, 2018 An op-ed by Brian D. Pieninck, president and CEO of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, highlighted two serious and interrelated issues: the soaring cost of prescription drugs and the need to make health insurance as affordable as possible in Maryland (“BlueCrossBlueShield CEO: Md. should consider insurance mandate,” Nov. 29). I applaud him for […]... Read more »