WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s threat to stop billions of dollars in government payments to insurers and force the collapse of “Obamacare” could put the government in a legal bind. Law experts say he’d be handing insurers a solid court ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — As proposals to change the nation’s health insurance landscape continue to move swiftly, a Maryland commission created to monitor potential changes to the Affordable Care Act is preparing to meet for the first time. The Maryland Health Insurance ...Read More »
State Democrats Wednesday criticized Gov. Larry Hogan for playing politics and what they said was a lack of leadership in opposing a proposed federal rollback of the Affordable Care Act. Kathleen Matthews, chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party, called Hogan ...Read More »
Maryland could have to decide between cutting coverage or spending a lot more money to fund health care if the U.S. Senate Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act were to become law. The Better Care Reconciliation Act unveiled Thursday would ...Read More »
The health care bill drafted by U.S. Senate Republicans could threaten how hospitals in Maryland do business by ending Medicaid expansion and cutting subsidies for the individual insurance market. Under Maryland’s all-payer system, hospitals encourage more primary care services and ...Read More »
High rate increase requests have left health insurance regulators in Maryland with this challenge: At a time when insurers are pulling out of the individual markets in state after state, how high can you allow them to raise their prices without inflicting ...Read More »
Under the shadow of federal efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the General Assembly this session passed several bills that look to insulate Marylanders from changes to the health insurance law and passed packages of bills designed to ...Read More »
Republicans might have pulled the American Health Care Act, but stakeholders in Maryland’s health care community remain wary of any future reform efforts that could come out of the Trump administration or Congress. The Maryland Hospital Association and the Maryland ...
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Maryland groups that have been opposed to American Health Care Act pointed to the Congressional Budget Office analysis released Monday to support their position. The analysis by the nonpartisan CBO found the Republican-backed health care plan would result in 14 ...
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The Maryland Hospital Association keeps a busy calendar during the legislative session in Annapolis. Carmela Coyle, the association’s president and CEO, said this year the organization would offer recommendations on more than 100 bills. And this year she’s also had ...Read More »