Maryland Matters
Danielle J. Brown
December 13, 2023


Furthering the conversation, Vincent DeMarco with the Maryland Health Care for All Coalition provided an overview of a recent data analysis which determined that decreasing the uninsured rate may have saved the state some $460 million over 14 years.

From 2008 to 2023, Maryland’s uninsured rate decreased from 13% to 6%. DeMarco urged lawmakers to keep the momentum going for additional savings.

“We should not rest on our laurels,” DeMarco told the committee. “We did so much good for all of us going from 13% to 6%. Now let’s get from 6% to 0%.”

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