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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 »

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

November 1, 2021

As open enrollment for state health insurance kicks off Monday, health advocates and local leaders are urging young Marylanders to enroll in affordable health insurance plans.... Read more »

Maryland Matters: ‘Less Than Three Fancy Coffee Drinks’: New Program Offers Low-Cost Health Insurance to Young Adults

Beginning Monday, young adults in Maryland can enroll in a health insurance program through the state’s public health benefits exchange platform for as little as $1 a month.... 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 »

930 WFMD: American Rescue Plan Act Lowers Premiums For Those Receiving Coverage From Maryland Health Connection

August 3, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act provides help for uninsured Marylanders applying for health care through the Maryland Health Connection.... Read more »

Maryland ranks No. 5 among states with the best health care: study

August 2, 2021

Maryland in a bipartisan way has fully implemented the Affordable Care Act.... Read more »

DEMARCO HIGHLIGHTS HEALTH CARE POLICY GOALS FOR THE UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE SESSION

December 9, 2020

MarylandReporter.com spoke with Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative President Vincent DeMarco this week about his group’s three main policy goals for the upcoming legislative session: making prescription drugs more affordable, protecting and building on the Affordable Care Act, and promoting health equity. ... Read more »

A simple unemployment form change could help struggling Marylanders access affordable health care | COMMENTARY

November 16, 2020

For many people who lack coverage, an affordable — or even free — insurance plan is available. But many people simply don’t know where to begin to find coverage. As a state, we need to take steps to educate the public and make it easier for people who are facing unemployment to enroll in health insurance.... Read more »

Obamacare open enrollment begins amid pandemic, Supreme Court challenge

October 30, 2020

Maryland will open enrollment Sunday for health insurance plans created under the Affordable Care Act amid a rise in coronavirus cases and a looming Supreme Court challenge to the law. Demand is expected to be high as a result of the pandemic, which has infected more than 143,000 Marylanders and put tens of thousands out of work.... Read more »