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Posts from — October 2021

Statement about major health improvements in the Build Back Better Framework

October 29, 2021

"This final package represents the largest expansion of health care in more than a decade and will help millions of Americans lead healthier lives."... Read more »

Baltimore Sun: Open enrollment on Maryland health exchange readies to launch with new subsidies for young adults

October 28, 2021

Open enrollment for 2022 plans on the exchange begins Nov. 1, and the local executives, plus some state lawmakers, specifically sought to draw attention to funds newly available for young adults — who go without insurance more often than any other age group.... Read more »

Maryland Reporter: State and local leaders tout new health care subsidy ahead of open enrollment

Maryland’s state and local leaders came together Thursday to urge young adults between the ages of 18-34 to take advantage of a new state subsidy that is designed to make health insurance more affordable.... Read more »

Media Advisory: Local Leaders, Legislators and Advocates to Urge Young Marylanders to Take Advantage of New Subsidies and Enroll in Affordable Health Insurance

October 27, 2021

State’s Open Enrollment Period Kicks Off November 1st... Read more »

Maryland Matters: Van Hollen Seeks to Expand Maryland’s Check-the-Box Insurance Enrollment Nationwide

October 20, 2021

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) announced Tuesday that he is seeking to expand access to health insurance to millions of Americans by mirroring an existing state law that allows people to enroll through the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange by checking a box on their tax returns.... Read more »

Van Hollen, Bera Introduce New Bicameral Bill to Make it Easier for Americans to Sign Up for Health Care, Close Massive Enrollment Gap

October 19, 2021

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (D-Calif.) introduced new legislation to simplify health care enrollment for Americans.... Read more »

Maryland Matters: Commission Seeking Grant Applicants to Quash Health Disparities in Black, Brown and Disabled Communities

October 18, 2021

Maryland is one step closer to establishing “health equity resource communities,” where officials will try to raise the overall health of neighborhoods with targeted grants to improve access to health care services...The Pathways to Health Equity Program’s call for proposals was officially released Tuesday. Applications are due Dec. 7. Grants will be awarded in early February 2022.... Read more »

CHRC Press Release: Community Health Resources Commission Issues Pathways To Health Equity Call For Proposals

October 13, 2021

$13 million in new grant funding to be awarded; outreach events scheduled... Read more »

Pathways to Health Equity Program: Call for Proposals and Events

October 12, 2021

Applications in response to the Community Health Resource Commission's Call for Proposals are due by noon on December 7. Help us spread the word!... Read more »

1430 WNAV: Marylanders looking for health coverage are likely to see lower premiums on Nov. 1.

President of the Maryland Healthcare For All Coalition Vincent DeMarco said this is due to a new round of healthcare subsidies at the federal level and in the state of Maryland.... Read more »