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Statement About General Assembly Passage of SB 632 To Help Small Businesses Afford Health Care Coverage

April 11, 2022

The Maryland General Assembly has taken a major step forward in passing new legislation, SB 632, which would create a state program to help small businesses and nonprofits, including faith-based organizations, provide health insurance for their workers. ... Read more »

Media Statement About Senate Passage of SB 632 To Help Small Businesses Afford Health Care Coverage

March 21, 2022

The Maryland State Senate has taken a major step forward in passing new legislation, SB 632, which would create a state program to help small businesses and nonprofits, including faith-based organizations, provide health insurance for their workers. Though it is not everything that we asked for, the measure, as passed by the Senate, would create a workgroup, under the auspices of Maryland’s nationally acclaimed Health Benefit Exchange, to determine how the program would work. The bill commits the State to fund this program annually, beginning on July 1, 2023.... Read more »

Media Advisory: Baltimore City and State Officials to Highlight the Maryland Health Insurance Easy Enrollment Program During Tax Season

March 3, 2022

Marylanders without health insurance can start the enrollment process when they file their state taxes ... Read more »

Media Advisory: Today at 12:15 Legislators and advocates to hold news conference highlighting the urgent need for legislation to help smaller employers provide health insurance to workers

March 2, 2022

Legislation Would Significantly Bring Down Health Insurance Costs for Small Businesses and Non-Profits... Read more »

Media Statement About Extension of Open Enrollment at Maryland Health Connection

January 18, 2022

Maryland Health Connection and Gov. Larry Hogan have taken a great step by extending the deadline for open enrollment in health insurance until February 28th, giving more people the opportunity to learn about available options and sign up for coverage. ... Read more »

For Immediate Release: Statement About U.S. House of Representatives Passage of the Build Back Better Act

November 19, 2021

The Build Back Better Act will provide enormous new health benefits for Americans, and we applaud Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and all of the members of the House of Representatives who voted for it. ... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Health Equity Resource Act Meeting August 11 Open to Public

July 28, 2021

The CHRC and HERC Advisory Committee are holding the​ first meeting on the Maryland Health Equity Act on August 11 at 1:00 pm.... Read more »

COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS TO THE HEALTH EQUITY RESOURCE COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

July 13, 2021

The Committee is established under the Maryland Health Equity Resource Act approved by the Maryland General Assembly this past legislative session. The eleven individuals appointed to the HERC Advisory Committee (listed on page two) include experts in health equity, the social determinants of health, health care finance, and public health.... Read more »