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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 »

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 »

UnitedHealthcare Returns to Md. Marketplace

May 12, 2020

Stan Dorn, Director of the National Center for Coverage Innovation, said UnitedHealthcare’s decision to re-enter Maryland “says great things about the approach the Maryland Exchange has been taking.... Read more »

Media Release: Statement about special enrollment period during MD’s Coronavirus SOE

March 13, 2020

New availability complements the Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program... Read more »

Special Sign-Up Period for Health Insurance Opens

Maryland residents who lack health insurance — and who are spooked by the COVID-19 outbreak — can sign-up for coverage next week.... Read more »

Media Release: MORE THAN 18,000 UNINSURED MARYLANDERS HAVE CHECKED THE BOX ON STATE TAX RETURNS TO SHARE INFORMATION FOR HEALTH COVERAGE

March 3, 2020

PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN MARYLAND HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE AND COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE OFF TO A PROMISING START ... Read more »

Senators to introduce package aimed at improving small business climate

January 24, 2020

One of the proposals, sponsored by Hester, would provide $15 million in tax credits for small businesses shopping for health insurance through Maryland’s Small Business Health Options Program.... Read more »

Health Care Advocacy Group Marks 20th Anniversary

October 30, 2019

Hear Vinny DeMarco talk with WBAL reporter Robert Lang about open enrollment starting November 1, and about our organization's 20 year anniversary!... Read more »

Volunteers Tapped to Set Policy for Reaching Uninsured

August 16, 2019

Starting next year, Marylander residents who lack health insurance can check a box on their state tax returns indicating they don’t have coverage. The state will then investigate to see if that individual qualifies for federal tax credits that could make private coverage free or very low cost.... Read more »