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Op-ed: A three-pronged approach to widening health care access in Maryland

Baltimore Sun
By: Vincent DeMarco
April 21, 2022

EXCERPT:

While Maryland has led the way in fully implementing and building on the ACA — insuring an additional 400,000 people in recent years and being the first state in the nation to offer an Easy Enrollment program that allows people to sign up for health care at tax time — 6% of the state’s population remains without coverage, meaning they may go without care. When they do seek care, they tend to go to the hospital emergency room, the most expensive health care setting, which drives up costs for everyone.

Our organization, the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition, will be reaching out across the state to build support for a three-pronged health care agenda we believe is urgently needed.

Read the full article: https://www.baltimoresun.com/opinion/op-ed/bs-ed-op-0425-health-care-for-all-20220421-hgj3ku35hjaijhleumb2uqoleu-story.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=b9386fce-7b83-4e48-a03f-4af26588f188