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Baltimore Sun: Maryland lawmakers, advocates tout ‘huge wins’ in health legislation. Here’s what passed this year.

April 16, 2021

Maryland lawmakers and advocates are highlighting that they also had a ‘tremendous” year for health care legislation in the General Assembly.... Read more »

State of Reform: Health advocates praise productive legislative session

April 13, 2021

Maryland lawmakers passed several key pieces of health-related legislation during its 2021 session, including the expansion of health insurance subsidies for lower-income young adults and maternal Medicaid eligibility.... Read more »

Baltimore Sun: Maryland lawmakers bring home some victories for health care | READER COMMENTARY

April 9, 2021

Before wrapping up the legislative session this month, the Maryland General Assembly took major steps to expand and strengthen health care in the state. As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to test our health care system, lawmakers passed three important measures that will expand access to care, make care more affordable and help undo stubborn disparities in how health care is delivered.... Read more »

WMAR Baltimore: Md. lawmakers propose unemployment system reforms

February 4, 2021

Applicants would be able to utilize a check box to get their information to the Health Benefit Exchange for insurance assistance.... Read more »

AP News: Maryland lawmakers announce unemployment reform package

The package calls for a checkbox for applicants to get their information to the Health Benefit Exchange for health insurance assistance.... 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 »

Maryland coronavirus emergency healthcare enrollment extended to July 15

June 29, 2020

WDVM by: Jasmine Pelaez June 29, 2020   See the transcript: https://www.localdvm.com/news/i-270/maryland-coronavirus-emergency-healthcare-enrollment-extended-to-july-15/... Read more »

Marylanders Encouraged to Enroll in Health Insurance Program

June 24, 2020

Marylanders who still haven’t filed their state tax returns and need health insurance have less three weeks to do so.... Read more »

Special Enrollment Period For Marylanders Without Health Insurance

March 24, 2020

Having health insurance and access to care will give you peace of mind during a period of uncertainty about the threat of the coronavirus.... Read more »