Media Release: MD has reaped at least $460 M in savings for hospital costs through expansion of health insurance coverage to more residents reducing hidden health care tax

New analysis documents how expansion of insurance coverage has reduced the cost of uncompensated

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Commentary: 6% of Marylanders are uninsured. Here’s how we can get them covered.

The ACA has reduced number of uninsured, and state can build on efforts to boost insurance


Media Release: Package of Health Insurance Legislation Heading for Passage in General Assembly

March 21, 2023Contact: Vincent DeMarco Legislature Making Major Progress Toward Having All


WBFF: Vinny DeMarco discusses Easy Enrollment Program

“Many of those uninsured people are eligible and unenrolled. That’s why the Easy Enrollment


WMAR TV: Health insurance assistance

February 10, 2023 Excerpt: “This Easy Enrollment that we’ve implemented in Maryland is


WMDT: MD Sen. Chris Van Hollen to introduce National version of Md’s ‘Easy Enrollment’

February 8, 2023 By Rob Flaks Excerpt: “This will help thousands of people presently uninsured


WJZ TV: State lawmakers urge Marylanders to utilize Easy Enrollment Program

February 10, 2023 Excerpt: “Just check a box on your 502 and 502 B state tax forms indicating


WBAL: Enroll in health insurance on taxes

February 10, 2023 Excerpt: “120,000 Marylanders have used that checkoff box on their tax returns.


PGC TV: Maryland Health Benefit Exchange

February 10, 2023 Excerpt: “When you file your tax returns…if you think you might be eligible


WBFF: Easy Enrollment Program

February 10, 2023 Excerpt: “I know first-hand just how essential having high quality, affordable


Chris Van Hollen, Brooke Lierman, other officials urge uninsured Marylanders to sign up for coverage through taxes

February 10, 2023 By Angela Roberts Excerpt: The open enrollment period closed last month, but


With tax season underway, officials hope more Marylanders will check off ‘easy enrollment’ box to get health insurance info

February 13, 2023 By: Danielle Gaines Excerpt: Maryland was the first state in the country to

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WFMD: Legislators, Md. Health Care For All Coalition Gather To Express Support For Five Health Care Bills

January 31, 2023By Kevin McManus Excerpt: “The Maryland Health Care For All Coalition says


Baltimore seniors glean how new federal law cuts Medicare prescription costs

By Bethany Raja October 7, 2022 WYPR News Excerpt: U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes, who represents the


Senators, advocates say Inflation Reduction Act will make health care more affordable

September 6, 2022WBAL-Lisa Robinson Excerpt: The federal Inflation Reduction Act will help make


WMDT: Inflation Reduction Act extends ACA premium payments to 2025, offers low to no premium payments for low-income Americans

Excerpt: “In a rally Thursday, members of Maryland Health Care for all called the measure a


Dan Rodricks: For Marylanders 18 to 34, a deal on health insurance and a brief history lesson

If you are between the ages of 18 and 34 and still don’t have health insurance, you should look


WYPR: It’s open enrollment time for health insurance plans

As open enrollment for state health insurance kicks off Monday, health advocates and local leaders


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

Open enrollment for 2022 plans on the exchange begins Nov. 1, and the local executives, plus some